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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: 


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  • Parking Type: Parking Lot
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  • Food Service Available:
    • On-site Restaurant

Art and Culture

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  • Indoor/Outdoor Venue: Both

Family Fun and Museums

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Tours & Excursions

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Eat, Drink Type

  • Cuisine:
    • Cafe


  • 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

November 3, 2017 - December 14, 2017

This annual display features dozens of cleverly designed and deliciously decorated gingerbread houses and objects. As one of the Greater Rochester community's most beloved holiday traditions, Sweet


December 1, 2017

Rochester Premier | Filmmaker in Person | The Nine, Katy Grannan’s first feature film, is an intimate, at times disturbing, view into an America most would rather ignore. Raw, poetic, direct, and


December 7, 2017

Festive gingerbread and tabletop tree displays, live music on the Aeolian pipe organ and from Asbury Church bell choir, refreshments, family activities, and a visit with Santa in the historic Living


December 9, 2017

Before electricity, early photography studios were illuminated by large skylights. Some of these historic buildings still stand, and traces of their original details remain visible. Photographic


Curatorial Assistant William Green will lead a gallery tour of his selections for the current History of Photography rotation.

Free to members; included with museum admission. 


January 17, 2018

January 17 is Museum Selfie Day, a worldwide event that encourages visitors to engage with museums by taking and sharing selfies. Join us for a special after-hours tour of our current History of


February 11, 2018

Performance by the Laura Dubin Trio with introductions and commentary from Jack Garner.
Laura Dubin is a jazz pianist and composer. Her trio has performed at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz


Recurring weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until December 30, 2018

David Levinthal: War, Myth, Desire is the first museum retrospective of the artist’s work in more than twenty years. The exhibition will include nearly 200 prints, along with related books and


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