The George Eastman Museum is undertaking a major construction project to relocate and redesign the main entrance. Thank you for your patience while we make these improvements.
For Visitors to the Museum December 19–January 5
- To accommodate construction and restoration, the historic mansion will be closed.
- During this period, admission will be discounted; please see rates below.
- Beginning January 2, the museum store and cafe will be closed.
Note: All study centers will be open to the public throughout closures. Please contact the study center of interest to make an appointment.
For more on current and upcoming projects, visit our Restoration & Construction page.
The George Eastman Museum offers an array of experiences for tour groups of all ages. Whether your group is interested in photography, motion pictures, history, gardens, architecture, or historic houses, itineraries can be customized just for you.
Groups planning a visit to the museum may reserve private docent-led tours of the historic mansion, gardens, or galleries. Our trained volunteer docents can enhance your visit with additional insight to the life of George Eastman, the historic house and gardens, and the rotating photography and moving image exhibitions. Guided tours are offered at flexible times during regular museum hours. Each tour is approximately 45 minutes. Reservations required at least three weeks in advance for all private guided tours.
For school groups, a maximum of one adult chaperone per ten visiting students will receive the group rate. For other youth groups, a maximum of 2 adult chaperones per 20 youth will receive the youth group rate. Additional adults will be charged the adult group rate. Learn more.
Groups are welcome to guide themselves through the museum. In order to receive the group rate, please be prepared to pay with a single transaction upon arrival. Reservations required at least one week in advance for self-guided group tours.
An audio tour, narrated by Oscar-nominated actor Robert Forster, is offered throughout the historic house. Visit eastman.oncell.com or call (585) 563-3496 from your cell phone. Select exhibitions also offer cell phone tours. Look for symbols and stop numbers in the galleries. Service provider charges may apply.
Groups of 10 or more people may be eligible for a discount. Please fill out the group tour request form, then call Guest Services at (585) 327-4838 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for pricing and to plan your visit.