At The Museum

What can I see and do?


Point of Interest Football Plus

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Drama, history, skill, art, style, faith,!

Experience the world's greatest sport at the National Football Museum. Whether you’re a die hard football fan, planning a visit with your family or on a weekend break to the great city of Manchester, we want you to enjoy your visit to the world's biggest and best football museum. 

And during the World Cup you'll discover iconic moments of tournament history round every corner. From famous shirts worn by names like Pelé and Maradona to the Jule Rimet trophy lifeted by Bobby Moore in 1966, this is the place to find out more about how the World Cup has grown into a global obsession. Keep an eye out for special displays and events throughout the tournament.

Free admission
Admission is FREE; or make your visit even more memorable by buying credits for our Football Plus experiences! The museum is a registered charity and we welcome donations to support our work, sharing 150 years of football heritage.

Guided Tours
Introductory tours of the museum begin every hour from 11am - 4pm. Discover stories behind some of our most famous objects, learn more about the museum and what not to miss during your visit. No booking required; listen to visitor announcements and meet in the Hall Of Fame. Tours last approx 20 minutes. 

National Football Museum
Urbis Building
Cathedral Gardens
M4 3BG

Opening hours: Monday – Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 11am-5pm

Telephone number: 0161 605 8200


Closed: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day.

Updates and maintenance at Manchester Victoria station will affect transport to the city centre during early 2015. See How To Get Here for more information.