Is the Museum open daily to the public for tours?
The Museum is not open to the public daily, but 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 a tour?
You may send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by using the website’s scheduling form. Additionally you may call us at 412-621-1268 to schedule a tour if you have special needs or further questions.
How far in advance do I need to book a tour?
The more notice the better. Since we don’t have tour staff on premises they must be scheduled for all guided tours that are booked at the museum. 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 general admission for a tour is $21. We also schedule Open House tours from time to time and have reduced ticket prices for them at $10 for adults and $5 for children, military and students.
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?
The museum’s 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 25 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.
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?
Yes. Please check out the Engine House 25 website for rental information.
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.