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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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  • Average6%
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2 W Third St, Jamestown, NY 14701-5104
+1 716-484-0800
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A main attraction in Jamestown for us. Pay one fee and see both museums. A mixture of clothing, clips of the shows, sets and photos. Gives information of their childhood and relationship on and off the stage. But the best thing for us was the...More

Thank hotels_resorts
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are an Lucy fan this is the place to be. It is great to see her and desi's story. There are old costumes and props. many photo. The second part of the museum is dedicated to the I love lucy show with sets...More

Thank drpod100
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to Jamestown and our second time to the museum....once again this is an absolute must for a Lucy fan. Our first stop was Lakeview Cemetery to visit her cemetery plot then on to the museum. Its actually split into two...More

Thank prince043
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been watching the I Love Lucy show since I was a child and have decided to start enjoying it again. Lucille Ball was a true talent and this Museum gives us a glimpse into how Lucy made a difference. She and Desi were...More

Thank erinsmith8958
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were many pieces that brought back memories for my wife and me. We were a little disappointed with the rooms, because they were only representations and not the original furniture, but we had a great laugh and a few photos with the Vitameatavegamin props....More

Thank Fenuzio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very surprised by the scope and range of this museum. Lots of original props, costumes, footage, audio, and sets. Plus a terrific gift shop. And it's actually two adjacent museums, so be sure to do both. A real gift to this small town...More

Thank LauraJean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My spouse and I stopped at this museum, on our way home. While we both like certain episodes of the I Love Lucy show, neither of us are die hard fans of everything Lucille Ball has done. The show sets were neat but not original,...More

Thank Ellen30_1982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great opportunity to share some memories of those great old days on TV. Clean wholesome comedy. Quaint, enjoyable and well worth the money.

Thank BuckeyeBob44471
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since I was in the area, I decided to visit this museum. Frankly, I expected little from it. Just something to justify a gift shop. Boy, was I wrong! This place is great. Well researched. Well presented. The items collected and displayed for your inspection...More

Thank george_w_tush
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a long drive, we took a break here. After watching hundreds of hours of Lucy and her several shows, it was so cool to see the recreated sets and learn more about her, Desi, and the other actors. We also went to the other...More

Thank tromba61
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Response from Patti I | Reviewed this property |
It is all one price and definitely worth seeing.
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
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