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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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900 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2298
+1 585-327-4800
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

For the photo historian, photographer, enthusiast or gallery goer, the Eastman House is a wonderful mix of history and photo exhibitions. The Eastman mansion itself tells the story of George Eastman's life and continual changing of improvements in photographic technology.

Thank melesniewski
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This museum is truly unusual. It was the home of George Eastman, brilliant entrepreneur and founder of Eastman Kodak. The house (mansion truly), built somewhere between 1902 and 1905 is a fine example of its era, with manicured gardens, a majestic staircase, many of the...More

Thank 110rfmoon
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Exceptional exhibits about the development of photography, including many cameras with good descriptive information, plus a roomful of hands-on activities to better understand some of the concepts. Well-done restoration of the inside of the estate. The grounds were extensive but didn't seem very well-cared-for. Two...More

Thank mgdavis131
Reviewed 18 May 2018

If you go to Rochester don't miss this place It is amazing and the house is beautiful! Well worth the time spent here

Reviewed 10 May 2018

The George Eastman Museum consists of various exhibits on the history of film and photography, the Dryden Theatre which is one of just four theatres in the U.S. that can show nitrate film, and the Eastman Mansion. All of these are fantastic to visit. The...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We spent 3 hours touring the museum, house and gardens. We found it very interesting. well worth the visit.. HIGHLY recommended for any camera buf

Thank mwil41
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This is a gem in one of the most beautiful areas of Rochester. Very accessible - near Park Ave where there are a wonderful assortment of restaurants. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and so enthusiastic about the history surrounding George Eastman and the estate....More

1  Thank DiscerningTraveler12
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We went when the Eastman House was having a floral display and decided to take the tour of the Mansion. The tour was very interesting and informative, the mansion is beautiful. I never knew how much George Eastman donated to the City of Rochester. Worth...More

Thank Ruger10
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Ok first you walk into a normal museum of what you expect cameras pictures visors rooms if it nicely done, clean and beautiful then you walk thru a charming gift shop where you can grab a bite to eat gelato and then you see a...More

Thank zimrock
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I went to grad school in photography and film nearby and considered GEM one of my best resources. Their archives of photos and films are world famous and they have an impressive collection of photos and cameras plus extraordinary changing exhibitions. I learned so much...More

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Response from George E | 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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Response from CMercado-68 | Reviewed this property |
Strathallan (Doubletree Inn) is closest, and is a very fine boutique style hotel with an excellent restaurant. Another two blocks down East Avenue is the East Avenue Inn 384. It was opened in the 60's as a Treadway Inn... More