National Football Museum, Manchester

4.2
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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  • Still pretty interesting even if you don’t follow the sport much. I had the opportunity to touch (with gloves ) both the Premier League & the FA Cups. Great history of the sport & interesting facts ab...  more »
  • I've been attracted to the shape of building myself, so I went to the store with a lot of football history items, there were some mutual lyings, but the people got a little bit of a vote.
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  • Museum is £10 for an adult not from Manchester. Which was disappointing after seeing so many reviews say its free. The museum itself was good with some great history. There is a lot of interesting interactive games along with learning items which is cool. Its a great place to take kids especially if they like football.
  • We've been to the football museum a number of times and enjoyed it every time. There is something for all football fans charting the history of the game, raft of memorabilia and Interactive games that the kids love. The top floor gallery has some fantastic football pictures too. Note the pricing has changed. It used to be free with the games costng extra. Now there is an annual charge with all but one of the games free. This worked out well for us as we'll go more than once a year and get a lot of use from the games. It might not for everyone.
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