Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum, Jamestown

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Must see · Specialty Museum · Museum
The Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum is open seven days a week, and features re-created sets, Lucille Ball’s Emmy awards, dresses, rare memorabilia, and much more.

Tripling in size in 2006, the mission of the museum and center for comedy is to preserve the legacy of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz and enrich the world through the healing powers of laughter through its commitment to the development of the comedic arts.
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  • a must for all Lucy fans, of course didn't cover the early Lucy career which was a bit shady, only the Lucy we all remember which is fine. The Desi stuff was so interesting, they could have a...  more »
  • We planned our visit to Jamestown to visit both the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz and the Comedy museum. The last time we were at the old Lucy museum was about 20 years ago, so this was the first time at...  more »
  • Wonderful! Beautiful sets, memorabilia, and wardrobe. Alot of interesting information. Gift shop has tons of variety and not outrageously over priced (looking at you Disney). Would absolutely recommend!
  • If Lucy and Desi were part of your childhood, you'll totally enjoy this museum. The restored sets are great. And it's interesting to learn how a TV show was produced in the early years.

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