Frequently Asked Questions
Is the Museum open daily to the public for tours?
The Museum is open to the public. The Museum is open by appointment for guided tours. As a small non-profit with limited resources, we try to accommodate as many tours as we can. We greatly appreciate your patience when scheduling a tour.
How do I schedule an tour?
How far in advance do I need to book a tour?
The more notice the better. Please contact us with as much notice as possible to schedule a tour. We are able to schedule tours up to one month in advance.
What is the cost of a tour?
The admission is $20 for an adult and $10 for children, students and military ID.
Are children permitted on the tour?
We encourage families to take a tour and teach their children about Roberto Clemente. For the safety and comfort of all visitors, we suggest that children over the age of 12 join the tour. Also, all children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
How long does it take to see the collection?
It is a guided walking tour and lasts approximately an hour and a half.
How many people are permitted on a tour at once?
To enhance the experience of the tours, the number of visitors on each tour is limited. Our guided tours can accommodate up to 20 guests per tour. An exact number in your party is required to make a reservation.
Can I take pictures?
Small handheld cameras are permitted on the tour. Large cameras, camera bags and camera equipment are not permitted. This policy was created for the protection and security of the Museum’s collection and memorabilia.
Where are you located?
We are located in a historical old firehouse, Engine House 25, two miles outside downtown Pittsburgh in the heart of Lawrenceville, just beyond Pittsburgh Strip District at 3339 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA, 15201. To get directions or a better sense of our location you should use Google Maps.
What kind of memorabilia should I expect to see?
1967 and 1971 Gold Glove Awards
1961 Silver Bat Award
1971 World Series Home Plate
1971 collection of Pittsburgh Pirate team bats
Branch Rickey contract negotiation document
Last jersey Clemente wore (San Juan Jersey)
Over 500 photographs
Personal items (pinstriped suit, Clemente hand glazed vase, family photos)
and many other items of interest.
Are you associated with the Clemente Family?
Yes, the museum has a relationship with the Clemente family through archiving and preserving the family’s history. We have worked to acquire lost memorabilia and personal items that rightfully belong in the hands of the family. The Clemente Family has also generously donated a selection of their personal items to the museum for public viewing.
Can I rent out the museum for an event?
What if my question has not been answered?
If you have any additional questions feel free to contact us via the web site’s contact form.