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Halloween Week at GEM

Tuesday, October 26–Sunday, October 31
Historic Mansion

Beloved guest, come close and tremble, 'tis the time that ghosts assemble! Join us the week before All Hallow's Eve as George Eastman's historic mansion is taken over by the spirits of the past.

This eerie fun is suitable for all ages.

Free to members; included with museum admission.

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Featured Activities: Make Your Own Ghosts

Make a Spirit Photo with Your iPhone

Ready to make your own spirit photographs using an iPhone? Historic Process Specialist Nick Brandreth reveals the magic behind creating your own spirited photographs.

Hands coloring various pages

Spirited Coloring Pages

A ghost has escaped from the mansion! Draw the spirit and answer some fun questions about your ghost with this activity for kids and adults.

Hands coloring various pages

Halloween Mansion Tour (coming soon!)

Hear some of the haunted stories from the mansion on our audio tour!

More Activities

Hands coloring various pages

Coloring Pages

Grab some pencils, crayons, and markers, and enjoy coloring objects from our collection!

Mini Photoshoot

Photography Activities

These activities are a fun, hands-on way to explore the basics of photography using objects you can find around your home.


Pre-Cinema Activities

These activities are designed to demystify the illusion of motion.


Historic Recipes

Ready to put your cooking skills to the test? Try making one of George Eastman's recipes from 1919!

Virtual Tour

Virtual Tours

Explore the museum from home with our virtual tours. Through the links below, you can access the historic mansion, see select behind-the-scenes areas, and tour the gardens in full bloom. 

Emily and Edna reading a book

Storytime & Activities

Join us for activities and stories from George Eastman's historic library