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The Getty Villa - Things to Know Before Visiting

17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272, USA

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About The Getty Villa

The Getty Villa is an educational center and museum dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria. The collection has 44,000 Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities dating from 6,500 BC to 400 AD, including the Lansdowne Heracles and the Victorious Youth. The UCLA/Getty Master's Program in Archaeological and Ethnographic Conservation is housed on this campus.


Attractions Near The Getty Villa

Topanga State Park
Topanga State Park5.65km from The Getty Villa

Topanga State Park is part of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and is located between West Los Angeles, Topanga Canyon and Malibu. Covering 11,000 acres, with thirty-six miles of trails and unimproved roads, the park's boundaries stretch from Topanga Canyon to Pacific Palisades and Mulholland Drive. There are more than 60 trail entrances.

Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica State Beach6.88km from The Getty Villa

A wonderful beach located just west of Downtown Los Angeles. The beach is two miles long, has a picnic area, shops and pier. Visitor activities include volleyball, basketball and a running strip along the beach.

Downtown Santa Monica
Downtown Santa Monica7.08km from The Getty Villa

This is a worldclass shoppig, dining and entertainment destination located jus steps from the beautiful pacific ocean. It is home to hundreds of businesses catering to your every need.

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier7.42km from The Getty Villa

Pacific Park is the family place to play! It's the West Coast's only amusement park located on a pier. Millions of visitors each year enjoy all the rides, games and fun you'd expect from one of Southern California's Leading attractions. There are a total of twelve rides in Pacific Plunge, including the world's first and only solar powered Ferris wheel that provides a view of the Pacific Ocean and a roller coaster that circles the majority of the park.

Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier7.49km from The Getty Villa

Large double-jointed pier containing a small amusement park, concession stands, and areas for views and fishing.

Getty Research Institute
Getty Research Institute8.93km from The Getty Villa

The Getty Research Institute , located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, is "dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing understanding of the visual arts". This centre features works of art dating from the eighth through the twenty-first century, showcased against a backdrop of dramatic architecture, tranquil gardens, and breathtaking views of Los Angeles. The collection includes European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts and so more.

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