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George Eastman House

International Museum of Photography and Film, 900 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
585-271-3361
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Ranked #4 of 58 attractions in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Art Museums, Historic Sites
Description: The man behind Kodak endowed many Rochester philanthropic interests, and his 50-room mansion is now a photography and film museum.
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Brantford, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

I visited the George Eastman House in early April on my first visit to Rochester, NY. This is obviously a great property with a fascinating history. George Eastman's contribution towards the development of the modern camera is unquestionable and so was his importance to the growth and progress of City of Rochester. The estate foundation which remains makes important contributions... More

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rochester
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

A world class photography museum with attached home of George Eastman(tours available) and a theater which shows films of all types daily from the oldies to current attractions.

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Newburgh, New York
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

If you are old enough to have grown up with the Kodak name as a mainstay of your life, then you know that it is a bittersweet story and now of course with the entrenchement of the digital age, the Company is but a shell of its former self. That however, is another story. This is the home of Kodak's... More

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Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Good to find out about George Eastman. Had a wonderful tour guide. Learned a lot about early photography. House was amazing.

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Rochester, New York, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Beautiful exhibits, interesting movie offerings, all wrapped up in an incredible house. For photography and film enthusiasts, this is the place to be in Rochester.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The place is gorgeous, the grounds are fantastic. Great place for a family outing, so bring the kids and enjoy yourselves.

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rochester, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Visitors and native Rochesterians should take the time to visit and to learn about the dawning of the photographic age. House and grounds are beautifully maintained. Experience is enhanced when there is a special event in progress.

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Rochester, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is actually three museums in one: a world class photography museum and research center, the house and grounds of an industrialist, and a film collection and theater. The photographic museum is great. They display some cameras and technology, but mostly display photographs, some from their permanent collection and some on a rotating basis. The shows can range from really... More

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Rochester, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a beautiful home with many interesting rooms and details. We have visited several times and learn something new each time. You'll learn about George Eastman and his impact on Rochester. Definitely worthwhile. The gardens are beautiful too!

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Michigan USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The group tour of the home was great. Lots of little details about George Eastman and the building of the home.

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