November 14, 2011

Getty Announces New Parking Fees After 5 p.m.

Parking fees increase to $10 after 5 PM; daytime rates remain unchanged at $15 



Julie Jaskol
Getty Communications
(310) 440-7607

LOS ANGELES—The J. Paul Getty Trust today announced parking rates at both the Getty Center and Getty Villa will increase to $10 after 5:00 p.m. effective November 21.  Previously, parking was free after 5:00 p.m.  Parking rates during the day remain unchanged at $15, and admission remains free.


The $10 parking fee after 5:00 p.m. applies to visitors attending evening events throughout the week, including theater, music, film, lectures, and other special programs at both the Getty Center and Getty Villa, and to Museum visitors at the Getty Center on Saturdays, when the Museum remains open until 9:00 p.m. 

As always, the Getty is free to visitors who arrive by bus or are dropped off by taxi or private vehicle.

The Getty Center is open Tuesday–Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., except for Saturday, when the Museum and the Restaurant are open until 9:00 p.m. No parking reservations are necessary.  Museum admission is always free.

 The Getty Villa is open Wednesday–Monday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Admission is free, but advance timed tickets are required.  Tickets are available at or (310) 440-7300.  Same day tickets are frequently available.

For an up-to-date calendar of events, and complete information on visiting the Getty Center or Getty Villa, visit

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The J. Paul Getty Trust is an international cultural and philanthropic institution devoted to the visual arts that features the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Foundation. The J. Paul Getty Trust and Getty programs serve a varied audience from two locations:  the Getty Center in Los Angeles and the Getty Villa in Malibu.

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