The Getty Center, Los Angeles, California

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The Getty Center

1200 Getty Center Dr Ste 100

Los Angeles, CA 90049

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(310) 440-7300

http://www.getty.edu/

  • 3 mentions in LA in a day (or two)- what are the must sees?

    • Maria O.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Maria O. said, "...from Valerie and Phil. Griffith Observatory is a big must-see! I also loved LACMA The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA and the The Getty Center We rented bikes and cycled from Venice Beach Boardwalk to Santa Monica which was fab. Drinks and Jazz on..." See More

    • Judi F.

      Judi F. said, "...any of the many excellent restaurants. Just search Yelp for the ones that appeal to you. The next day, go to The Getty Center in Brentwood, stroll the Venice Beach Boardwalk, and have dinner at Gjelina (preferably on the terrace)...." See More

    • Lila B.

      Lila B. said, "...just gorgeous. And then go to Santa Monica Pier and the beach there. It's lovely. Another good place to explore is The Getty Center, just to walk around the gardens and lay on the lawn in the sun...." See More

  • 3 mentions in Free things to do in Los Angeles?

    • Vicky I.

      Vicky I. said, "...downtown up and down the boulevard. (Line 33 is a good one). Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus takes you to the The Getty Center and admission is free. I suggest basing yourself in Culver City as you'll be close to the Metro Expo..." See More

    • Kristal S.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Kristal S. said, "...sell prepared foods, produce and a few stands have locally made things for sale (soaps, fish tanks, clothes, plant holders, etc.) The Getty Center and Getty Villa are always free, but parking is $15. The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA is free every Thursday..." See More

    • rena g.

      rena g. said, "...1. The Annenberg Space for Photography for photography in century city- free and great 2. The Getty Center, Getty Villa- both free (need to pay for parking) and beautiful architecture and artwork. do one of the tours 3. Point Dume State Beach..." See More

  • 2 mentions in First time in LA - How can I feel like a local?

    • Supun E.

      Supun E. said, "...Hollywood Sign from the observatory is still popular among us locals too. Museums? The Los Angeles County Museum of Art and The Getty Center has some great exhibits. The Space Shuttle Endeavour @ California Science Center exhibit has been very popular among locals..." See More

    • Enchanted F.

      Enchanted F. said, "...LA has great museums; must visits include The Getty Center and Getty Villa in Malibu ; LACMA in mid city; MOCA for contemporary art; further afield you have Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena . While downtown be sure to view some great architectural..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Places to see in L.A.

    • Soleil M.

      Soleil M. said, "...Just to name of few of my favorites: Los Angeles ChinatownThird Street Promenade The Getty Center Kodak TheatreLACMAThe Griffith ObservatoryHollywood BowlThe GroveOlvera Street PlazaArclight HollywoodVenice Beach and BoardwalkLa Brea Tar Pits..." See More

    • Priscilla S.

      Priscilla S. said, "...There are many great places to see, but some of my favorites are: 1. Griffith Observatory - awesome LA views 2. The Getty Center- cool art, great views, nice restaurant 3. Malibu Family Wines - picnic-style outdoor tasting room, live music, decent..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Things to do in Los Angeles

    • Joshua M.

      Joshua M. said, "...the heart of Downtown and worth checking out. Silver Lakeis considered the hipster area. Lot's of cafe's and various vintage shops. The Getty Center was already mentioned by I second it. Nice art collection and incredible views. Abbot Kinney Blvd is an interested..." See More

    • Jinny O.

      Jinny O. said, "...the brief list. If you'd like to read more/see pics, click on the link above :) 1. Santa Monica Pier 2. The Getty Center and/or the Getty Villa 3. Hollywood Walk of Fame 4. Watch the sunset at the Griffith Observatory 5. Go..." See More

  • 2 mentions in 2 days in LA, what to do and where to eat?

    • Margot T.

      Margot T. said, "...missed. At Gjelina, if you go for dinner get the mushroom toast. As far as unique things to do in LA, The Getty Center is great. The architecture and views are beautiful. You could have a nice picnic. LACMA is another fantastic museum...." See More

    • Marty M.

