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George Eastman Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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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...more
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900 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2298
+1 585-327-4800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to find something to do on a cold winter's day. Being in Rochester, we decided to visit the home of George Eastman and the museum honoring photography achievements. The price for admission was a bit high for what you were able to see....More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Irene G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not big on art museums, but the photo gallery had some very interesting photographs in it. I really enjoyed touring the mansion. I learned a lot about life in the 1900s and about George Eastman’s life on the tour. The kid friendly gallery was enjoyed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Brianna P
Reviewed 16 January 2019

At George Eastman house they set it up by the seasons which I fine very nice. They get many groups involved that come up with great ideas how to make the place look great for the season.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jimwelton
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Very interesting how driven and successful George Eastman was and what he accomplished! He really gave back to society.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Boulder_Bill_1
Reviewed 8 January 2019

This is an interesting place to visit while in Rochester. A lot of history. You learn how people lived in past decades. A beautiful Mansion. How money is not all in life.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank auroram429
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

This museum was awesome! I very highly recommend the tours! We went to two tours and they were amazing! The history of Kodak and George Eastman, it was so informative and interesting!!! I’d definitely recommend to anyone to visit this museum!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Angela C
Reviewed 25 December 2018

For years Rochester was the home of Kodak and therefore of photography but then along came electronics and digital cameras. No more essential need for film, so Kodak’s domination collapsed. But the Museum houses Mr Eastman’s home and a fascinating history of 19th and 20th...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bob S
Reviewed 17 December 2018

For 20 each to view the museum I was honestly hoping to see a little more of the mansion. They only have about 10, maybe 12 rooms open for viewing - most of the emphasis is placed on the museum end. I would still recommend...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 498aron
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

There are rotating exhibits from world-class photographers. Special events such as Gingerbread House display and sale plus the Dutch Connection spring flower display and sale. The history of photography is on display around this fantastic home built by George Eastman, founder of Eastman Kodak Company....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank winkone
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Had a great time visiting the house and all the gingerbread houses and decorations. Do it every Christmas time!,

Date of experience: December 2018
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22 July 2018|
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Response from Sandra W | Reviewed this property |
I see others answered your questions. I would like to add that they have a nice cafe that's open when the museum is open.
Sue W
20 May 2017|
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Response from LeslieBrownstyle | Reviewed this property |
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24 July 2016|
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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.