Since 1996, Lucyï¿½s hometown has welcomed visitors from all over the world to the Lucy-Desi Museum in the heart of downtown Jamestown, New York. Inside its doors youï¿½ll find a warm salute to the First Couple of Comedy! See priceless costumes, awards, photographs, and other vintage memorabilia on display from the estates of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Hear audio clips from Desiï¿½s autobiography as well as stories of their youthful antics told by Lucyï¿½s childhood pals. A unique radio plays clips both from Lucyï¿½s 1940ï¿½s radio series, My Favorite Husband, and some of Desiï¿½s famous Latin songs. In the museumï¿½s screening area youï¿½ll enjoy interviews with some of Lucyï¿½s childhood friends and other rare video.
Lucytown Tour is a delightful and historic look at Lucy's hometown. You'll see the homes where The Queen of Comedy was born and grew up, theaters where she performed, schools she attended, the cemetery where she is buried with her family, and much more.
Step into television history when you visit Lucy and Ricky Ricardo's New York City apartment and Hollywood hotel room in the Desilu Playhouse, the "I Love Lucy" museum. Named for the studio where "I Love Lucy" was filmed, the Desilu Playhouse features exact replicas of the most famous sets in television history, a "Vitameatavegamin" opportunity, vintage costumes and memorabilia, and more! Your visit will be welcomed with a special video in the Tropicana Room above the Playhouse. This reproduction of Ricky Ricardo's famous nightclub is open only to group visitors and for special events.
Tour Reg Lenna Civic Center
Tour the Reg Lenna Civic Center,the luxuriously restored former Palace Theatre where Lucille Ball watched vaudeville with her grandfather. You'll see a video where Lucy describes how her love of show business began right where you are sitting. Learn about the renovation of the theater, hear about its ghosts, and get a real "backstage tour."
Seneca Allegany Casino
Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel is 68,000 square feet of world-class gaming, with over 2,000 reel-spinning and video slot machines and 33 of your favorite table games including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Caribbean Stud Poker, 3 Card Poker Let It Ride, Texas Hold 'em Bonus Poker, Big 6 Wheel and Spanish 21. Turtle Island, a non-smoking casino, new high limit slot and table games areas and The Casino Bar.
Casino offers a steakhouse, an all-you-can-eat buffet featuring prime rib and seafood, Italian fine dining, 24 hour cafï¿½ and a snack bar.
Hours and Days of Operation are subject to change.
Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History
This Institute honors the legacy of the Jamestown native recognized as the premier naturalist, the "John James Audubon", of the 20th Century. The building honoring his legacy is a striking structure designed by world-famous architect Robert A.M. Stern, known for his work with Disney and the restoration of Broadway and 42nd Street in New York City. Permanent and traveling exhibits of nature art are always on display, with walking trails and gardens outside