"The Getty Museum" Getty Center Tip by krissyM

Getty Center, Los Angeles: 69 reviews and 119 photos


The Getty is a great way to spend the afternoon. Admission is free but parking is $7 per car. A tram takes you up the hill to the museum giving you nail biting views over the side of the cliff. Once you're up there, on a clear day you can see right to the Channel Islands. Most days though you can't see far through the smog.

I think this is one of the best art galleries in the LA area. The most poplular room is the impressionist wing and contains a number of Monets. You are allowed to bring in camera just remember, don't use a flash.

The builing itself is an architectural masterpiece, designed by Richard Meier. The gardens outside are beautiful. The best time to visit is spring and summer when all the flowers are in bloom.

Address: 1200 Getty Center Drive, LA, CA 90049
Directions: Exit the 405 onto Getty Center Drive. Follow the signs.
Phone: (310) 440-7300
Website: http://www.getty.edu/visit/center/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 15, 2007
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