National Football Museum, Manchester

4.1
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The ball from the 1996 World Cup final, Maradona’s "Hand of God" shirt, and the game’s first handwritten rule book are just a few of the special objects displayed at National Football Museum, which holds a collection of over 140,000 items. Located at the heart of the city, the site attracts die-hard followers of the game as well as casual tourists. Join a guided tour for an insightful look at the museum’s impressive collection, paying tribute to the game’s greatest players, teams, and coaches. Discover the secret stories behind some of the world’s best-known soccer items, beloved and revered by fans from around the world. Check online for special events, parties, and family activities. Planning Manchester trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • Very helpful staff, Alan was a font of knowledge and told us some great tales. Lots to see and, we loved the interactive penalty shoot out. Only downside was the cafe that didn’t have much of a...  more »
  • I’ve been here tonnes of times as a Manchester resident. It’s free for people living in MCR (cheap for others too!) and so good for all types of people. There’s activities, there’s great historical...  more »
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  • This museum is full of interesting facts and experiences for football lovers. It takes approximately 1 hour to fully look around this museum. I think that it is very good value for money as it only costed £5. It is free to go again within 12 months of your original visit. A visit to the National Football Museum offers the opportunity to take a photograph with the genuine Premier League trophy - with no additional fees! If you are around the centre of Manchester then this place is definitely worth a visit.
  • Marvelous museum for football fans, various historic moments explained. Useful information about many football legends. Nice games for children. How can I forget about the food and snacks available at the cafe, really delicious and taseful!!! Interested point to note that the ticket is valid for an year, u can visit anytime within the year after purchase date. Looking forward for our next visit!!!!

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