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

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

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 

Daily

through Sep 3

11 am, 1 pm, 2:15 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 Aug 31

11 am

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 Oct 1

11:30 am, 2:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Join in the celebration of David Hockney's 80th trip around the sun. Explore this London-to-L.A. artist's playful self-portraits and...  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 

Weekdays

through Sep 29

12 pm

GETTY VILLA

This 50-minute tour provides an overview of the Museum's exhibition Roman Mosaics across the Empire.  Details 

Daily

through Sep 3

12:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

This one-hour tour focuses on the Getty's rich collection of 17th-century art by such old masters as Peter Paul Rubens, Rembrandt...  Details 

Thursdays

1 pm - 3 pm

GETTY VILLA

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

Daily

through Sep 30

1 pm

GETTY VILLA

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

Daily

through Sep 3

1:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Explore the Getty's collection of 17th- and 18th-century art in this one-hour tour of French decorative arts, paintings, and sculpture made...  Details 

Daily

through Sep 3

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 

Thursdays

through Dec 21

2 pm

GETTY VILLA

Join a Getty curator for an hour-long insider's perspective on works of art in the permanent collection, changing exhibitions, or the...  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 

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 Sep 29

2 pm

GETTY VILLA

This 50-minute-long tour looks in-depth at special topics such as mythology, death, nudity, wine, or artistic practices in the ancient...  Details 

Fridays

through Aug 25

4 pm, 4:30 pm, 5:30 pm, 6:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Fridays, Saturdays

through Sep 2

4:30 pm, 6:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

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

Fridays, Saturdays

through Sep 2

5 pm, 6 pm

GETTY CENTER

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

Saturdays

through Aug 26

11 am, 12 pm, 5:30 pm, 6:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

This 50-minute tour provides an overview of the Museum's exhibition Roman Mosaics across the Empire.  Details 

Saturdays, Sundays

through Aug 27

12 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 

Saturdays

through Aug 19

4:30 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 

Saturdays

through Aug 26

5 pm, 7 pm

GETTY VILLA

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

Saturdays

through Aug 26

5 pm, 7 pm

GETTY VILLA

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

Saturdays

through Aug 26

5:30 pm, 6:30 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

Sep 1 - Sep 29

11 am

GETTY VILLA

Discover the richness of ancient art in this 20-minute gallery tour that looks in depth at a major work in the Museum's collection. Sign-up...  Details 

Saturdays, Sundays

Sep 2 - Sep 30

11 am

GETTY VILLA

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

Saturdays, Sundays

Sep 2 - Sep 30

12 pm

GETTY VILLA

Discover the richness of ancient art in this 20-minute gallery tour that looks in depth at a major work in the Museum's collection. Sign-up...  Details 

Saturdays, Sundays

Sep 2 - Sep 30

1 pm

GETTY VILLA

This 50-minute tour provides an overview of the Museum's exhibition Roman Mosaics across the Empire.  Details 

Thursday

SEP 7

2:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Julian Brooks, senior curator of drawings, and Virginia Heckert, curator of photographs, the J. Paul Getty Museum, lead a gallery tour of...  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 

Tuesday

OCT 3

2:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Julian Brooks, senior curator of drawings, and Virginia Heckert, curator of photographs, the J. Paul Getty Museum, lead a gallery tour of...  Details 

Thursday

OCT 12

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

NOV 9

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

DEC 7

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