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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
This is a fascinating museum, but even more so if you have an interest in photography. There’s a lot of info on George Eastman’s life, plenty on the technology of photography and several galleries with exhibits of contemporary photography.
Definitely take a docent tour of this unique and enormous home and gardens, designed, built, and lived in by a man who never married but who apparently hosted lavish parties and gifted millions to educational institutions including Tuskegee Institute and some closer to home. Docent...More
The story of George Eastman’s life is told while touring his long time home and gardens, located in a quiet neighborhood in East Rochester. Various exhibits show how photography evolved in the 18th to 20th Centuries. Good for two hours or so, depending on your...More
We brought a group of friends who enjoy history and taking photographs. Katherine, our tour docent, provided a wealth of information on the life of George Eastman and his work in photography and motion picture films. We toured his mansion, the galleries, the theater, and...More
We attended a workshop that included price of admission. We were given a one hour tour by the museum's curator who was very knowledgeable of the current gallery show. From there the workshop was friendly, hands on, and staff were helpful when needed. They had...More
Do not leave Rochester or the surrounding area without seeing the George Eastman Museum and Mansion. Original photos and film equipment can be found there as well as fabulous photo collections.Included in the admission price, is a tour by a most enthusiastic guide who never...More