Louis Armstrong's House Opens as Museum In 1943, Louis and Lucille Armstrong moved to the New York City borough of Queens. While the jazz legend was on tour performing, Lucille found a house, bought it, and decorated it before her husband had ever seen it -- but "Satchmo" grew to love the working-class neighborhood. Yesterday, that home opened to the public as a museum. Hear reporter Allison Keyes.
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Louis Armstrong's House Opens as Museum

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Louis Armstrong's House Opens as Museum

Louis Armstrong's House Opens as Museum

Louis Armstrong's House Opens as Museum

Only Available in Archive Formats.

In 1943, Louis and Lucille Armstrong moved to the New York City borough of Queens. While the jazz legend was on tour performing, Lucille found a house, bought it, and decorated it before her husband had ever seen it — but "Satchmo" grew to love the working-class neighborhood. Yesterday, that home opened to the public as a museum. Hear reporter Allison Keyes.