We offer two types of visits: Guided and Self-Guided. These visits are offered at both the Getty Center and the Getty Villa.

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The collection: pre-20th century European art from as far back as the 8th century, and 19th- and 20th-century American and European photography
The building: bold contemporary architecture of Richard Meier
Location: in Brentwood, just off the 405 freeway, north of Sunset Boulevard

The collection: Ancient Greek, Roman, and Etruscan art from 6500 B.C. to A.D. 400
The building: fashioned after an ancient Roman villa that was buried in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79
Location: in Malibu, on the Pacific Coast Highway

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Guided and Self-Guided Visits are offered at both locations, but daily availability differs

Getty Center Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Guided No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Self-Guided No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Getty Villa Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Guided Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Self-Guided Yes No Yes Yes Yes