J. Paul Getty Museum
Architects: Langdon and Wilson; Stephen Garrett; 1972-73
Rodolfo Machado and Jorge Silvetti; 1997-2006
17985 Pacific Coast Highway
Located in the historic Canyon de Sentimiento
The museum is modeled after an ancient Roman villa, the Villa de Papyri in Herculaneum, which was buried in the famous eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79.
The museum houses the extensive collection of Greek, Roman and Etruscan art.