When can I visit?

The Getty Villa reopened on Wednesday, April 21. Opening hours are from 10am to 5pm Wednesday through Monday (closed on Tuesdays).  Last timed reservations each day are issued for 3pm arrival.

The Getty Center reopened on Tuesday, May 25. Opening hours are from 10am to 5pm, Tuesday through Sunday (closed on Mondays).  Last timed reservations each day are issued for 2pm arrival.



Reservation Confirmation

Your reservation confirmation should be printed or available to be scanned from your mobile device.  Individuals without a reservation will not be allowed onsite.

GETTY VILLA GUESTS: All visitors will need to enter the site from Pacific Coast Highway and park in Visitor Parking.  The Los Liones entrance and Business parking will not be open to guests. Rideshare passengers should also use the Main Entrance on Pacific Coast Highway.  Drop off will be at Loggia.

GETTY CENTER GUESTS: Please enter the site from the main entrance on Sepulveda Boulevard and park in Main Parking. You will then be directed to the tram departure area for a health check. Face masks must be worn at all times.  Once you have been screened, you will be directed to board the tram. Tram car capacity will be limited to meet social distancing requirements. You may opt to walk up the hill if you do not want to take the tram. Rideshare passengers should also enter through the main entrance on Sepulveda Boulevard and follow the above protocols.  




What can we do/see at the Getty Center? 

  • Newly acquired painting Lucretia by Artemisia Gentileschi (East Pavilion; Gallery 102) (preview)
  • Exhibition: Mario Giacomelli: Figure/Ground
  • Exhibition: The Expanded Landscape
  • Exhibition: Photo Flux: Unshuttering L.A.
  • Exhibition: Power, Justice and Tyranny in the Middle Ages
  • Exhibition: Artist as Collectors
  • Exhibition: Silk & Swan Feathers: A Luxurious 18th-Century Armchair
  • Select Galleries: West Pavilion (PL/2nd floor), North Pavilion (PL only), South Pavilion (PL only), East Pavilion (PL only)
  • Garden Terrace Café and Courtyard Coffee Cart
  • Main Museum Store and West Pavilion (PL) satellite store
  • Outdoor spaces

What can we do/see at the Getty Villa? 

  • Exhibition: Mesopotamia: Civilization Begins
  • Exhibition: Assyria: Palace Art of Ancient Iraq
  • Permanent Collection galleries
  • Coffee Cart
  • Museum Store
  • Outdoor spaces

Will there be guided tours?

No, there will be no guided tours but we encourage you to download the new GettyGuide app to enhance your visit.  You can download the app for Android or IOS smartphones here:

Remember to bring your earphones.




Can I bring food or a picnic?

No food or beverage can be brought on-site.


What food service will be available?

GETTY CENTER: Food and beverage will be available for purchase at the Garden Terrace Café and the Museum Courtyard Coffee Cart.  (The Main Café will be closed to visitors.)

GETTY VILLA: Food and beverage will be available for purchase at the Coffee Cart and the Villa Cafe.  Please note that food can now be pre-ordered.  For more information about this option please visit:


All food and beverage must be consumed in the designated dining areas.  Consumption of any food/beverage while walking around the site is prohibited.



What are the operational protocols we should expect to see during our visit?

Temperature and bag checks will be conducted at the Entry Pavilion.  Face masks must be worn at all times.  Additional safety measures include reduced capacity in the galleries, socially distanced walking, standing and seating, and limits on the number of people in elevators and restrooms.


Do I need to wear a face mask?

Yes, all visitors over the age of two will have to wear a face covering over nose and mouth—without exception.  Gaiters, bandanas, scarves, ski masks, balaclavas, and masks with exhalation valves are not permitted to be worn by themselves as a substitute for a face mask.  Face shields are not sufficient by themselves, but can be worn over masks.



Who should I contact if I have more questions?

The Call Center is open; if you have additional questions please call 310/440-7300.


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