Groups are welcome at the Getty Center!
A group is 15 or more people arriving by bus or car.
Get group tickets and reserve oversized-vehicle parking online, or by phone at (310) 440-7300.Getty Center Group Reservation Form
If you would like a free guided tour, please make reservations at least four weeks in advance. Tours are booked on a first-come, first-served basis.
Reservations for Schools
We have separate programs just for you.
About Group Reservations and Tours
We encourage groups of more than 15 people to make a group reservation—we can help you arrange tours, activities, and group dining options. Reservations are required for vehicles that seat more than 15 people.
Please cancel group tours at least 48 hours in advance of your reservation, since this affects our staffing schedule. Call Visitor Services at (310) 440-7300, Monday through Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tours and Activities
Architecture tours are available for all groups.
Visit our Education section to learn more about free tours for groups, as well as suggestions of things to do on your own.
Parking and Drop-offs
While admission is free, there is a fee for parking.
|Mini-coach (up to 30 seats)||$80|
|Motorcoach (30+ seats)||$185|
Please pay in advance by check or credit card.
Registered nonprofit organizations are exempt from parking fees for oversize vehicles (not for cars). Please provide a valid Federal Tax ID number when making the reservation.
Passenger drop-offs are permitted with reservations. For safety, please do not load or unload on Sepulveda Boulevard.
Group Dining Options
The Getty Center has two cafes that offer affordable and healthy options for groups. A formal restaurant provides stunning views of the Santa Monica Mountains. Coffee carts also provide prepared sandwiches, drinks, and sweets. Learn more about food options at the Getty Center.
Purchase prepaid cafe vouchers to pay the dining costs for your whole group in advance. Call the Getty Center catering office at (310) 440-6213.
There are many picnic locations at the Getty Center for groups to sit and eat together. Tables and chairs are available on the Garden Terrace, and the lawn in the Central Garden is a great place for a picnic.
Groups may arrange for picnic box lunches, self-contained in transportable, disposable boxes. Pick up box lunches near the cafe. Call (310) 440-6213 or fill out an online form.Order Picnic
For an elegant, private catered lunch, the Private Dining Room can seat up to 54 people. The room is located above the Restaurant, and has stunning views of the city and mountains. For reservations call (310) 440-6213.