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National Comedy Center

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The National Comedy Center is the first state-of-the-art museum dedicated to telling the vital story of comedy in America. It celebrates comedy's great minds and unique voices, from Charlie Chaplin to Dave Chappelle. Exclusive collections and...more
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203 W 2nd St, Jamestown, NY 14701-4903
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An awesome experience. Interactive museum with many many exhibits. Enjoy the ride and expect to laugh and expect to be entertained. Very well done and only recently opened. Whoever your favorite comedy acts are they will be here. A real GEM. Takes a few hours...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 542jerryz
Reviewed 6 days ago

I wish we'd had longer but the 2 hours we spent were great fun. I think we actually liked the cartoons the best but the various TV clips were fun too - remember Robin Williams hopping on Carson's couch pretending to be a monkey? There's...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank wardzone
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plan to spend lots of time at this gem. I am sure you won't regret it. No matter what genre of comedy you enjoy, there will be something for you. Don't expect to get the free pictures and videos that you believe to have been...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Bob469NewYork
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, this museum warrants all of the time you are willing to spend there. We stayed 3 hours and could have doubled that. And to make it possible, you are told readmittance is acceptable. It is spacious, accessible, really well displayed, and so interesting. The...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank George M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum holds its own in terms of the way you interact with the exhibits, everything is packed with technology. It doesn’t feel like it belongs in a sleepy place like Jamestown, NY. Every time you participate in an activity you scan your bracelet and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Frankie1289
Reviewed 1 week ago

A look through the origins of comedy and the lives of those that contribute to ithe arts popularity. There are lots of hands on exhibits to enjoy especially if you want to try your hand at stand up. Worthwhile visit

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Saint100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The interactive aspects of the museum are really inventive and fun- our group particularly liked the little icons you place on a touch screen to learn about comedy props. Would like to see more modern comedy that appeals to younger visitors- the college-age kids we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Solakri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make a special trip to visit this Comedy Center. You will forget about your problems for hours as you listen to your old and new favorites. The technology is amazing.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank EllenC31
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Totally interactive experience. You sign up as you enter and then become part of the show throughout your stay. All your favorites are here, and some of the best known artifacts from your favorite gags are there to see and to bring back memories. And...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 875billp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you enter the museum you get a bracelet with a microchip in it. You scan that chip and create a personal profile. You answer questions and identify comedy items that you are interested in. As you go through the center exhibits suggest items that...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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78traveler
February 24, 2019|
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Response from Kath_PA | Reviewed this property |
The Comedy Center is Hi-Tech, and interactive, the stuff kids would love. The Blue Room (adult humor) is off limits to the little ones, so no fear there. We did all the Lucy stuff, even though its kid friendly, it is not... More
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