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George Eastman Museum

900 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2298
+1 585-271-3361
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Beautiful house, wide collection of camera memorabilia

Find the camera obscura room - it's worth it. And if the theater is open, pop in to watch the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
New York
Stunning museum

A magnificent mansion that has been expanded into an impressive photography museum. We spent most... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Monique W
Calgary, Canada
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The George Eastman Museum is located in Rochester, New York, on the estate of George Eastman, the pioneer of popular photography and motion picture film. Founded in 1947 as an independent nonprofit institution, it is the world's oldest photography museum and one of the oldest film archives. The museum holds unparalleled collections-encompassing several million objects-in the fields of photography, cinema, and photographic and cinematographic technology, and photographically illustrated books. The institution is also a longtime leader in film preservation and photographic conservation.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
900 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2298
+1 585-271-3361
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Find the camera obscura room - it's worth it. And if the theater is open, pop in to watch the show. You will not be disappointed.

Thank DZ07
Reviewed 3 days ago

A magnificent mansion that has been expanded into an impressive photography museum. We spent most of our time in the temporary exhibition featuring the moving work of Eugene Richards. A fabulour exhibition that left a real impact. The only disappointment was the fact that the...More

Thank Monique W
Reviewed 4 days ago

The George Eastman Museum is a lot more than Mr. Eastman's gorgeous mansion. The founder of Eastman Kodak had a beautiful home and it is so nicely furnished, but there is also a theatre in which many classic films have been accompanied by informative programs...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The place is very appealing and very comfortable. Our tour guide was absolutely excellent a very friendly woman who had grown up in Rochester and was able to give us a bit more history then I'm sure was in her training

Thank lynford
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. The house was beautiful. I would have liked an exhibit about Mr. Eastman ' life. There is a long walk from the parking lot to the museum entrance so if you have walking issues, you can drive around back to the...More

Thank GmaSandra
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a stop on the way from Niagra falls to NYC. It was interesting for all of us. There is even an activity for children The house an furniture also worth a visit

Thank mom020172
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second time visiting g the George Eastman Museum. The first time I only visited the museum, the second time we went through the gallery as well. I was fascinated by Mr. Eastman, who created Kodak. He donated large sums of money to...More

Thank Leah D
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have ever given a thought to the history of photography and the evolution of Eastman Kodak as an iconic brand worldwide, a visit to the George Eastman Museum is well worth your time. The museum is centered in George Eastman's personal estate...with a...More

Thank mike w
Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely home of the founder of Kodak is rich in history and is absolutely beautiful. Enjoy a self-guided tour through the estate while learning the history of Mr. Eastman

Thank Megan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The last time I visited this museum I was a child they have changed a lot and it was a great date spot. Quiet, beautiful, historical with an artistic gallery and pictures that change frequently.

Thank Lor C
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Response from George E | Property representative |
Yes, the museum is handicap accessible through certain entrances, and does have an elevator to get to the second floor.
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24 June 2015|
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Response from CMercado-68 | Reviewed this property |
Strathallan (Doubletree Inn) is closest, and is a very fine boutique style hotel with an excellent restaurant. Another two blocks down East Avenue is the East Avenue Inn 384. It was opened in the 60's as a Treadway Inn... More