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George Eastman Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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900 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2298
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+1 585-327-4800
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I lived in Rochester, NY area for 30 years and never made it. Don't make the mistake. It is very beautiful and well kept. The tour was very informative and interesting. What a time travel back in time to their rich and famous.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Eastman Museum and thoroughly enjoyed both the house tour and the museum itself. The price of admission allows you to do both. And while you can tour the home without a decent, you would miss out on a lot...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This venue is historical but I must say that I was not as thrilled as I wanted to be. The photography sections were outstanding. BUT... the dead animal carcasses were overwhelming for me.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Louise S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been in photography since the 70s. This was so unexpected as the Eastman Museum. Learned so much.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DJJTRAVELS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great museum. Our tour guide Josephine was the best. She explained things so well and made it very enjoyable.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank seeingthestates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Besides being a great entrepreneur, George Eastman (1854–1932) was a man with generous nature and donated millions to education. His wealth from Kodak supported his nature. He wanted people to thrive and prosper. George Eastman, the pioneer of popular photography, completed his Colonial Revival mansion...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank johnrH446BB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impressive museum and gardens on the estate of Kodak (and so much more!) founder and entrepreneur George Eastman. Exhibits are very informative about the early days of photography, and Eastman's other groundbreaking inventions and philanthropic endeavors. The museum houses the world's oldest film archives, rare...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank CNYTravelView
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum was very informative about the early days of photography and what Eastman went through. He was an amazing man and genius. Make sure to take the free docent led tour. That is where you learn the most about George and what he did.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Curiosity182286
Reviewed October 16, 2019

A wonderful museum. Highly recommended to get the schedule for the mansion tour and do it. They have special exhibits that change from time to time.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

This museum opened my eyes to a whole new level photography and what Eastman went through. Be sure to take the free docent led tour.

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candicekaelber
July 22, 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.
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Sue W
May 20, 2017|
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kathryn0926
July 24, 2016|
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Response from eastmanmuseum | Property representative |
Yes, the museum is handicap accessible through certain entrances, and does have an elevator to get to the second floor.
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