Tips for Families

Admission to the Getty Villa is FREE for the whole family. Each Villa ticket allows you to bring up to three children ages 15 and under with you in one car.

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Prepare for Your Visit

Get educational tips for preparing your family for a visit to the Getty Villa and exploring art of the ancient world, and find a listing of all our family programs and activities.

Find a staff person or volunteer to answer your questions and provide directions. They will help you find the fun-filled Family Forum or the Outer Peristyle, with its 220-foot long reflecting pool and illusionistic wall paintings sprinkled with fanciful depictions of birds, lizards, and other creatures.

Eats and Treats

The Cafe offers a "bambino" menu for children featuring organic, locally grown produce where possible. Families are also welcome to bring lunch and enjoy a picnic in the Villa's public seating areas.
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Baby bottles are allowed in the galleries; no other food or beverages are permitted.

Strollers and Wheelchairs

Standard strollers and wheelchairs are available without charge on a first-come, first-served basis in the Entry Pavilion. Please note that child-carrying backpacks are not allowed in the galleries.

Family Restroom

Family restrooms, equipped with diaper-changing facilities and a unisex stall in which you can assist a companion, are located adjacent to the Museum Store and at the tour bus drop-off area. All Getty Villa public restrooms have diaper-changing tables.

  • Pay Once, Park Twice

    Get same-day parking at both the Getty Center and the Getty Villa for one $15 fee.