The Getty Museum in Los Angeles houses “pre-20th-century European paintings, drawings, illuminated manuscripts, sculpture, and decorative arts; and 19th- and 20th-century American and European photographs.” The art, however, is only part of the attraction. The Getty grounds feature interesting architecture, wonderful gardens, and incredible views of the city and the ocean.
School visits to the Getty are free and available September through June on a first-come, first-served basis. The docent-led “Closer Look” program lasts for one hour and features four 15-minute stops, each in a different gallery, with age-appropriate activities. Self-guided visits are also welcome. Subsidized transportation is available to Title I schools. See the Getty Bus Funding Guidelines for more information.