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Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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The Getty Villa

Both are rated very highly by professional travelers. Overall, Los Angeles County Museum of Art scores significantly higher than The Getty Villa. Los Angeles County Museum of Art comes in at #1 in Los Angeles with recommendations from 10 reviewers including concierge.com, Condé Nast Traveler and Afar Magazine.

Both are rated very highly by professional travelers. Overall, Los Angeles County Museum of Art scores significantly higher than The Getty Villa. Los Angeles County Museum of Art comes in at #1 in Los Angeles with recommendations from 10 reviewers including concierge.com, Condé Nast Traveler and Afar Magazine.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Los Angeles
location

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

endorsements
  • 11 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    LACMA's permanent collection of over 100,000 works includes everything from extraordinary Asian antiquities to period costumes to contemporary artworks.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Without a doubt, LACMA is the focal point of the museum district that runs along Wilshire Boulevard. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    For more than 50 years LACMA has been one of the finest art museums in the nation, housing a 110,000-piece collection that includes works by Degas, Rembrandt, Hockney, and Monet. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    LA’s premier art museum, LACMA is an Aladdin’s cave of paintings, sculpture and decorative arts stretching across ages and borders. Full Review →

  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Jazz at LACMA has run for more than 20 years, and many L.A. residents consider it a must-do in the area. Full Review →

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88
#14 in Los Angeles

17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, CA 90272

  • 5 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    Some 44,000 different works, concentrating on the ancient Greeks, the Etruscans, and the Romans.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The antiquities are astounding, but on a first visit even they take a backseat to their environment. This megamansion sits on some of the most valuable coastal property in the world. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    The museum's permanent collection of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan artifacts -- dating from 6500 B.C. to A.D. 400 -- consists of more than 1,200 works in 23 galleries arranged by theme. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Although self-described as the Getty Villa Malibu, this famous museum in a replica 1st-century Roman villa is actually in Pacific Palisades. Full Review →

  • 9

    Time Out Tick Critics' Choice

    In 1974, oil magnate J Paul Getty opened a museum of his holdings in a faux villa in Malibu, based on the remains of the Villa dei Papiri in Herculaneum. Full Review →

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