Visitors enjoy an architecture and gardens tour at the Getty Villa
Discover the Museum's antiquities collection and the Getty Villa's architecture and gardens by participating in a rich selection of engaging talks and tours offered throughout the day.

Talks and tours are free with your advance, timed ticket to the Getty Villa. Meet at the Tour Meeting Place across from the Museum Store.

Architecture Tour
Explore the architecture of the Getty Villa and learn more about daily life in the ancient world in this 40-minute tour.
Wednesday–Monday at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.

Garden Tour
Discover the rich mythological and cultural connections of ancient gardens in this
40-minute tour of the Getty Villa's four Roman gardens.
Wednesday–Monday at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m., *2:30 p.m. not available Thursday or Saturday

Culinary Garden Tour
Enjoy a 30-minute food-themed tour of the Getty Villa's gardens as you explore the plants, herbs, and fruits used for cooking in antiquity.
Thursday and Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

Collection Highlights Tours
This 50-minute tour provides an overview of major works from the Museum's collection.
Monday, Wednesday–Friday at 1:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday at 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Exhibition Tour
Explore the current exhibition at the Getty Villa in this 50-minute tour.
Monday, Wednesday–Friday at 12:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Spotlight Talk
Discover the richness of ancient art in this 20-minute gallery talk that looks in-depth at a major work in the Museum's collection.
Wednesday–Monday at 11:00 a.m.

The Observant Eye
This 50-minute-long tour looks in depth at special topics such as mythology, death, nudity, wine, or artistic practices in the ancient Greek and Roman world. Sign-up begins 15 minutes before the tour at the Tour Meeting Place.
Monday and Friday at 2:00 p.m.

Curator's and Conservator's Gallery Talk
Join a curator or conservator on this one-hour tour, and get a behind-the-scenes perspective on current exhibitions. Offered approximately once a month; check our event calendar for current offerings.