Tours

Art, garden, and architecture tours

The Getty Center is open today. Admission is free, no ticket required.The Getty Center is closed today.

The Getty Villa is open today. Admission is free, but an advance, timed-entry ticket is required.The Getty Villa is closed today.

Get free tickets to the Getty Villa

Daily

10:15 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm

GETTY CENTER

Discover more about Richard Meier's architecture and the design of the Getty Center site in this 45-minute tour.  Details 

Daily

through Mar 4, 2019

10:30 am

GETTY VILLA

Explore the architecture of the Getty Villa and learn about daily life in the ancient world in this 40-minute tour.  Details 

Thursdays, Saturdays

10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Discover the rich mythological and cultural connections of ancient flora in this 40-minute tour of the Getty Villa's gardens.  Details 

Weekdays

through Jun 8

11 am, 12 pm

GETTY VILLA

Discover the richness of ancient art with an in-depth look at a major work in the Museum's collection.  Details 

Daily

through Jul 30

11 am, 1 pm

GETTY CENTER

This one-hour tour provides an overview of major works from the Museum's collection. Meet at the Information Desk.  Details 

Daily

through Mar 4, 2019

11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Explore the architecture of the Getty Villa and learn more about daily life in the ancient world in this 40-minute tour.  Details 

Daily

11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Designed and conceived by artist Robert Irwin, the Central Garden is the focus of this 45-minute tour.  Details 

Daily

through Jul 30

11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

In this exhibition tour, become an eyewitness to some of the most magnificent ceremonies and dramatic events of 18th-century Europe, as...  Details 

Daily

through Jun 6

12 pm

GETTY CENTER

Explore a variety of examples of Renaissance art in the Getty collection.  Details 

Weekdays

through Jun 30

1 pm

GETTY VILLA

This 50-minute tour provides an overview of major works from the Museum's collection.  Details 

Thursdays

1 pm - 3 pm

GETTY VILLA

A sweet and savory menu inspired by the ancient Mediterranean.  Details 

Daily

through Jul 30

2 pm

GETTY CENTER

Explore the Getty's collection of 19th-century paintings by artists such as Millet, Monet, and Van Gogh in this one-hour tour. The tour may...  Details 

Tuesdays, Thursdays

through Jul 27

2 pm

GETTY CENTER

This one-hour gallery tour provides an in-depth view of prints, artists' books, journals, and manuscripts documenting the international concrete poetry movement.  Details 

Thursdays

through Jun 29

2 pm

GETTY VILLA

Join a Getty curator for an insider's perspective on works of art or the architecture.  Details 

Daily

through Jun 30

2:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

This 15-minute tour explores a 21st-century multimedia installation that examines the ravages of time and echoes of power in depictions of...  Details 

Thursdays

through Sep 28

2:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Enjoy a 30-minute tour of the Getty Villa's gardens and explore the plants, herbs, and fruits used for cooking in antiquity.  Details 

Daily

2:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Explore the architecture of the Getty Villa and learn more about daily life in the ancient world in this 40-minute tour. Meet at the Tour...  Details 

Tuesdays, Thursdays

through Jul 27

3 pm

GETTY CENTER

This 30-minute gallery tour examines original drawings, sketches, prints, photographs, and models to reveal parallels between the architecture of the Berlin Philharmonic and the Walt Disney Concert Hall.  Details 

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays

10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Discover the rich mythological and cultural connections of ancient flora in this tour of the gardens  Details 

Mondays, Fridays

through Jun 30

2 pm

GETTY VILLA

An in-depth look at special topics such as mythology, death, nudity, wine, or artistic practices in the ancient world.  Details 

Saturdays, Sundays

through Jun 25

11 am

GETTY VILLA

This 50-minute tour provides an overview of major works from the Museum's collection.  Details 

Saturdays, Sundays

through Jun 4

12 pm, 1 pm

GETTY VILLA

Discover the richness of ancient art with an in-depth look at a major work in the Museum's collection.  Details 

Saturdays, Sundays

through Jun 25

1 pm

GETTY VILLA

This 50-minute tour provides an overview of major works from the Museum's collection.  Details 

Saturdays

1 pm - 3 pm

GETTY VILLA

A sweet and savory menu inspired by the ancient Mediterranean.  Details 

Saturdays

through Sep 30

2:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Enjoy a 30-minute tour of the Getty Villa's gardens and explore the plants, herbs, and fruits used for cooking in antiquity.  Details 

Tuesday

JUN 13

2:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Amanda Maddox, assistant curator, the J. Paul Getty Museum, leads a combined gallery tour of the exhibitions Now Then: Chris Killip and the...  Details 

Thursday

JUN 22

2:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Curator Julian Brooks leads a gallery tour of the exhibition The Lure of Italy: Artists' Views.  Details 

Thursday

JUL 13

2 pm

GETTY VILLA

The curator of the exhibition Roman Mosaics across the Empire leads a one-hour tour of elaborate mosaic floors from Italy and its provinces...  Details 

Tuesday

JUL 25

2:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Amanda Maddox, assistant curator, the J. Paul Getty Museum, leads a combined gallery tour of the exhibitions Now Then: Chris Killip and the...  Details 

Wednesday

JUL 26

1:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Curator Peter Björn Kerber leads a gallery tour of the exhibition Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe.  Details 

Wednesday

AUG 2

2:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Amanda Maddox, assistant curator, the J. Paul Getty Museum, leads a combined gallery tour of the exhibitions Now Then: Chris Killip and the...  Details 

Thursday

AUG 10

2 pm

GETTY VILLA

The curator of the exhibition Roman Mosaics across the Empire leads a one-hour tour of elaborate mosaic floors from Italy and its provinces...  Details 

Thursday

SEP 14

2 pm

GETTY VILLA

The curator of the exhibition Roman Mosaics across the Empire leads a one-hour tour of elaborate mosaic floors from Italy and its provinces...  Details