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Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum and Center for Comedy Admission
from US$15.00*
Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum and Center for Comedy Admission
from US$15.00*
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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...more
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2 W 3rd St, Jamestown, NY 14701-5104
+1 716-484-0800
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Reviewed today

This is an old and tired exhibition of photos and memorabilia that doesn't do justice to either Luci or Desi. It needs to be more iteractive and feature more of Desi's music.Lucile Ball was an iconic American comedienne who deserves better. The museum may experience...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are such fans of all of Lucy's shows and we had high hopes for the museum. It didn't disappoint! The collection is extensive and well laid out. This is truly a must see!

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped here on our way home from NYC on a tour bus. Fun memorabilia and brought back memories. Fun stop if you're a Lucy fan. The staff here is amazing.

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you were a fan of Lucille Ball, as I was as a kid, you'll get a kick out of the memorabilia here. I would love to have seen some more of the iconic film of her work and the Lucy Desi show.

Thank Annie8530
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a wonderful tribute to Lucy and Desi ! Very well put together and informative. There are actually two museums side by side - the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum and DesiLu Studios - its worth paying to see both. The first takes about 1/2...More

Thank cakj16
Reviewed 1 week ago

We purchased joint tickets with the National Comedy Center and found this interesting. The TV sets from the old Lucy shows are on display as well as other memorabilia. We were not aware that Desilu studios played such an important role in many TV shows...More

Thank LGreene219
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you Love Lucy, you will love this place. Very fun with lots to look at. We will be back and bring some friends next time.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum comes in two buildings. One is completely devoted to the I Love Lucy show. Mock ups of Lucy and Ricky's apartment and their hotel room in California were excellent. There were also costumes and props from the show on exhibit. It even had...More

1  Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well done museum. Learned quite alot about Lucy and Desi's life. Enjoy seeing the vintage clothes and set of the apartment in NYC.

Thank mtlatona
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little museum with lots of Lucy memorabilia and clips of her show. It is a two part museum that takes about 1.5 hrs to cover.

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7 June 2018|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what the membership price is but, the regular admission price is or was about $16 per person. Yes, their is a gift shop at the museum and there are restaurants near by.
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23 August 2017|
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Response from Fenuzio | Reviewed this property |
As a former truck driver, I would ask them if they had a loading dock where you could parallel park for a few hours. Surely they can't get deliveries all of the time. If not, there must be some commercial space on 1st St... More
20 May 2017|
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Response from Patti I | Reviewed this property |
It is all one price and definitely worth seeing.