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The Getty Center


Venue: Harold M. Williams Auditorium

Address: 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049



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Source: The Getty

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The Getty Center Tram


A computer-operated tram takes you from the street-level entrance to the top of the hill. The tram is fully accessible. From the parking structure, take the elevators up to the Lower Tram Station (T1). Visitors are also welcome to walk up or down the hill along the pedestrian sidewalk, instead of taking the tram. The path is about 3/4 of a mile and has a moderately steep grade. The walk takes 15 to 20 minutes.




Access by Public Transportation

The Getty Center is directly served by Metro Rapid Line 734 (Monday - Friday) and Metro Local 234 (Weekends, Holidays, late and early weekday hours). Bus stops are located at the Getty Center Drive and Sepulveda Boulevard intersection.

Get complete route information from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (METRO): 323-GO-METRO (323-466-3876), or use theĀ METRO Trip Planner.


Access by Taxi

From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to the Getty Center will take around 40 minutes, and it depends on the traffic. Los Angeles Airport taxi services can be found outside the Lower/Arrival islands of each terminal building. Passengers could look out for the yellow sign-posting TAXIS, which indicate the route to the taxi ranks The price of taxi ride from LAX to the Getty Center is around at $45 to $50 (excluding tips).  Ordinarily, the fares are calculated on the basis of both the distance to your destination as well as the time travelled.


In the Getty Center, there is a taxi stop on level P1 of the parking structure.

Direct phone lines to city-licensed cab companies are located on level P1 and at the Lower Tram Station (T1).


Access by Car

If you are using GPS, please input this address: N Sepulveda Blvd & Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049.

The only public entrance to the Getty Center is at the intersection of Getty Center Drive and Sepulveda Boulevard.

For more information, please visit theĀ Getty Website.


The Getty Villa


The Getty Villa is an educational center and museum dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome and Etruria. The Getty Villa houses the J. Paul Getty Museum's collection of approximately 44,000 Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities. Over 1,200 works are on view in 23 galleries devoted to the permanent collection, with five additional galleries for changing exhibitions.


Particpants is encourage to plan your visit to Getty Villa as ticket reservation is needed. The Getty Villa is located at 17985 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California, approximately 25 miles west of downtown Los Angeles.

For more information, please visit the Getty Website.


Source: Getty Website