The Joy of Museums

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Getty Museum

Aerial Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum, commonly referred to as the Getty Museum, is an art museum in housed on two campuses: the Getty Center and Getty Villa.

The Getty Center is in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles and the collection features Western art from the Middle Ages to the present. The museum’s second location is the Getty Villa, which is located in the Pacific Palisades or Malibu neighborhood and exhibits art from ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria.

The Masterpieces of the Getty Museum include:

Further information about the Getty Museum is available via the following links:

Essential Facts:

  • Name:                   Getty Museum
  • City:                       Los Angeles
  • Country:               United States
  • Established:        1974
  • Type:                     Art Museum
  • Locations:
    • 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, California
    • 17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California

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