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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Cathedral Gardens | Urbis Building, Manchester M4 3BG, England
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All reviews fa cup penalty shoot world cup interactive games premier league trophy free entry footy fan couple of hours all ages suggested donation modern building worth a visit few hours on display great place to visit the ground floor interesting exhibits
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Visited the football museum in June 2018 and was very impressed with it. Free to enter, with an optional donation made it tremendous value for money. Must see for a football fan visiting Manchester. Could easily spend hours here looking at all the displays. Suitable...More

Thank AW788
Craig D, Digital Marketing Officer at National Football Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for the review - glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 2 September 2018

You can go through football history in this entertaining museum. Even if you don't like football you can enjoy the exhibition.

Thank Juanma596
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Great place with some awesome stuff. Good historic items, very informative. Great as part of a day out for kids into football.

Thank Mas A
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

A very informative and memorable day we spent at the football museum. Loads of interactive games for the kids to get into. They especially liked the penalty shoot out game. Also the penny arcade on the 2nd floor was brill. And of course the history...More

Thank forbes1892
Craig D, Digital Marketing Officer at National Football Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for the feedback - thrilled that the kids enjoyed their time on Football Plus+! Always handy getting some penalty practice in...

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the National Football Museum when we came to Manchester earlier this week. It’s free admission with just a kind request of donation when entering, to keep the museum going. It’s a fantastic museum - with lots to do for adults and children. Me...More

Thank Emma F
Craig D, Digital Marketing Officer at National Football Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Emma, thanks for leaving us such a comprehensive and glowing review. :)

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

They’ve done a great job here of squeezing a wealth of football history into a relatively small space, but still kept it very engaging for youngsters. Donations for entry, and then lots of great visual and physical activities for young and not so young to...More

Thank NinaTom
Craig D, Digital Marketing Officer at National Football Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for the great review, very much appreciated!

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

The National Football Museum is in the centre of Manchester near Victoria Train Station. This large building simply cannot be missed. To enter the museum is free, though there are some football experiences whereby you pay for those specific exhibits. The museum has memorabilia from...More

Thank FrequentFlier756853
Craig D, Digital Marketing Officer at National Football Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving your feedback; really pleased you enjoyed the experience!

Reviewed 31 August 2018

This is a great interactive visit for all ages if you love football. As my grandsons live relatively nearby it has been well worth an annual season ticket. Located near the Victoria rail station makes it convenient to get to. Free to enter/donation requested buying...More

Thank Anthony H
Craig D, Digital Marketing Officer at National Football Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for such a glowing review, Anthony. Really pleased to see you taking advantage of our Season Ticket offer!

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

If you love football, you will love this from the moment you step inside. History with interactive experiences. Give yourself a few hours

Thank Glen_Gill_Lockett
Craig D, Digital Marketing Officer at National Football Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for such a great review. Extra time always recommended!

Reviewed 28 August 2018

great place to visit for all football fans and for kids to play and interact. For the older generation there is plenty of history.

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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.
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