Set in the Holywood Hills with spectacular views overlooking Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean, the Getty Center’s mission is to collect, conserve, exhibit and interpret works of art of outstanding quality and historical importance.
The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles houses European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts, and photography from its beginnings to the present, gathered internationally.
We've been coming to visit The Getty since its opening in the late 90's. The Getty is truly an architectural wonder by architect Richard Meier and awesome engineering feat. Whenever we've visited the museum, we are continually excited by the building itself and the grand views from its mountain perch. Full Review
The best thing for me is seeing man made artwork contrasted with the natural beauty of the views of Los Angeles. Yes, buildings are man made, too, but there are trees and gardens in between. ..and you can see the ocean in the distance. .. Full Review