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National Football Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The world's biggest and best football museum is open seven days a week in Manchester city centre. Here, you will discover how football became the game of our lives, following the stories through fascinating objects and exhibitions. Unearth the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Cathedral Gardens | Urbis Building, Manchester M4 3BG, England
+44 161 871 8178
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All reviews fa cup world cup penalty shoot interactive games premier league trophy beautiful game free entry couple of hours suggested donation all ages modern building worth a visit few hours on display great place to visit the ground floor interesting exhibits
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Reviewed yesterday

Took 4 kids here of various ages and they thoroughly enjoyed it. Lots of interesting things to look at, listen to. Some great photography too. Kids easily occupied by doing interactive games. Good location too. Well worth a visit. Easy to park nearby or use...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark_BSurrey
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sunny Friday and time to kill in Manchester City Centre. Remembered the National Football Museum being reviewed and being praised. Spot -on. £10 admission gets you free repeat visits fo 12 months.. So if your local there is no rush to get round the many...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ray P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are a football fan it’s very informative and interesting. Plenty of interactive features to join in with and lots of history to look at.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Neil64B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Overall enjoyed our visit to this museum. Great place for football lovers. This place has lots historical football items/trophies with lots info. It's mainly about English football thus. It's worth a visit. My son loved it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank abbask214
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited here while in manchester for a united game. Located in the heart of the city, stunning building. Lots of interactive stuff to do here and kids will love it. Extra costs for the penalty shoot out which is a bit disappointing but lots...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RyanM31
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really interesting museum also for foreigners. Designed with lot of love for details and very interactive with games and challenges on all floors.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank marinaeg5
Reviewed 4 days ago

I am what you call "not a real Football fan", but went with my son and husband who are. Learned a lot about the game and history of Football and the employees are very knowledgeable and passionate and shared that passion with me, which I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sthein7478
Reviewed 5 days ago

Didn’t like the idea of paying because we weren’t Manchester residents. The museum was ok but didn’t compare to the many free wonderful museums in the city

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank D5958EMdavid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1st visit and the new entrance charge is well worth it! (Lasts a year too). Very interesting and informative visit and the photography exhibition was excellent. Only downside - the lift wasn’t working and there’s an awful lot of steps!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 177KarenS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided on impulse to come as my son's grassroots match was cancelled. We had been before a few years ago but decided to cone again and he brought his friend. We spent about 4 hours here in total bad all really enjoyed it. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank alisonb768
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17 February 2019|
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Response from Ray P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are plenty of NCP car parks close to the museum. They ar easy to find. A bit expensive, but all town centres are nowadays. Probably £3 + per hour in an NCP. But also another open air car park near Manchester... More
17 February 2019|
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Response from EW1958 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it’s about 20 mins and worth a visit