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“Wonderful museum/mansion especially for photographers”

George Eastman Museum
Ranked #3 of 143 things to do in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Fairport, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Wonderful museum/mansion especially for photographers”
Reviewed August 4, 2013

I have visited several times and always enjoy new exhibits, gardens, occasional concerts (George Eastman loved his music,) the mansion is so beautifully restored, each visit I see something I had missed previously and the docents a wealth of knowledge - just ask and show interest! Love the gift shop for unique items as well.

Visited April 2013
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rochester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Nice place to spend Quite time!”
Reviewed August 3, 2013

This house is very intresting to visit.
I love the staircase, and always enjoy
walking up and down it! The gardens
are beautiful in the spring and summer.
Many people have wedding pictures taken there.
You don't have to just like camera's to visit here,
there is something for all ages.

Visited April 2013
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Rochester, New York
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“Excellent education and stunning images”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great place to learn about and see beautiful examples of photography. Touring through George Eastman's home helps add to the experience.

Visited March 2013
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Rochester, New York
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great!”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you are a photo, or movie buff, you will just love the GEH. Most nights classic films are screened in the attached Dryden theatre. Their photo collection is second to none. The house itself gives you the aura of the great George Eastman. it's a top destination in the Rochester area.

Visited July 2013
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Rochester, New York
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“Wonderful historical visit of George Eastmans accomplishments”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Very nice place to visit with a lot of historical displays of the birth of the camera to present. This was George Eastmans home, and there are many preserved areas and rooms to see.
It worht a couple of hours of yourtime !

Visited March 2013
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