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The Getty Villa, a re-creation of a 1st-Century Roman Country Home

Inner Peristyle

Inner Peristyle

The Getty Villa, nestled in a canyon along the PCH in Pacific Palisades, is a re-creation of a 1st-century Roman country home, the Villa dei Papiri in Herculaneum, Italy. View over 1,200 ancient treasures from the Museum’s extensive collection of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities, ranging from 6,500 B.C. to A.D. 400. Admire ancient artifacts of everyday life as well as monumental sculptures depicting famous gods and goddesses from classical mythology. Wander the gardens decorated with bronze sculpture and lush plantings of trees, herbs, and flowers traditionally used in ancient Roman homes. Discover the ancient world at the Getty. Plan your visit and reserve your free ticket at getty.edu.