Tips for Families

Things to Do


The Cafe offers a children’s menu, including pizza, grilled cheese, and peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches.

The Garden Terrace Cafe also has food available for purchase, and outside seating overlooking the Central Garden.

Coffee carts sell drinks, hot dogs, and snacks.

Bring a picnic to enjoy on the lawn next to the Central Garden or at any public seating areas. Picnic tables and lawns are also available at the Lower Tram Station, near where you board the tram.

Gallery Restrictions

Child-carrying backpacks are not allowed in the galleries.

Baby bottles are allowed in the galleries; no other food or beverages are permitted.

Strollers and Wheelchairs

Standard strollers and wheelchairs are available for free at the Lower Tram Station above the main parking structure, and at the coat check in the Museum Entrance Hall.

Family Restroom

A family restroom, equipped with a private nursing area and a unisex stall in which you can assist a companion, is located in the Museum's South Pavilion.

All Getty Center public restrooms have diaper-changing tables.

Children's Shop

The Children's Shop in the Museum's West Pavilion has books, art and activity kits, toys, games, and other fun, educational items for children, families, and the young at heart.

Pokémon GO

Please catch 'em all with care for the safety of the art and respect for your fellow visitors. Keep in mind:

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Keep a minimum of 18 inches away from artwork.
  • Don’t stop in narrow public walkways or stairways for several minutes.
  • Don’t try to access restricted, staff-only locations.

Thank you for your cooperation.