The Mario Lanza Museum is now in its fourth home at 712 Montrose Street on the first floor of Columbus House. The museum houses a variety of memorabilia from the career of the legendary tenor from Philadelphia.
Posters, lobby cards, photos, costumes, and a beautiful terra cotta bust are just some of the treasures on exhibition. A very knowledgeable staff is on hand to give tours and there are many items for sale including CDs, audio and videocassettes, books, photos, and wearing apparel.
The museum is open Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 11:30am-3:00pm. It is closed Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday and most holidays.
Admission is free and donations are accepted. Tour groups are welcome but there are fees for groups of 10 people or more:
10-15 people: $3 per person.
16 people and up: $5 per person.
A 25% non-refundable deposit must be paid at least 2 weeks in advance of the date of the tour. The balance is to be paid upon the tour’s arrival. Please note that there is a 48 hour cancellation policy.
For more information contact the museum at 215-238-9691.