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Virtual Discovery Room

Featured Activities: Holiday Fun at Home

boy making a gingerbread house

Visit the museum's annual Sweet Creations display to get inspired, then make your own gingerbread houses using paper bags and craft materials at home! This is a no-mess fun way to create gingerbread houses for the holidays. 

PDF: Paper Bag Gingerbread Houses

Decorated mansion

Snowflake Photo Fun

Join the Eastman Museum and the Rochester Museum and Science Center for some snowflake fun!

Video: Snowflake Fun
Explore snowflake photographs in our collection

Decorated mansion

360 Holiday Tour

View the historic mansion decorated for the season—online with our holiday virtual tour.

Virtual Tour: Historic Holiday Mansion



Gingerbread Recipes

Make your own gingerbread houses using our recipes, including making your own dough from scratch and ideas for more simple edible and festive creations.

PDF: Gingerbread Recipe

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