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Lucy Desi Center For Comedy

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Address: 2 W 3rd St, Jamestown, NY 14701-5104
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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Brought back a ton of childhood memories

Always loved Lucy and Desi too. Walking through the museum took me back to my childhood, a much more simple time. I expected Lucy to walk through the replica of the living... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
201charlenek
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Brockport, New York

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Brockport, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always loved Lucy and Desi too. Walking through the museum took me back to my childhood, a much more simple time. I expected Lucy to walk through the replica of the living room/kitchen at any moment. A lot of trivia. There are two museums in separate buildings both have a gift shop. Asked the clerk where the statue of Lucy... More 

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Akron, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has two parts in two separate buildings, each with its own gift shop. It takes about 90 minutes to walk through them both. There are tv screens in many places, playing excerpts from the I Love Lucy shows. We were not exactly sure what to expect, but enjoyed our walk down memory lane. The entrance fee was a... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed going thru the museum brought a lot of good memories back. Had a mixture of exhibits with some old tv programs. Had a photo opportunity with a vitamitavetebale booth

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Akron, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A small museum dedicated to the history of the I Love Lucy show. It contains costumes and replicas of two sets. There is a small gift shop as you might expect. Total time to visit, along with the other museum two doors to the West (also included in the price) was about an hour.

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Wadsworth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I really liked these two museums. We liked the kitchen, living room and other set recreations. The first museum is mostly I Love Lucy . It is a great trip back to the fifties. A lot of great information of the background to how the series was created and cast. Also on how it was filmed and... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife insisted on stopping here when we visited family in New York. We enjoyed our tour and looking at all the paraphernalia and memorabilia from Lucy and Desi's careers. I learned a couple of things that I did not know about them.

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Kailua Kona, HI
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We paid for tickets to the Tropicana dinner event ($25pp) during the Lucy Comedy Festival. I had low expectations going in and they were pretty much met. I mainly wanted to see the recreation of the Tropicana room so food was secondary to me. That said, the food was pretty bad. Think school cafeteria or worse. We were served a... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a Lucy fan and I was surprised that I was able to get through this in about an hour. There were several neat items (costumes, set recreations, etc.), but I guess I figured there would be a lot more considering this is Lucy!!! The gift shop is great. Lots of items to pick from to take home with... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great tour of the Comedy Center and Museum..Make your own Vitametavegin commercial. Replicas of all the best sets....

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Spencerport, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the museum during the Comedy Festival. Great place if you are a Lucy fan. Lots of costumes and details from her career.

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