The Ultimate I Love Lucy Experience
Celebrating the Legacy of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz
Plan your visit to the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum and explore the lives, careers, and legacy of the “First Couple of Comedy,” and the incredible impact they had on the world. Experience exact re-creations of the studio sets of the most beloved TV comedy of all time — I Love Lucy— including the Ricardos’ New York City apartment and their Hollywood hotel suite. Also on display are Lucille Ball’s Emmy Awards, and original wardrobe and props from the legendary TV series.
Get a behind-the-scenes look into the creation and production of the show as well as an intimate look into the personal lives and careers of Lucy and Desi. Costumes, gowns, photographs, letters, scripts, and more are among some of the priceless artifacts on display, and you’re sure to notice something new each visit!
Plan your visit today!
Hours & Admission
Lucy Desi Museum & Gift Shop Hours
Thursday – Monday
10 am to 5 pm;
Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday
(open on Tuesdays from Memorial Day through Labor Day only)
Lucy Desi Museum Admission Pricing
Group (20+): Contact our group sales office
Directions & Parking
The Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum is located at
2 W 3rd St, Jamestown, NY 14701
Buffalo, Rochester, Or Syracuse, NY
Follow Interstate 90 west, toward Erie, PA. Exit at Exit 59, Dunkirk-Fredonia, NY and follow Route 60 south to Jamestown.
Erie, PA or Cleveland, OH
Driving from points west, follow Interstate 90 east to I-86, just a few miles past Erie, PA. Follow I-86 east to Jamestown, Exit 12. Route 60 south to Jamestown (to the right off the interstate).
Binghamton or Elmira, NY
Follow I-86 west to Exit 12. Follow Route 60 south (a left at the exit).
Interstate 79 north from the Pittsburgh area meets Interstate 90 at Erie, PA. Follow I-90 east to I-86, just a few miles past Erie, PA. Follow I-86 to Jamestown, Exit 12. Follow Route 60 south to Jamestown (to the right off the interstate).
Free Parking is offered at the National Comedy Center’s parking lot located at 45 W. 2nd St. on a first come first serve basis.
There are several additional parking options available within a short walking distance of the museum. Parking Garages are located around Jamestown, $1.00/hr or $5.00/day.
On street parking is metered M-F, 9am-5pm, $0.50/hr. Meters accepted nickels, dimes, and quarters. There is a free parking zone within the business district that is limited to 2 hours.
All parking is free on weekends.
Shop I Love Lucy
Featuring a huge selection of collectibles and gifts for any “Lucy Lover”
Shop our Lucy megastore and experience every Lucy fan’s dream in Jamestown! Choose from countless I Love Lucy items including dolls, shirts, collectibles, and so much more. Can’t make it to town? Shop online today!