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Lucy Desi Center For Comedy

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Address: 2 W Third St, Jamestown, NY 14701
Phone Number: +1 716-484-0800
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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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I Love Lucy!

LOVED the Desilu Studios portion of the museum! Even the gift shop in that area was brimming with unique and memorable gift items all well marked with prices. So nice to see the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Batavia, New York
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Batavia, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

LOVED the Desilu Studios portion of the museum! Even the gift shop in that area was brimming with unique and memorable gift items all well marked with prices. So nice to see the many faces of Lucy as well as some costumes and the opportunity to recreate the Vita Veta Vegamin commercial. Expected to recreate the chocolate belt scene but... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed everything they had on display. great movies playing and loved being the vitameatavegamin lady!!

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Kingston, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are really two museums in two separate adjacent building but they both have plenty of Lucy and Desi memorabilia to enjoy. From costumes to tidbits of personal history to re-creations of TV sets and even one of her cars there seem to be something new even for the Lucy follower. There are several tour options from an audio to... More 

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Jamestown, NY, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a local, I am usually skeptical about local "attractions" (just a normal thing I guess). But, let me tell you, this attraction will knock your socks off. It is well done, informative, extensive and reveals some very interesting facts about our favorite redhead that you won't see anyplace else. The items in the museum are AUTHENTIC, having, for the... More 

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Midland, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got tickets through Trip Advisor in advance, staff was unsure on how to process them but figured it out eventually. We started in the Lucy Desi Studios which took about 45 min if you read most displays. Gift shop had lots of variety and decent prices. The curators of the two places did a wonderful job. Exhibits looked great.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love Lucy, you will need to visit this attraction. It's a great place for all the history and to see how this lady supported her home town. It was a very fast self guided tour. Lots of Lucy shows to watch and costumes. It will take you about 30 minutes to tour BOTH museums.

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Ithaca, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are a fan of I Love Lucy, this is a must. It was great to see the sets from the show and some of her iconic outfits. Our only complaint is that for $15 each, there should have been more to see. We breezed through this place in about 40 minutes.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used to visit Jamestown every Memorial Day weekend when my daughter was growing up. Lucille Ball is her hero. She is now 30 and she wanted to go back to the Museum for a visit. It didn't disappoint. There were new exhibits and the information they present is very well done. If you are I Love Lucy fan you... More 

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Thank DianePittsburgh_PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum was very well done. I learned so much about Lucy and Desi. It's really sad to think that they are gone. But, so glad to have a museum in their honor to visit and reminisce.

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Chapman, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter (14) has a mild obsession with I love Lucy. We are a military family and were granted free admittance thanks to the blue star moms. This was unexpected and made our visit even better. The woman that helped us was over the top amazing ( I wish I could remember her name ) We enjoyed Jamestown and the... More 

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