Comedy Center nominated as ‘Best New Museum’

OBSERVER File Photo The National Comedy Center in Jamestown.

JAMESTOWN — The National Comedy Center, the nation’s official cultural institution and state-of-the-art museum dedicated to comedy as an art form, has been nominated for the 2020 USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Travel Award for “Best New Museum,” it was announced today by USA Today. The National Comedy Center was one of 20 new museums in the United States nominated for this award by a panel of nationally-recognized travel experts for the USA Today travel award series, which celebrates outstanding destinations, attractions and experiences.

The National Comedy Center is asking visitors, fans and supporters to cast their vote for the museum as part of the public voting process to select a winner. Everyone is invited to vote daily, now through Monday, Feb. 17 at noon ET.

Vote for the National Comedy Center daily at www.VoteComedyCenter.com.

The winner of the “Best New Museum” award will be announced on Friday, Feb. 28.

In 2019, the National Comedy Center was nominated for the USA Today “Best New Attraction” award, where it was voted #2 out of 20 new attractions by USA Today readers, and chosen as the #1 museum and #1 ticketed attraction in the USA Today poll.