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Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum

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Address: 2 W Third St, Jamestown, NY 14701-5104
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+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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As so many others have said--go here! We went on a Saturday and had the fortune to be able to park right in front of the building. Although Jamestown's streets are well marked... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As so many others have said--go here! We went on a Saturday and had the fortune to be able to park right in front of the building. Although Jamestown's streets are well marked, I find it intimidating to drive busy areas during the week, so if you're like me, do this on the weekend. We paid $7 more for a... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am a huge Lucy fan and was very excited to find out that on a visit to Jamestown for a baseball tournament that this is Lucille Ball's hometown. I made time to visit the museum and was very impressed with it. The attention to details of Lucy's early life and the mementos that are on display from throughout her... More 

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Upland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I are huge Lucy Ball fans so when planning our vacation we had to add in going to Jamestown, NY to see her museum, birth home, childhood home and her grave site. The museum was amazing. They had TV's everywhere playing clips from I Love Lucy shows to Desi singing while Desi Jr plays the drums. Her... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're a fan of Lucy and Desi, then you will enjoy this museum in Jamestown. Kudos to the family for keeping the memory alive and contributing the economy of Jamestown, by locating the museum here. This is a real bargain... for $15 you will get admission to the 'studio tour' and also the 'museum tour'... both with unique aspects.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is very well done. You can see the care put into it to keep Lucy alive in our hearts. The staff are all great. We went during the Lucy Comedy Festival weekend and it was quite busy but still everyone was quite friendly. I enjoyed the Vitameatavegamin commercial area the best!

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Brantford, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're a Lucy fan, you have to go here. They have things from her personal life and from I Love Lucy. Great place.

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are a Lucy fan you will really like it. Some of the sets are there, pics, memorabilia, souveniers, ec.

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Thank Lana P
Nacogdoches, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Who doesn't love Lucy? The museum had many things I love Lucy from some of her awards, to actual items from the show set. We had a great time strolling down I love Lucy lane.

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Clifton, New Jersey
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

For anyone who is a fan and even for anyone who is curious about Lucille Ball, this museum is a gem! the staff was very friendly and enjoyed sharing their knowledge.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Located in Jamestown, NY, it is the birthplace of Lucille Ball. The museum offers a look at the personal lives of Lucy and Dezi and in a separate building next door, it's all about "I Love Lucy". There are two great gift shops on site offering a wide variety of product. Parking is on street, but it's free for two... More 

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