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December 01, 2015

Getty Center and Getty Villa Open Additional Days This Holiday Season

Getty Center to add Mondays, December 21 and 28; Getty Villa to add Tuesdays December 22 and 29

Julie Jaskol

Getty Communications
(310) 440-7607


LOS ANGELES - Make the Getty part of your holiday celebration this year, with four additional days in December to bring your family.

The Getty Center is open Monday, December 21, and Monday, December 28, 10am-5:30pm, in addition to its regular schedule of Tuesdays -- Sundays.

The Getty Villa is open Tuesday, December 22, and Tuesday, December 29, 10:00am-5:00pm, in addition to its regular schedule of Wednesdays -- Mondays.

Through January 2, you can also enjoy festive holiday lights and complimentary warm cider on Saturday evenings at the Getty Center, when the Museum stays open until 9:00 p.m., with discounted parking after 4:00 p.m.

Admission is always free to both the Getty Center and the Getty Villa; parking is $15 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and $10 after 4:00 p.m. Visit both sites on the same day to take advantage of the Getty’s Pay Once, Park Twice program, offering same-day parking at both the Getty Center and the Getty Villa for one $15 fee. Simply get a “Pay Once, Park Twice” coupon at the Museum Information Desk at the first site you visit, and present it at the second.
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The J. Paul Getty Trust is an international cultural and philanthropic institution devoted to the visual arts that includes 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 Pacific Palisades.

The J. Paul Getty Museum collects Greek and Roman antiquities, European paintings, drawings, manuscripts, sculpture and decorative arts to 1900, as well as photographs from around the world to the present day. The Museum's mission is to display and interpret its collections, and present important loan exhibitions and publications for the enjoyment and education of visitors locally and internationally. This is supported by an active program of research, conservation, and public programs that seek to deepen our knowledge of and connection to works of art.

Visiting the Getty Center
The Getty Center is open Tuesday through Friday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. It is closed Monday and most major holidays, but will be open Mondays December 21 and 28. Admission to the Getty Center is always free. Parking is $15 per car, but reduced to $10 after 4 p.m. No reservation is required for parking or general admission. Reservations are required for event seating and groups of 15 or more. Please call (310) 440-7300 (English or Spanish) for reservations and information. The TTY line for callers who are deaf or hearing impaired is (310) 440-7305. The Getty Center is at 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, California.

Visiting the Getty Villa
The Getty Villa is open Wednesday through Monday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is closed Tuesday and most major holidays, but will be open Tuesdays December 22 and 29. Admission to the Getty Villa is always free. A ticket is required for admission. Tickets can be ordered in advance, or on the day of your visit, at or at (310) 440-7300. Parking is $15 per car, but reduced to $10 after 4 p.m. Groups of 15 or more must make reservations by phone. For more information, call (310) 440-7300 (English or Spanish); (310) 440-7305 (TTY line for the deaf or hearing impaired). The Getty Villa is at 17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades, California.

Same-day parking at both Museum locations (Getty Center and Getty Villa) is available for $15 through the Getty's Pay Once, Park Twice program.

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