J. Paul Getty Villa

Art Museum, Art Gallery
17985 Pacific Coast Hwy
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
(310) 440-7300
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 9:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm


  • Check out the gift shop!
  • The Getty Villa is the only reconstruction of a Roman Patrician country home in the United States
  • Take the tours! They are free and a great way to find out whats up.
  • If you end up arriving at the gate without a reservation, call them (310.440.7300) and they'll give you a ticket number in less than a minute, which you'll be able to provide it in time to security.
  • bad cell phone service
  • Great place to bring a date or bring the kids. The gardens are breathtaking. They may inspire you to garden more.
  • Although most of the art has moved to the Frank Gehry-designed Getty Center, the original siteJ. Paul Getty's former villastill houses Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiquities.
  • Classy yet cheap date idea! Well, it's actually free. This was Cheap Date Idea #96 on my blog.
  • I've heard so much good stuff about this place. I definitely need to take some time and visit this place.
  • This place is out of this world, great collection and decoration
  • If you're not super into antiquities, stick to the Getty Museum - the traffic to and fro is not worth the trip.
  • This magnificent Malibu property includes an educational center and museum dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome and Etruria.
  • Check your coat in and get the audio tour at the Information desk.
  • Smokers tip: you can smoke in the fruit and herbs garden :)
  • Built by oil tycoon as a museum to house his ancient collections, the building is the only recreation of a Roman patrician villa in the US and is modeled after the Villa of the Papyri at Herculaneum.
  • Cool place to go
  • Purrty structure and purrty views. Oh, and purry art.
  • The Getty Villa in Malibu is an educational center and museum dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria. Admire the views, art, and architecture?
  • If you pay for parking at one museum, you can visit the other one, on the same day, for free. Ask for a pass at the information booth.
  • Want these slippers

Nearby places

17985 Pacific Coast Hwy
21150 Pacific Coast Hwy (at Las Flores Canyon Rd.)
17300 Pacific Coast Hwy (at Sunset Blvd)