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Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum

2 W Third St, Jamestown, NY 14701-5104
+1 716-484-0800
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Lucille Ball's hometown of Jamestown, NY honors the legacy of "The First Couple of Comedy" with the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum. The museum attraction is open seven days a week, and features replica sets, Lucille Ball's Emmy awards, costumes, rare memorabilia, and much more.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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2 W Third St, Jamestown, NY 14701-5104
+1 716-484-0800
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Reviewed yesterday

Very nice museum and a must see if you are in Jamestown. Lots of information and artifacts. Veterans, Military (active or retired) are admitted free of charge. Staff is very welcoming. We walked away with a keen appreciation for the genius of Lucy and Desi....More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend and I decided to visit The museum and Jamestown. We are both old fans of Lucille Ball-- and I Love Lucy!! The museum told of her childhood and her career etc. it was amazing to learn the history of her life If you...More

Thank Becky123q
Reviewed 3 days ago

Mark another day trip off our list. Visiting Jamestown and the Lucille Museum met our expectations to revisit one of the tv families we grew up with. Enjoyable visit through the museums and for extra $ you can tour with Lucie Arnaz.. We found on...More

Thank Wanetadrift
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great trip to the museum yesterday! This is a must for any Lucy fan. It told the stories of both Lucy and Desi from the childhood and family life.. to their fame.. and in their death. I really enjoyed it. Also included...More

1  Thank Angelize1999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here twice now. It's about a three hour drive from where I live. I absolutely LOVE it. I love reading all the plaques and seeing the costumes and collectibles! It's a really affordable price! Love the gift shop too! It's two museums one...More

Thank gillybean28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is a gem. I loved the history behind Lucy and Dez. Seeing all the old sets, wardrobes, letters from Presidents, Emmy Awards, just all of it was truly amazing. A must visit for for comedy fans.

Thank Steve I
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing place. Everyone was very friendly and enjoyed it greatly. Been on my bucket list for a long time!

Thank Vickie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is museum dedicated to Lucy, her family and her shows. Nearby Celeron is Lucy's home and there are photos and memorabilia from early years into her later years after divorcing Ricky. You wander through the years with audio options at several of the glassed...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see experience. If you ever enjoyed watching Lucy or Desi on TV or the movies you will enjoy the history of their backgrounds, families and partnership the museum provides. Plan on visiting both exhibits and spending a couple of hours.

Thank mvpmich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a treat for our 41st anniversary, my husband took me to the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum. He knows of my passion for comedy developed as a child watching shows such as "I Love Lucy." So for me, this museum was a step back...More

Thank Beccaboo126
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Does it cost more for the museum next door everyone kept talking about in these reviews?
20 May 2017|
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Response from Patti I | Reviewed this property |
It is all one price and definitely worth seeing.
Is it handicap accessible
23 July 2016|
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Response from thomas451 | Reviewed this property |
as far as I could tell it is handicap asseccible. everything is on one floor
About how much time do you need to go through it and not miss much ?
28 June 2016|
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Response from CathyP1953 | Reviewed this property |
2 hours was the perfect time needed by us to tour this fabulous museum