      Marty M. said, "...you are not renting a car then download the UBER app. 2 places to visit in LA that are very special. The Getty Center and Getty Villa Both are free but you pay $15 for parking. All other tourist locations are personal preference...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Planning for 3-4 day trip in LA and there going to SFO for 3 days by car. P

    • Kristal S.

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      Kristal S. said, "...Hi Rya, The following are nice places to check out in LA: - The Getty Center- museum is free, parking is $15 I believe - Malibu Beach - nice beaches, good restaurants, nice to walk around - Santa Monica - good place..." See More

    • Winifred N.

      Winifred N. said, "...Santa Monica beaches. If the weather is nice, you can rent a bike and ride along a very long bike path. The Getty Center The big one near the 405 has spectacular views of Los Angeles. You have to pay $15 for parking,..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What are the top 5 sights I can't miss in L.A.?

    • Judi F.

      Judi F. said, "...travel. It's impossible to recommend "must see" sites without knowing what you like to do, but here are some wonderful ones: The Getty Center and The Getty Villa The Venice Beach Boardwalk on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon Good Korean barbecue in Koreatown..." See More

    • Dolores L.

      Dolores L. said, "... The Getty Center; LACMA; Walt Disney Concert Hall; The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino; Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena; dim sum in San Gabriel; Porto's Bakery & Cafe in Glendale, where you might just spot Andy Garcia..." See More

  • 1 mention in LA-San Diego-Las Vegas-San Francisco: road trip with kids, what to see?

    • Breanna W.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Breanna W. said, "...will typically be the easiest. Things to try to add to your LA itinerary (and not terribly far from Thousand Oaks): The Getty Center and Universal Studios HollywoodSan Diego: try to make it to La Jolla Cove during a weekday, my niece and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where are the best local spots in LA?

    • Lila B.

      Lila B. said, "...The beach at Santa Monica Pier. Also, a lot of locals hang out on the lawn at The Getty Center...." See More

  • 1 mention in Ideal Road Trip through California starting in LA?

    • Kristal S.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Kristal S. said, "...Canyon Park, eat sushi Hide Sushi, treat yourself to a nice dinner - Nobu Malibu, KOI Restaurant, Mastro's Steakhouse, visit the The Getty Center. Check out Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach Boardwalk. Take Pacific coast highway to Santa Barbara spend a..." See More

  • 1 mention in Is the Santa Monica Pier worth seeing?

    • Breanna W.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Breanna W. said, "...LA for half the hassle and prices! What I would personally do instead is pack a picnic and spend the day The Getty Center ($15 to park, no entrance fee) - the lawn just above the gardens (below) is the absolute best!..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best attractions to see for first timers in L.A.?

    • Maria O.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Maria O. said, "...Hi Frank, I spent 2 weeks in LA for the first time last summer. These are the places I loved: LACMA The Getty Center MOCA Grand Avenue Griffith Observatory for observatory and views Santa Monica Cycle to Venice Venice Beach and Boardwalk Arclight..." See More

  • 1 mention in 10 hours at LAX - should I leave the airport to see Los Angeles?

    • Connie N.

      Connie N. said, "...best bet. Traffic in other directions could really cause you stress. Plus, while LA does have some very nice attractions ( The Getty Center ), LA really isn't a very interesting or beautiful city like some. Stick to the beaches and protect your..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best Restaurants and things to do in LA?

    • Laurie P.

      Laurie P. said, "...and do: MOCA (Museum of Comtemparary Art, downtown, near Walt Disney Concert Hall) 152 N. Central, 213.626.6222 (closed Tues., Wed.) * The Getty Center (Brentwood area) beautiful museum with beautiful grounds; popular tourist destination, but locals love it, too LACMA world-class museum—gets all..." See More

  • 1 mention in Visiting a friend in November for a week and need suggestions on what to do

    • Mei & Kerstin O.

      Mei & Kerstin O. said, "...to do in Los Angeles and the surrounding area, including the Universal Studios Hollywood, the Griffith Observatory, the Getty Villa, the The Getty Center, with addresses, the best beaches and insider tips about where to shop and hike. Check it out here...." See More

  • 1 mention in What would be on your top-100 list of things to do in L.A.?

    • Kristal S.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Kristal S. said, "...to the Farmers Market - this is the permanent one by the Grove 17. Get Randy's Donuts 18. Go to the The Getty Center 19. Walk along the Hollywood Walk of fame 20. Go to the LACMA 21. Cruise Sunset Blvd 22. Hike..." See More

  • 1 mention in Things to do during a 28 hour layover?

    • Vicky I.

      Vicky I. said, "...is only 15 - 20 minutes from the airport by car. I always take my out of town visitors to the The Getty Center, which is always a hit, and if you have time, the Getty Villa - parking is free at..." See More

  • 1 mention in Please tell me the 5 best tourist spots in LA

    • Heather Ann W.

      Heather Ann W. said, "...Santa Monica Pier Griffith Observatory Venice Beach and Boardwalk La Brea Tar Pits Hollywood Sign The Getty Center..." See More

  • 1 mention in 5 best things to do in L.A.?

    • Kristal S.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Kristal S. said, "...renting a car because public transportation is a hassle. For museums, my favorites are LACMA , La Brea Tar Pits and The Getty Center. For pricier restaurants I love Mastro's Steakhouse, KOI Restaurant, Nobu Los Angeles or Nobu Malibu, Chinois On Main,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Looking for fun insider tips to impress my girlfriend

    • Christian C.

      Christian C. said, "...espresso at Intelligentsia Coffee - and if she's up for the drive to Malibu, you can start a perfect date at The Getty Center, then go hiking Escondido Falls, and relax for a few hours at Point Dume State Beach before your..." See More

  • 1 mention in First time in LA! How do I experience it as a young local?

    • Jason C.

      Jason C. said, "...should be a tourist location, but it's all locals. There are shops, restaurants, and an Intelligentsia Rose Bowl Flea Market LACMA The Getty Center Downtown LA / Arts District / Little Tokyo Third Street Promenade Venice Beach and Boardwalk Abbot Kinney — bring..." See More

  • 1 mention in 6 Days in LA - what are the best experiences? :-)

    • Maysel G.

      Maysel G. said, "...awesome theme parks with insane roller coasters! Also highly recommend The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in Pasadena and The Getty Center! Other must dos are sunset strip, Hollywood Walk of fame etc. Have a great time :)..." See More

  • 1 mention in One month to Travel the US- need itinerary help!

    • Simon Y.

      Simon Y. said, "...tips on my home city (simon.yugler(at)gmail.com) Hawaii- Just Relax and let your friend show you around. Los Angeles- Hit up the The Getty Center, Venice Beach, & Topanga. Chicago- House of Blues? Don't know it much. New York City- The city is..." See More

  • 1 mention in Visiting LA in July, best ways of transportation without a car?

    • Breanna W.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Breanna W. said, "...That will be your cheapest option and is pretty easy. Unfortunately public transportation in LA isn't the best, and getting to The Getty Center is probably going to take you at least an hour (probably more like 1.5 to 2 hours). I would..." See More

  • 1 mention in What's worth checking out in Los Angeles for a family with a blind child?

    • Nathan A.

      Nathan A. said, "...during the late spring/summer months, though since it's LA, others are year-round. There used to be music every Friday night at The Getty Center- that might still be running...." See More

  • 1 mention in Best view points of the city during day and night?

    • Breanna W.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Breanna W. said, "...have Union Station, Grand Central Market, the Bradbury Building and Alameda St at Los Angeles StI always get gorgeous shots at The Getty Center of the buildings and also of LA. For night time shots, try the Santa Monica Pier. The Ferris Wheel..." See More

  • 1 mention in What is a good five day itinerary for Los Angeles?

    • Kristal S.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Kristal S. said, "...Hi Sef, There's lots to do in LA, per your interests the LACMA is a great museum, The Getty Center is great with amazing views, the Griffith Observatory provides a great view of Los Angeles. For some great meals I love the following:..." See More