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George Eastman Museum

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Address: 900 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2298
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+1 585-271-3361
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The George Eastman Museum is located in Rochester, New York, on the estate...

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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I live in Rochester and we try to make it here at least once a year. You can see how the founder of Kodak lived and stroll through the galleries of photos, I learn something new... read more

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I live in Rochester and we try to make it here at least once a year. You can see how the founder of Kodak lived and stroll through the galleries of photos, I learn something new every time I go here,

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Auburn, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great tour. The Museum tells the story of Eastman Kodak and many displays of photography and life of George Eastman. It has many interesting rooms with artifacts from years ago. Also a movie theater on site. Check the website for upcoming events.

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Perinton, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The George Eastman is the former home of the founder of Eastman Kodak. In addition to the home tour, there are camera displays, photo exhibits and the location of many stored old movies. A Rochester highlight.

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Endicott, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a phenomenal museum. Be sure to take the guided tour. Great deal of history about Eastman, and far more than just cameras, though the cameras are very interesting.

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Rochester,New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit to learn about George Eastman, Rochester,NY,and the history of photography. Interesting for all ages. Tour the house and the grounds and enjoy lunch. Located in the Neighborhoods of the Arts walking distance to the Art Gallery ,Science Museum and Plantarium.Plenty to fill a day or two.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Family and I enjoyed the George Eastman Museum just after Christmas. We did the docent lead tour and the house tour. The history of photography was very interesting and the house was beautiful! Our tour guides were very informative and shared some interesting information. Highly recommend.

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Guelph, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I wanted to visit the George Eastman House in Rochester New York. Why? Because we knew about him (a great philanthropist, a kindly man and a great inventor) and wanted to learn more about him and see him in his environment. We admire his creativity, his dedication, his love for his mother (that's something I understand totally)... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting history. As you walk through there is a want to understand and feel the history you are experiencing. All year events make this a place to visit several times a year.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for a bit of Rochester, New York history. They do have off street parking. Admission is reasonable $14.00 for adults and other offers may apply. This is not just something for children or families. All ages will enjoy and it is wheelchair accessible. The guides are great. Plenty to do & you can also eat... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

a really fantastic afternoon, some great exhibits ,you don't have to be interested in photography.we went during the christmas season, lots of fancy dress and gingerbread houses.after some lunch in the excellent and friendly cafe we did a tour of the house and got a unique insight of how this eccentric man lived. i suspect the gardens are lovely in... More 

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