The world’s oldest museum dedicated to photography and one of the world’s oldest film archives, the George Eastman Museum has been preserving and developing world-class collections related to photography and cinema since 1947. The restored home has preserved the as the estate of George Eastman.
George Eastman Museum is a leading museum in the industry of the craft and art of photography and cinema. The museum’s collection holds more than 400,000 photographs and negatives dating from the invention of photography, 28,000 motion picture films, and three million other cinematic objects including scripts, musical scores, and celebrity portraits, and more. George Eastman’s home furnishings, decorative arts, private library, photographs, negatives, and films are also preserved.
Visit this restored, Colonial Revival masterpiece of a house with glorious gardens that continues to remain a leading museum in the industry of the craft and art of photography and cinema!
“A fascinating glimpse of a complex and significant American genius. You don’t have to have a background in photography to appreciate the man’s contributions!”
—Alex I., TripAdvisor