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The Clemente Museum

3339 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15201-1337
+1 412-612-1268
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Fascinating

The museum is packed with memorabilia, original letters, telegrams, pictures, autographs, equipment... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
E1447ILkellyp
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
So much new information about Roberto Clemente and the Clemente family!

I was fortunate to be part of a small group touring the museum with its owner, Duane Reader... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
ospiegler
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Upper Saint Clair, PA
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The Clemente Museum is dedicated to preserving the memory and legacy of "The Great One", Roberto Clemente. The museum is located in a restored historical firehouse, Engine House 25. The Museum is open by appointment only for guided tours which do require a reservation.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“old firehouse” (6 reviews)
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3339 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15201-1337
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"fire house"
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"roberto clemente"
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"baseball fan"
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"baseball cards"
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"amazing photographs"
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"our tour guide"
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"pirate fans"
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"two floors"
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"forbes field"
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"strip district"
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"on display"
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"three rivers"
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"engine"
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

The museum is packed with memorabilia, original letters, telegrams, pictures, autographs, equipment and anything you can think of to look at. What really made it for me, though, was our tour guide, Vince. He was so knowledgeable and had so many stories, which he told...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I was fortunate to be part of a small group touring the museum with its owner, Duane Reader, leading us. His knowledge of the Clemente family is stunning and the tour is fascinating. The number of artifacts that he has painstakingly acquired over many years...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

it is an amazing place and the docent/tour leader was extremely knowable about "the great one" (aka: Roberto), the history of the pirates, etc. the tour took 2 hours, and the time sped by quickly. there is so much in this building about Roberto and...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

I was not impressed with this museum at all! First, there was about 30 people in my group, that’s 25 too many. Only 5 people can really be able to fully enjoy it. If you were last in line you couldn’t hear anything the tour...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

The Clemente Museum is a must visit for any baseball/sports fan. The museum is in a former fire house in the Lawrenceville Neighborhood of Pittsburgh, and is filled with both Roberto Clemente memorabilia and Pittsburgh sports memorabilia. The tour guides are very friendly and knowledgeable,...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

I've been wanting to visit for years, but as many have noted, you must book in advance, and their schedule never coincided with mine. I was delighted when The Clemente Museum participated in 2017 Open Doors Pittsburgh; three of us attended for free, when it...More

1  Thank 76desert
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Even if you’re not a Pirates fan it is well worth your time to visit the museum to learn about this man. My visit was one of the more moving things I’ve ever experienced. I never saw the man play but I knew his story....More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

First off, for the people complaining about the need to set up an appointment, that is clearly stated on the museum's website and in their brochures. There is a reason for this. This is a small museum that is largely a labor of love. The...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

My family and I went to the Clemente Museum for the 1st time last week (we have lived in Pittsburgh for decades). It is tucked away in an old fire house west of "the strip district". YOU MUST CALL FOR RESERVATIONS because it is not...More

1  Thank Gary S
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

We had a wonderful two hour tour through this museum of fabulous memorabilia. Personally narrated by a wonderful docent. What a collection of art and baseball items. Trivia and wonderful stories from the docent. A must see if a Pittsburgher or in Pittsburgh.

2  Thank MakielJM
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Response from MakielJM | Reviewed this property |
Between twenty to thirty dollars, well worth it. On Sunday they are having a Special Fundraiser for Puerto Rico at $21 per person, or more if you wish to donate more. They are also collecting non-perishable items. Please... More
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