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George Eastman Museum

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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 yesterday 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 4 days ago 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
Thank 222macedon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a highlight of our Rochester visit. The house/museum was beautiful and augmented by a gingerbread house display that was amazing. The historical photography displays and artwork were amazing. We will be back to see the museum gardens in bloom next year.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Doctor914
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once I found the entrance (I ended up walking through what will be amazing gardens when it's not a cold and rainy winter day), the museum was incredible. With some trepidation, I joined the photography tour and not only learned a lot but thoroughly enjoyed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank therese l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really two venue in one and perhaps the premiere museum in Rochester. First it is the home of George Eastman, founder of Eastman Kodak. The home is an exquisite example of Georgian architecture and gives a glimpse of an industrialist's lifestyle from more...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RocGolfer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Without a doubt, George Eastman was an interesting individual, popularizing personal photography with Kodak. His house provided an interesting glimpse into his life, as our tour guide took us around, showing his collections, decor and house style. She mixed in the business history of Kodak,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Great place to learn a piece of Rochester's history. Enjoy and see one of Rochester's most visited tourist destination

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nephogi
Reviewed 5 November 2018

EsGem is more focused on displaying photos that Geoge had nothing to do with ,compared to years ago you use to enter into mansion now it is the back through galleries that are modern themes ,Christmas wreaths and ginger breades

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rickg120
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We visited the photography exhibit and then took the 50 minute house tour with our guide, Sherry who was very effective. Eastman, a bachelor, lived with his mother. he was an extraordinary man and an icon of Rochester. The mansion has attractive gardens and 55...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rbkrb
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Enjoyed photography exhibits, the camera history displays and the house. We didn't go on any guided tours but spent a long time in the museum and house.

Date of experience: October 2018
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23 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
21 May 2017|
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25 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.