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Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum

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Address: 2 W 3rd St, Jamestown, NY 14701-5104
Phone Number: +1 716-484-0800
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Lucille Ball's hometown of Jamestown, NY honors the legacy of "The...

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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I Love Lucy and She Loves Me (Go ahead, just sing it. You know you want to)

There are a lot of people out there who are Lucy fans. My grandmother just happens to be one of them. She has everything Lucy: All episodes on DVD, figurines, photos mounted on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a lot of people out there who are Lucy fans. My grandmother just happens to be one of them. She has everything Lucy: All episodes on DVD, figurines, photos mounted on the wall, Christmas ornaments. She has it all. And I'm still convinced there are things she doesn't have. This was something me and my father have been... More 

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houston, tx
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to sort of scout for my daughter who is a big time Lucy fan. Gift shops have anything Lucy a person could want and enjoyed both museums. Well worth the money for Lucy fans.

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Thank flamingo66
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

enthusiastic staff. loved the place!! it is smaller than I thought, but I felt like Lucy Ricky Fred or Ethel would come out one of the doors at any given time!!

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Oneonta, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For anyone who grew up watching I LOVE LUCY, this is the place to be! From photos and memorabilia to the familiar TV sets and props, this museum is thoroughly enjoyable and a great value with its low admission price, which includes both the Comedy Center and Desilu Studios. Not only do we get an in-depth of Lucille Ball's life... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 538 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a decent museum and center for all things related to Lucy and Desi. Lots of information and memorabilia and attached to the gift store.

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Monongahela
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Easy to find right in town. Easy parking on the street 2 hours free.Nice display of all that was Lucy and Rickie.

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Thornhill, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My wife and I planned our trip through western New York State and Ohio around two main attractions; the Lucy and Desi Museum, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. As a bonus, we went in mid October, when the leaves were changing colours. The drive was beautiful, and the Lucy Museum was fun. It brought back... More 

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Thank Howard B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Interesting for those who are big fans of Lucy and the early years of tv. I thought the admission cost of $13 each with our AAA discount was about $5 too much.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Family thought it was fun, better than expected. Our GPS took us to the old location, so yours might too. Odd that it is two museums right next door to each other. Hey knock a hole thru the wall.

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Madison
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This was so much fun reliving all our favorite Lucy memories. They have done a great job of putting the best of Lucy on display. We are big Lucy fans and loved everything.

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