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J. Paul Getty Museum

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United States of America - California - Los Angeles

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the J. Paul Getty Museum

The Central Garden, created by renowned artist Robert Irwin, lies at the heart of the Getty Center. The 134,000-square-foot design features a natural ravine and tree-lined walkway that leads the visitor through an extraordinary experience of sights, sounds, and scents.

Main Address:
J. Paul Getty Museum
1200 Getty Center Drive
Suite 100
Los Angeles
California 90049–1668 United States of America

Telephone: (310) 440-7143
Fax: (310) 440-7723
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: -
    Curator's Name: D. Brian Houck, Manager of Grounds and Gardens
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
  • Date founded: 1997
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 1 Hectares
  • Total Area: 1 Hectares
    Latitude: 34.0784410
    Longitude: -118.4750370
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 500

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: No
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

Education Programmes