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Planning a visit? Masks encouraged for museum visitors. Advance tickets recommended for nonmembers; click here to purchase tickets for future dates. 

Research Appointments

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Group in the photography study center

Researchers and the public may access the collections on-site by making an appointment with the respective department(s). The library and all study centers and archives are accessible by appointment only. See contact information below.

Questions? Check out our Research Appointment & Study Center FAQ

Gannett Foundation Photographic Study Center
The Department of Photography is currently closed to individual researchers and class visits so that our staff may focus on a full inventory of our photography collection. We will reevaluate this closure at the end of 2022.
To plan a future visit, contact ​[email protected] or (585) 327-4870.

Moving Image Study Center
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
[email protected]
[email protected] (for Stills, Posters, and Paper Collection inquiries)

Technology Collection
Wednesday–Friday, 10 a.m.–12 p.m., 1–4 p.m.
[email protected] or fill out a research request form
(585) 327-4968

George Eastman Legacy Archive and Study Center
Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–12 p.m., 1–5 p.m.
[email protected] or fill out a research request form.
(585) 327-4854

Richard and Ronay Menschel Library
Tuesday–Friday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
[email protected]
(585) 327-4835
The Richard and Ronay Menschel Library is a non-circulating research and reference library. Materials must remain on-site.