Jackie Robinson Museum Opens In Manhattan WHUR Contributor July 27, 2022 at 1:52 pm in COMMUNITY, NEWS Tweet After more than 14 years of planning, the Jackie Robinson Museum officially opened its doors this week. The nearly 20,000-square-foot museum includes memorabilia, trophies, and other artifacts from Robinson’s life – spanning both his baseball career and tireless civil rights work. An opening gala held Tuesday was attended by Robinson’s 100-year-old widow Rachel Robinson, as well as two of their children. Other celebrities in attendance included Spike Lee, C.C. Sabathia, Billie Jean King, and NYC Mayor Eric Adams. What are some great sports-related museums you’ve been to?