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Louis Armstrong House Museum

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About The Landmark

One of the world’s most renowned jazz musicians and entertainers; Louis Armstrong lived in this modest Queens home from 1943 until his death in 1971. In 1983, his widow Lucille willed the building and its contents to New York City for the creation of a museum and study center devoted to Armstrong’s career and the history of jazz.

The house is a gem frozen in time, as if the Armstrongs have just stepped out. The museum offers daily guided tours to visitors from around the world and features a variety of programs, including concerts, lectures, and seminars.

The Louis Armstrong House was named a National Historic Landmark in 1976 and a New York City Landmark in 1988.

Plan your visit to the Louis Armstrong House Museum 34-56 107th Street, Corona (Queens), NY – louisarmstronghouse.org

The Conservancy would like to thank the staff at the Louis Armstrong House Museum and our tour guides David Reese, Curator and Jennifer Walden Weprin, Director of Marketing. The Museum is administered by Queens College, City University of New York. Photos courtesy of the Jack Bradley Collection. Photos and audio courtesy of the Louis Armstrong House Museum.

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