The Getty Center

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The Getty Center is a world-famous museum located on a hilltop in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles. The museum has a vast collection of artwork from a range of cultures, time periods, including European paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts as well as photographs from the 19th century through present day from all over the world. Museum also well known for its architecture, stunning views of the city, and gardens.

The Getty Center's buildings are constructed from white travertine stone and feature a series of interconnected pavilions, gardens, and courtyards. The complex covers 110 acres and includes several museums, exhibition spaces, research facilities, conservation labs, and educational programs.

The highlight of the Getty Center is undoubtedly its collection of European paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts, which include works by renowned artists such as Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Monet, and Cézanne. The Museum also boasts a large collection of Greek and Roman antiquities, illuminated manuscripts, and rare books.

Things to do at the Getty Center

Ascend the hill from the main parking area:

Enjoy the views of the Getty Center and the surrounding cityscape when gliding from parking to the top of the hill. Keep an eye out to spot deers under the trees.

Admire the art:

The Getty Center houses an impressive collection of art, including works by Van Gogh, Monet, and Rembrandt. Also, the museum houses an extensive collection of decorative arts, drawings, sculptures, manuscripts and contemporary art.

Explore the gardens:

Admire Robert Irwin's Central Garden, a living masterpiece that has various water features, seasonal plants, and a large lawn that is ideal for picnics.

Get a souvenir:

Buy a souvenir of your visit to home from the Getty Museum Store. You can choose from novel gifts, gifts inspired by art, a wide selection of books and more.

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    3 hours

Address of The Getty Center

1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Opening & Closing time of The Getty Center

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