The J. Paul Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive, suite 1000, LA, CA
Tel.: (001) (310) 440-7300
1- Tuesday and Wednesday: 11 to 19
2- Thursday and Friday: 11 to 21
3- Saturday and Sunday: 10 to 18
Getty Center is located in the foothills of Santa Monica Mountains,
overlooking Los Angeles, California with spectacular views.
Center includes several buildings, such as five museum pavilions,
research institute with 80,000 volume collection, auditorium and
Art collection cover ancient art, paintings, drawings, sculpture,
photographs, illustrated manuscripts, decorative arts and more. Those
are grouped in three periods:
Prior to 1600
2- 1600 to 1800
3- After 1800
the museum buildings, there are beautiful gardens with variety of
native and important plants. Two special attractions are the fountains
and the central garden with its maze of azaleas.
spacious buildings were designed by Richard Meier. Sixteen thousand
(16000) tons of Travertine stone were imported from Italy to cover
center is open throughout the year, except on Mondays and holidays.
includes facilities for children and people with disabilities; also
different tours for visitors.