Thursday, May 12, 2011

Getty Center

Getty center located at Brentwood, Los Angeles, California is a campus for cultural institutions that well known for its architecture, gardens, and museum. It was founded by J. Paul Getty ( world's wealthiest art institution ) who run J. Paul Getty museum that includes Getty center ( Los Angeles) and Getty villa that located at Malibu. Getty center specializes in pre 20th century European paintings, manuscripts, sculpture, and drawing.  A free tram will take passenger from the entrance uphill  to Getty center that located uphill. 

It is a great place for photographer and art lover. With a lot of beautiful gardens, sculpture, museum, architecture, research library, etc.

Admission is free but you need to pay for parking which is $15 per car.

1200 Getty Center Drive  Los Angeles, CA 90049
About 15 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

Opening hours:
Closed on Monday 
Saturday  10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Other days 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

(310) 440-7300

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Soon to blossom garden at the center of Getty Museum.
The Front Gate
Panoramic of Getty center (click to enlarge)

 Getty center entrance hall
The free tram at Getty center
sculpture at Getty center
Inside Getty center hall
one of the many museum inside Getty center
water fountain in Getty center

View of garden in Getty center

Flowers in Getty center
Flower in Getty center
Bees taking pollen at Getty center

Relaxing at Getty center

rooftop cactus garden at Getty center
Buddha poster at Getty center
flowers at Getty center

Giant bed at Getty center
Structure of Getty center


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