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George Eastman Museum

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 photographycinema, and photographic and cinematographic technology, and photographically illustrated books. The institution is also a longtime leader in film preservation and photographic conservation.

There is always something new and different to engage, educate, or entertain you at the Eastman Museum: 

Attractions

  • Food Service Available:
    • On-site Restaurant
  • Gift Shop on Site:
  • Parking Type: Parking Lot
  • Senior Discount:
  • Student Discount:

Art and Culture

  • film:
  • Galleries:
  • Indoor/Outdoor Venue: Both

Family Fun and Museums

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  • Historical Museum:
  • Museum:

History

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  • Historic Sites:
  • Path Through History:

Nature

  • Scenic Drives & Views:

Shopping

  • Gifts and specialties:

Tours & Excursions

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Eat, Drink Type

  • Cuisine:
    • Cafe

Groups

  • Handicap Accessible:
  • Reception Capacity 500
  • Banquet Capacity 500

Meeting Rooms

Potter Peristyle
  • Banquet Capacity: 120
Dryden Theatre
  • Theater Capacity: 500
Curtis Theatre
  • Theater Capacity: 100
Council Room
  • Banquet Capacity: 12

May 3, 2019 - October 20, 2019

“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969, this installation in the History of Photography

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June 8, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Tanya Marcuse’s latest series of photographs, Woven, expands on her long fascination with cycles of growth and decay in the natural world. Her work features flora and fauna gathered from her immediate

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June 28, 2019 - October 6, 2019

For more than eighty years, Warner Bros. animation has been bringing joy to all ages. The Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series in particular gave rise to some of the most iconic animated

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September 6, 2019

Garden salad? No! Garden movie!
Pixar's critically acclaimed Ratatouille (2007) follows the adventures of Remy the rat, a rodent with a refined sense of taste and smell who gets separated from his

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until September 14, 2019

See Rochester in a new way. A nod to George Eastman’s own love of cycling, the George Eastman Bike Tour will take you to ten different locations related to the life and work of this pioneer of popular

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October 19, 2019 - January 5, 2020

The artist duo Anderson & Low are renowned for blending fact and fiction into seamless, realistic photographs, using a wide variety of historic and contemporary photographic processes. Their latest

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January 31, 2020 - June 28, 2020

Through a process of construction, destruction, and re-construction, Alejandro Cartagena explores the formal and theoretical structures that shape the meaning of photographs. For his latest work, he

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$3 off adult admission. Badge holder +1. Private group tours can be made a minimum of three weeks in advance of a conference. more