Become a Member
When you become a member of the non-profit Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum and the National Comedy Center, or renew your membership, you’ll be helping ensure that Lucille Ball’s vision for her hometown of Jamestown, NY – as the destination for comedy – continues to thrive.
Membership exclusive benefits give you year-round admission to our museums for a full year, discounts and free shipping at gift shops, pre-sale ticket for our festival and VIP access to special events.
Our membership program offers a variety of levels and price points to accommodate any budget, so that you can choose the membership level that’s right for you and your family.
New for 2023!
- Digital Membership Cards.
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- Personal Guided Museum tours and VIP Archive Experiences.
- Access to Free Admission and Membership at over 1,200 museums in North America.
- Free Shipping from our Online Stores.
For less than the cost of two adult dual admission tickets, you can become a year-round member and support our non-profit cultural institution.
See our membership levels below.
New Membership Benefits for Opener Level and Above!
See our membership levels below, starting at just $75 annually.
When you become a National Comedy Center member at the “Opener” level or above, you now receive reciprocal membership and admission benefits at over 1,200 cultural institutions that belong to the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association® network. NARM is a mosaic of 1,261 art museums and galleries, historical museums and societies, botanical gardens, children’s museums, zoos, and more across the United States, Bermuda, Canada, the Cayman Islands and Mexico.
Learn more at narmassociation.org
*The National Comedy Center and Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum membership cards are now digital. A physical membership card is available upon request by emailing email@example.com
**VIP Hospitality Access does not include access to headline performers.
***Receive reciprocal membership and admission benefits at over 1,200 museums via NARM (North American Reciprocal Museum Association). Limitations may apply at visiting museums. For a list of participating museums, visit narmassociation.org.
^Two weeks advance notice required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule. Subject to staff availability. Not available during the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival.
^^One-month advance notice required. Email email@example.com to schedule. Subject to staff availability. Not available during the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival.