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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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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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Pure American Culture

I went to Jamestown with my 13 yr old son for the express purpose of going to this museum. We watched the entire I Love Lucy series before we got there. The museum did not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Barbara O
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Belmont, Massachusetts
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Belmont, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Jamestown with my 13 yr old son for the express purpose of going to this museum. We watched the entire I Love Lucy series before we got there. The museum did not disappoint! Actual costumes and recreations of famous sets are inside, and you feel as though you were on the set of the actual show. I... More 

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1 Thank Barbara O
Easton
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz museum was a look into the brilliance of Lucille Ball. What a wonderful comedienne she was. She was brilliant and this museum is a tribute to her talent and her life.

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1 Thank Louise S
Long Island, NY
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

The Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum was quite informative. It was wonderful walking through the rooms and seeing some of the clothing she wore as well as so much memorabilia.

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1 Thank reesugar
jamestown,n.y.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

living here and hearing the stories of lucy and growing up in the era of her greatness this place will let you see real great moments in her comedy reign.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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88 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

My 8 year old granddaughter and I have enjoyed visiting the Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Museum twice. We thoroughly enjoyed the exhibits. The first time we used the headsets and listened at every information station. I was so pleased that my granddaughter was as captivated as I with such a successful comedienne from our area. This visit we did not use... More 

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1 Thank SAILWRITE
Jamestown, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

It was nicely organized, nicely lit, well written, loved the set... lots of fun and kind of gives you warm fuzzies!

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

If you're a fan of I Love Lucy, you will love your visit here. It's amazing that it's not more centrally located, but then, Jamestown is where Lucy was from. There is a gorgeous large image of Lucy and Desi, they were so in love you could tell. And reading the one page proposal for the I Love Lucy show... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Day 1beautiful drive to Jamestown.Loved the museum and all the wonderful artifacts they have added from the show. Take as many pictures as you like than you can see the 2 homes Lucy grew up in and I visited the cemetery where she is at rest. Wonderful little town and people.

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1 Thank Wendy F
Greensburg
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47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

If you're any kind of fan of Lucy, you'll have an excellent time. So many props and clothes are on display. The recreations of some of the sets are really cool. I think my favorite item would be the studio door. It's amazing to read the list of all the stars who walked through that door. Plus you can do... More 

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3 Thank Tom K
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

This is a best place to visit especially if you watched oTher Lucy Desi show growing up. A very delightful way to stroll down memory lane . You'll laugh out loud seeing excerpts and clips taken of Lucy and the Murtzs. Worth an hour or so to see the backdrops and costumes used in the show. Also includes are some... More 

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