New York State

George Eastman House

Located on the estate of George Eastman, the museum is dedicated to the life of the founder of the Eastman Kodak Company. Explore the life of George Eastman, as well the world of 19th-century American and French photography. Groups will see the first Brownie camera, learn about photographic preservation and processes, and explore other extensive, fascinating exhibits about the history of Kodak, film, and photography. Additional activities allow groups to create their own “sun prints” and make still drawings using the illusion of motion.
 
Contact Info
Address: 900 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14607. Monroe County. Tel: 585-271-3361 ext. 238. Email: info@geh.org. Website: www.eastmanhouse.org. Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 11AM-5PM.  
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5-2 hours. Cost: Fee. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art.

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