Visitors enjoy an architecture tour at the Getty Center
Discover the Museum's historic collection and the Getty Center's architecture and gardens by participating in a rich selection of engaging talks and tours that bring the Getty Center's unique setting and the visual arts to life.


Architecture Tours
45-minute tours of the Getty Center site and architecture
Tuesdays–Sundays at 10:15 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.,
and 4:00 p.m.


Garden Tours
45-minute tours of the grounds and Central Garden
Tuesdays–Sundays at 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.

Collection Highlights Tours
One-hour overviews of major works in the Museum
Tuesdays–Saturdays at 11:00 a.m., Sundays at 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Special note: This tour is also offered at 1:00 p.m. Tuesdays–Saturdays when there is no special exhibition on display in the the Exhibition Pavilion.

Exhibition Tours
One-hour special exhibition tours offered periodically
Tuesdays–Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

Focus Tour: Fit for a King
Explore the Getty's collection of 17th- and 18th-century art in this one-hour tour of French decorative arts, paintings, and sculpture made during the reigns of kings Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 12:30 p.m.

Spotlight-of-the-Week Talks
15-minute in-depth gallery talks about a single work of art
Tuesdays–Sundays at 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2:00 p.m.

See our current offerings and learn more about Spotlight of the Week.

Curator's and Conservator's Gallery Talks
Curators and conservators present their perspectives on special exhibitions, recent acquisitions, and significant objects on loan to the Museum.

Offered monthly; check our event calendar for current offerings.

See all upcoming talks and tours on our event calendar.