The Getty Villa Malibu 17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, CA90272 The Getty Villa Malibu is a museum and educational center specializing in the culture and arts of Rome, Greece and…More Etruria. It features approximately 44,000 antiquities throughout 23 galleries, including jewelry, gems, coins, Cycladic figures, statues and paintings. The facility has six galleries with changing exhibits on the second floor that focus on ancient cultures and arts. Guided multimedia tours are available for $5, and special tours and lectures are offered throughout the month.
Will Rogers State Historic Park 1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd, Pacific Palisades, CA90272 Will Rogers State Historic Park sits on the land that was a ranch owned by actor, radio personality, columnist, humorist…More and philosopher Will Rogers. Rogers died in 1935, and after the death of his widow, Betty, in 1944, the land became a state park. The Rogers' ranch house stands on the property, and features a polo field where the Will Rogers Polo Club plays, and where various equestrian activities are held. Visitors can hike a moderate three-mile trail, as well as the Backbone Trail that leads into the Santa Monica Mountains. Tour arrangements can be made for schools and other groups on Thursdays and Fridays.
Villa Aurora 520 Paseo Miramar, Pacific Palisades, CA90272 Villa Aurora is a Los Angeles historical landmark and artist residence. Originally built in 1927, it was home to…More émigré German-Jewish novelist Lion Feuchtwanger and his wife Marta. It was once a magnet for socializing among L.A.'s European émigré artists, writers and composers, including Bertolt Brecht and Thomas Mann as well as movie greats Fritz Lang and Charlie Chaplin. After undergoing restoration, Villa Aurora reopened in 1995 as an artist residence and houses Feuchtwanger Memorial Library, fostering German-American exchange in the fields of literature, music, art and film. The villa offers various cultural events during the year. Tours of the Villa arranged by appointment show the home's major rooms, the installed organ and its pipes and the front and rear patios.