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National Football Museum

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The world's biggest and best football museum is open 7 days a week in Manchester city centre. The museum is free to enter, and tells the story of the beautiful game through the eyes of everyone from the players, the law-makers, and most importantly...more
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All reviews fa cup penalty shoot world cup interactive games premier league trophy 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 victoria station
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is a football themed museum. The best part about it is that it is completely free to visit as long as you don't need a guided tour. The collection is commendable and it is a great place for football enthusiasts. They have a cafe...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ritwickm
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was in Manchester I am a football fan already visited old traffic and Eithad stadium so this was the next place to go for any football fan ray to find sign posts in town center admission good value and was very surprised to see what...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NorthstanderBrighton
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great day in poor weather. Our 10 year old loved it. Would highly recommend. Make sure you participate in all the activities...

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 655kellyw
Reviewed yesterday

Great visit, definitely worth a trip. Free entry although you can make a donation and there is a gift shop. Full of lots of memorabilia and the history of the football leagues and FA cup. Although it is layered over several floors there are lifts...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 891lorraineb
Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place for all ages. Found it very educational and fun at the same time. Definitely worth a visit if your in Manchester.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jemima1988
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For football fans, it is worth a trip to this interesting museum, conveniently located in downtown Manchester. Entrance is free, but donations are highly encouraged please. We booked their £6 package with a guided tour and guide book, pictures taken with EPL and FA trophies,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can make a donation but entry is free. What's on view ? Mainly football memorabilia. The FA cup and story behind it. England's 1966 world cup win. Cars clothes and stories of our hero's like Bobby Moore, George Best, and other players and managers....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved this gem, free entry and £6 suggested donation gets you a few tokens to play a few games, staff friendly very clean place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cksweet1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went Christmas shopping but researched this before we went as we both like football. We spent just over an hour in the venue and really enjoyed looking at football memorabilia. The venue was airy, light and very clean. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ann S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is a must for all football fans. My husband and I really enjoyed our visit. Great exhibitions and photos. I also enjoyed the antique amusement arcade machines Complete with pre decimal pennies.

Date of experience: December 2018
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I don't think he's there
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Probably you can take snacks with you but I'm not 100% sure
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Response from Cleggyb | Reviewed this property |
It looks like a 10 minute walk - along the river - cross on Blackfriars st the left along Deansgate - head past cathedral and museum on town centre just across from the Printworks Centre.