Virtual Discovery Room
Featured Activities: Holiday Fun at Home
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.
Want more gingerbread inspiration? Check out these books featuring a range of folktales from around the world, featuring variations on the story of the gingerbread man.
Snowflake Photo Fun
Join the Eastman Museum and the Rochester Museum and Science Center for some snowflake fun!
360 Holiday Tour
View the historic mansion decorated for the season—online with our holiday virtual tour.
Make your own gingerbread houses using our recipes, including making your own dough from scratch and ideas for more simple edible and festive creations.
Grab some pencils, crayons, and markers, and enjoy coloring objects from our collection!
These activities are a fun, hands-on way to explore the basics of photography using objects you can find around your home.
Ready to put your cooking skills to the test? Try making one of George Eastman's recipes from 1919!
- PDF: George Eastman's Camp Cookbook
- Video: How to make Eliza's Bread Pudding from George Eastman's Cookbook
- Article: Cooking by the Book: Making Eastman's Camp Recipes (Eliza's Bread Pudding & Rice Pudding)
- Article: Trying More Recipes from George Eastman's Camp Cookbook (Cheese Pudding & Onions Au Gratin)
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.
Storytime & Activities
Join us for activities and stories from George Eastman's historic library
- Snowflake Photography Fun: Book Recommendations and Snowflake Activity Video, and explore snowflake photographs in our collection
- Celebrating the Right to Vote: Book Recommendations, Suffrage Postcard Coloring Pages, and Virtual Tour of the History of Photography
- The Bluest of Blues: Anna Aktins and the First Books of Photography Activity
- A is for Applebiting Alligators Storytime and Activity
- George Eastman crossword puzzle, word search, and secret decorder
- Dutch Connection Activities: