National Football museum

National Football museum

Last Updated on February 21, 2024 by Suzy

Things to do at the National Football museum review

The National Football museum is based in the Urbis building in Manchester city centre. It preserves, conserves and displays important collections of football memorabilia. The museum has been at this site since 2012. There are four galleries to explore with six interactive games plus a programme of exhibitions, guided tours and workshops. There are football-related silverware and replica trophies, plus George Best’s Mini Cooper. You can enjoy a 180-cinema experience and see the oldest surviving FA Cup trophy.

In the Play Gallery highlights include a penalty shootout, pass master, shot stopper and a discovery zone for younger visitors with a small soft play and toy area for under 5s. You can also see a number of shirts worn by key players. There are virtual interactive games from the age of 7. Suitable, flat footwear is recommended for their ball-based challenges. Their penalty shootout is very popular and waiting times can exceed 30 minutes at peak times.

National Football museum
National Football museum
National Football museum

FAQ and Further Information National Football museum

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving food and drinks.

What are the main things to do?

There are four galleries to explore with six interactive games plus a programme of exhibitions, guided tours and workshops. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*Mid-rangeu003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range – Adults £11, children aged 5-15 £6, under 5s are free, . Tickets are slightly more on the day.

Is there parking?

There is parking nearby, charges apply.

When are they open?

The National Football museum is open almost all year round, they are closed: 24-27 December 2022 and 1-2 January 2023. For up-to-date opening times and dates u003ca href=u0022https://www.nationalfootballmuseum .com/visit/u0022 target=u0022_blanku0022 rel=u0022noreferrer noopeneru0022u003eplease visit their websiteu003c/au003e.

Dog friendly?

Only registered assistance dogs are permitted.

Are they accessible?

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