Museum Ticket Options

Purchase an All Day Pass for the award-winning National Comedy Center — the nation’s official cultural institution dedicated to the art of comedy. Explore our state-of-the-art, 37,000 square-foot museum complex at your own pace. Come and go as you please.

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  • Over 50 immersive and interactive exhibit experiences.
  • Customized comedy content personalized to your sense of humor.
  • New! Johnny Carson: The Immersive Experience theatre presentation featuring Hologram Host Jimmy Fallon and Carl Reiner: Keep Laughing exhibit.
  • Exclusive archive collections from George Carlin, Betty White, In Living Color, The Smothers Brothers, Lucille Ball, and much more.
  • Family-friendly exhibit experiences for kids and teens including Comedy Karaoke, Draw a Cartoon, Create a Meme, Prop Stars interactive experience, and Laugh Battle competition.
  • Put yourself inside classic comedy TV and movie scenes including the I Love Lucy chocolate factory scene, Saturday Night Live, Anchorman, and Dumb and Dumber with our Green Screen Experience.
  • Visit The Comedy Shop for laugh-filled gifts and merchandise – it’s our hub for the best comedy products featuring your favorite TV, movie, and stand-up comedy stars.

Adults: $35.50

Seniors (60+): $33.50

College Students: $30.50

Youth (13-17): $28.50

Child (6-12): $22.50

Child (0-5): Free

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Discounted Admission Prices

Chautauqua County Adult: $24.50

Chautauqua County Youth (13-17): $21.00

Chautauqua County Child (6-12): $17.00

Buy Online and Save! You will receive a $2 discount on each ticket automatically when you purchase tickets online at least 8 hours in advance of your visit. Ticket prices shown above before discount.

 

Tickets are fully refundable up to 24 hours prior to your reservation.

 

Active Military and Veterans, Click here for Discounted Ticket Prices

Purchase an All Day Pass for the award-winning Lucy Desi Museum. Explore both of our Galleries at your own pace. Come and go as you please.

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  • Includes both the West Gallery, which focuses on Lucy and Desi’s incredible lives and remarkable careers, and the East Gallery, which focuses on I Love Lucy, the greatest TV comedy of all time.
  • Features re-creations of the iconic I Love Lucy sets, including the Ricardo’s living room, kitchen, and Hollywood hotel suite.
  • Features highlights from the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Archives, including:

          • Original screen-used props, costumes and scripts from I Love Lucy.
          • Six of Lucille Ball’s Emmy Awards.
          • Lucy’s 1972 Mercedes Benz sedan.

  • Film your own Vitameatavegamin commercial.
  • Highlights from Lucille Ball’s extensive film career.
  • Artifacts and highlights from every Lucy TV series including The Lucy Show, Here’s Lucy, and Life with Lucy.
  • The remarkable story of the pioneering Desilu Studios, including Star TrekMission: Impossible, and The Untouchables.
  • NEW! Take personal photos as you step onto the I Love Lucy set for an additional fee.
  • Visit the Lucy Desi Museum Shop for the largest collection of Lucy, Desi, and I Love Lucy merchandise in the world.

Adult: $23.00

Senior (60+): $22.00

College Students: $20.00

Youth (13-17): $20.00

Child (6-12): $18.00

Child (0-5): Free

Click Here for Chautauqua County, NY Resident
Discounted Admission Prices

Chautauqua County Adult: $19.00

Chautauqua County Youth (13-17): $16.00

Chautauqua County Child (6-12): $14.00

Buy Online and Save! You will receive a $2 discount on each ticket automatically when you purchase tickets online at least 8 hours in advance of your visit. Ticket prices shown above before discount.

 

Tickets are fully refundable up to 24 hours prior to your reservation.

 

Active Military and Veterans, Click here for Discounted Ticket Prices

DUAL ADMISSION

VISIT BOTH MUSEUMS AND SAVE!

Our Most Popular Option and Best Value!
Get the full comedy experience in Jamestown.

  • Save big with this option and experience both of our museums at your own pace (the museums are within easy walking distance – only three blocks away).
  • All Day Pass for the award-winning National Comedy Center – the nation’s official cultural institution dedicated to the art of comedy — and the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum. Come and go as you please.
  • You can also spend a day at each museum on two successive days.
  • Includes all of the featured benefits above for each museum experience.

Adult: $43.50

Senior (60+): $41.00

College Students: $37.00

Youth (13-17): $36.50

Child (6-12): $30.50

Child (0-5): Free

Click Here for Chautauqua County, NY Resident
Discounted Admission Prices

Chautauqua County Adult: $31.50

Chautauqua County Youth (13-17): $26.00

Chautauqua County Child (6-12): $22.00

Buy Online and Save! You will receive a $2 discount on each ticket automatically when you purchase tickets online at least 8 hours in advance of your visit. Ticket prices shown above before discount.

 

Tickets are fully refundable up to 24 hours prior to your reservation.

 

Active Military and Veterans, Click here for Discounted Ticket Prices

MEMBERSHIP

Enjoy unlimited admission to both the National Comedy Center and Lucy Desi Museum when you become a Member. Other perks include retail discounts, special member events, and first access to the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival tickets.

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DISCOUNTED ADMISSION

We are proud to offer the following discounted admissions to guests who qualify:

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY RESIDENTS

The National Comedy Center and Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum both offer a special discounted admission rate to local residents whose primary residence is in Chautauqua County, New York. Just show your valid driver’s license or other Chautauqua County identification to take advantage of the discount.

NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER ADMISSION

Chautauqua County Adult: $24.50

Chautauqua County Youth (13-17): $21.00

Chautauqua County Child (6-12): $17.00

 

LUCY DESI MUSEUM ADMISSION

Chautauqua County Adult: $19.00

Chautauqua County Youth (13-17): $16.00

Chautauqua County Child (6-12): $14.00

 

DUAL ADMISSION

Chautauqua County Adult: $31.50

Chautauqua County Youth (13-17): $26.00

Chautauqua County Child (6-12): $22.00

Buy Online and Save! You will receive a $2 discount on each ticket automatically when you purchase tickets online at least 8 hours in advance of your visit. Ticket prices shown above before discount.

 

Tickets are fully refundable up to 24 hours prior to your reservation.

 

*Choose Chautauqua County Adult, Youth or Child Option when purchasing tickets

SPECIAL OFFERS FOR VETERANS AND ACTIVE MILITARY

The National Comedy Center and Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museums are pleased to offer a reduced admission rate for all Active Military and Veterans. Valid Military ID is required.

NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER ADMISSION

Active Military and Veterans: $23.50

 

LUCY DESI MUSEUM ADMISSION

Active Military and Veterans: $18.00

 

DUAL ADMISSION

Active Military and Veterans: $30.50

Buy Online and Save! You will receive a $2 discount on each ticket automatically when you purchase tickets online at least 8 hours in advance of your visit. Ticket prices shown above before discount.

 

Tickets are fully refundable up to 24 hours prior to your reservation.

 

*Choose Active Military/Veteran rate for active military personnel and/or veteran when purchasing tickets

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The National Comedy Center and Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum are proud to participate in the Museums For All program. SNAP participants receive $2.00 admission (up to 4 guests). Museums for All aims to ensure that every family and child has access to a high-quality museum experience. Participating museums offer deeply discounted admission to any individual or group of four individuals participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by presenting an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card.

 

Museums for All: $2.00 (For SNAP participants/EBT Card holders)

*Choose Museums For All Option when purchasing tickets. Advance purchase discount not available for this ticket option.

GIFT CARDS

Gift Cards make great gifts and can be redeemed for the purchase of admission tickets or membership, or used in our gift shops and online stores.