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Where to Find Us

17985 Pacific Coast Highway

Pacific Palisades, California 90272

(310) 440-7300

What to See

Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities arranged by themes including Gods and Goddesses, Dionysos and the Theater, and Stories of the Trojan War

Roman-inspired architecture and gardens

Opening Hours
The Getty Villa site and galleries are open:

Wednesday - Monday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday CLOSED

Closed on January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving, and December 25.

Admission
Admission to the Getty Villa and to all exhibitions is FREE. An advance, timed ticket is required.Book your free tickets now.

Location
The Getty Villa is located at 17985 Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades, California, one mile north of Sunset Boulevard and approximately 25 miles west of downtown Los Angeles.


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Driving Directions
From Los Angeles, take the I-10 (Santa Monica Freeway) west until it turns into Route 1 (Pacific Coast Highway) going north along the Pacific Ocean. Continue on Route 1 for approximately five miles to the Getty Villa.

Please note that visitors must approach the Getty Villa from the south. Access to the Getty Villa entrance is only from the northbound right-hand lane of Pacific Coast Highway (PCH). Turning left across PCH is illegal and any attempt to enter the site via Coastline Drive is not permitted.

Parking
Parking is $15 per car or motorcycle.

On-site parking is available for all ticket holders.

No walk-ins are permitted except for those arriving by public transportation. Passengers exiting at PCH (Pacific Coast Highway) and Coastline Drive to visit the Getty Villa must have their Villa admission ticket hole-punched by the driver before exiting the bus in order to enter the Villa.

There are designated handicapped-accessible spaces on the lowest level of the parking structure.

Public Transportaion
Get to the Getty Villa via public transit! Metro Bus 534 stops at Coastline Drive and Pacific Coast Highway directly across from the Getty Villa entrance. To find the route that is best for you, call (800) COMMUTE or use the Trip Planner on www.metro.net, the Web site of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Passengers exiting at PCH (Pacific Coast Highway) and Coastline Drive to visit the Getty Villa must have their Villa admission ticket hole-punched by the driver before exiting the bus in order to enter the Villa.

Drop-off
Passenger drop-offs are permitted inside the entrance gate for vehicles of nine passengers or less, once each person being dropped off has been checked for a Villa ticket. Security officers or Visitor Services staff at the Getty Villa entrance gate will direct you to the drop-off area.

No walk-ins are permitted except for those arriving by public transportation. Passengers must have their Villa admission ticket hole-punched by the driver before exiting the bus in order to enter the Villa.

Taxis
Taxis can drop off and pick up passengers in the designated area inside the Villa entrance gate. Security officers or Visitor Services staff will direct the taxi to the drop-off area.

Visitors who take a taxi to the Villa must present a taxi receipt along with a Villa ticket.

No walk-ins are permitted except for those arriving by public transportation. Passengers must have their Villa admission ticket hole-punched by the driver before exiting the bus in order to enter the Villa.

Motorcycles and Bicycles
Bicyclists can park their bicycles without charge at the Pacific Coast Highway gate. A complimentary shuttle must then be taken to the Visitor Drop-Off Shuttle Stop near the Loggia.

Motorcyclists must pay the parking fee. One motorcycle will fit in each space.

Oversized Vehicles
Parking is available for vehicles up to 6'10" and of standard car length and width. There is no parking for RVs, motor homes, limousines, and other larger vehicles.

Electric Cars
Parking with plug-ins for electric vehicles is available.

Groups and Tour Buses
See Tips for Groups for information about accommodations for groups of 15 or more.

For more information, including tips on receiving and printing tickets to the Getty Villa, see frequently asked questions.