The Getty Villa

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A multimillion dollar restoration process has breathed new life into the original site of J. Paul Getty's first museum. A trip to this visionary's realm is an educational experience set in an enthralling and awe-inspiring environment. Take in the marvelous architecture as you explore the halls housing Greek, Roman and Etruscan art collections and antiquities. Over 1,200 works are on display in various galleries devoted to the permanent collection, with additional galleries for rotating exhibitions. The Villa prides itself on its jewelry assortment and coin collection. The iconic, bronze kouros, Victorious Youth is a great crowd drawer.

Location:  17985 Pacific Coast Highway

Business hours:  Mo 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., We-Su 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.