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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 43 Attractions in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Art Museums, Museums
Owner description: The man behind Kodak endowed many Rochester philanthropic interests, and his 50-room mansion is now...
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Type: Historic Sites, Art Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner 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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Rochester, NY
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This wonderful old mansion really speaks to the passion that George Eastman the founder of Eastman Kodak and a pioneer in the science of early photography had for recording images on film for all the world to enjoy. The museum is a pristine and historically accurate home to a collection of some of the world's best examples of photographic art... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place has it all. I have lived here my whole life, visit at least 5 times a year, and still manage to find something fascinating each time. The house is stunning and full of Rochester, Mr Eastman and Kodak history and memorabilia. Be sure to check out the lighting and the Christmas card given to Mr. Eastman by his... More 

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Denville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A very nice theatre with beautiful decore. There are many parking decks and spaces convenient to the theatre.

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Rockville, Maryland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We spent the day after Thanksgiving walking off turkey and pumpkin pie at the George Eastman House in Rochester, NY. The home is very interesting and wonderfully restored. During the holidays, the decorations and the ongoing Gingerbread house auction add to the festive ambiance. Locals should look into picking up a discount pass form the libraries. We save quite a... More 

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Rochester, New York
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20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I like visiting George Eastman House/Museum because you can totally envision the man who built a large part of Rochester through his company Eastman Kodak. It is very large, and full of items from his lifetime. The gardens are beautiful and care has been taken to make sure it reflects the way it looked, way back when. If you like... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

If you are interested in the history of photography or in technology, this museum is a must. It is devoted to both photography as an art form and as technology, as well as to the life of George Eastman. I later learned that in addition to their photography exhibitions and programs they have a very active film program and screen... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

a weekend visit with a friend from out of town we enjoyed the George Eastman House very much it was very interesting , historic , clean and fun to visit we can't wait to go back the gardens spring and summer time

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The eastman House is a beautifully restored mansion that lets you look at exactly what it was like when GE himself lived there. The connecting areas provide great experiences in movie viewing, garden (in season), current shows and selected photo equipment from their vast collection. Have lived here for 65 years and have taken groups many times and attended 100s... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

a great place to visit, I love Kodak and remember the pictures we took as children. The Eastman House is beautiful time piece with amazing architecture. after a fun day in the Museum you can walk the wonderful East Ave and see many mansions and then stop and eat at several restaurants just a few blocks away, many of them... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great place to spend an afternoon roaming around a beautiful old mansion... Lots of architectural details and period charm. Rochester is lucky to have the history it does.

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