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Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum

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Address: 2 W Third St, Jamestown, NY 14701
Phone Number: +1 716-484-0800
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Shopping, City walk sightseeing
Description: Lucille Ball's hometown of Jamestown, NY honors the legacy of "The First...
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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What a wonderful tribute to such a special couple and time. If you are a Lucy fan you must visit this town and see all the sights related to her life and show.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Jerry R
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Lebanon, Indiana
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Lebanon, Indiana
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful tribute to such a special couple and time. If you are a Lucy fan you must visit this town and see all the sights related to her life and show.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I was born in l949 and watched I LOVE LUCY all the time when I was growing up. (black and white, of course). Having recently moved to Western New York going to Jamestown to see "the Lucy stuff" was on my bucket list. This is the best of the two museum (in my opinion). I loved seeing the reproductions of... More 

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Esparto, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Good displays and lots of info. Easy to find. Great parking access. Staff in gift stores friendly and helpful. Videos of old shows still make me laugh

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Sylvania, Ohio
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went to the lucy desi museum June 26th 2015. What a great place to visit. It shows the inside of their apt and kitchen and lots of memorabilia. If your a lucy fan I highly recommend this place. Its awsome. Lucy's childhood home is also about 5 minutes or so from the museum and her grave is close by too.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Lucy and Desi are the theme in Jamestown New York. Sides of buildings, billboards, windows with color and laughter in our car as we drove through. Recalling our earlier years laughing and enjoying Lucy made us take a daytrip back to Jamestown to visit the Museum. We loved it although couldn't decide which of her acts were the funniest because... More 

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newark ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Seeing the sets and learning about Lucy's private life is wonderful for a Lucy fan. Travelling from OH to NY, this is our second stop to visit the museum. My sister in law was with us this trip and she had not been. Don't miss this wonderful tribute to Lucy and Desi!

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This was fabulous. I grew up with Lucy and Desi and they still make me laugh in fact we laughed all of the around the 2 museums which are next to each other. The staff were very friendly and helpful and told us we could take as many photographs as we wanted.

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Buffalo, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Living in the area, we have many visitors who are interested in Lucille Ball and her connection to Jamestown/Celeron, NY. We had been to Lakeview cemetery to view her gravesite, by her house in Celeron (it is unmarked), and by the house she lived in with her grandparents (Jamestown), in addition to the 2 museums downtown. The entry is $16... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

In the heart of quaint downtown Jamestown is the museum. There are actually two museums accessible for one fee of $15. The museums are 50 yards apart. The museums recognize the careers of Lucy and Desi. Both can be toured in about 90 minutes. Both have gift shops with lots of memorabilia. Pick up a guide that will show you... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Excellent, but one has to know who she is and have watched her tv shows or movies! Me, I grew up watching her tv shows. The staff there, only saw females, were extremely personable and pleasant. Upon entering or leaving we were acknowledged which made one feel extremely at ease. The whole museum was great. Many recreated sets, apparel, etc...... More 

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Additional Information about Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum

Address: Address: 2 W Third St, Jamestown, NY 14701
Phone Number: +1 716-484-0800
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Chautauqua County  >  Jamestown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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