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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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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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Americas Sweetheart

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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Nacogdoches, Texas
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank Patti I
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Jamestown, New York
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Come video yourself on the vitavitavegamin set. Movie sets as they were, except in living color. The family has generously also donated many dresses from Lucille Ball's career and there is a history of Desi and Lucy. I can't wait until the comedy center is up and running.

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Thank Lori G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

The town was all dedicated to Lucy! (Don't forget to see the NEW statue in the memorial park). What an amazing contribution to all the hard work! You can see her outfits, clips from the show, hand written letters to her children. Well put together, staff was great. I highly recommend going to support her legacy! So much to learn... More 

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Princeton, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

It has been a dream for wife to visit the Lucy Desi museum for a long time.So we packed up and drove 10 hours to it. We were overwelmed with the museum,even better than we expected.The artifacts from lucy and Desi on display were amazing.The full sets from the tv show in the studio part of the tour was outstanding.so... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

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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Reviewed 17 November 2016 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

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 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

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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