Please note: Please note that the museum will be closed on Sunday 12 February 2023 for a private event.

Admission Charges

National Football Museum admission - boy walking through turnstile

We’re now encouraging all our visitors to book before they visit online. Save money by buying your ticket and booking your designated time slot here.



Ticket type Price (walk-up) Price (online) Comment
City of Manchester resident £0 £0 All ages (proof of residency required)
Adult £12 £11 Ages 16-64 (under-18s must be accompanied by an adult)
Child £7 £6 Ages 5-15*
Child £0 £0 Ages under 5
Family £31 £28 2 adults & 2 children
Concession (senior) £10 £9 65 years and above, ID required
Concession (student) £10 £9 Full-time students, ID required
National Art Pass members £0 £0 On production of membership card
Museums Association members £0 £0 On production of membership card
Essential carer £0 £0


Education Group Visit Price (per person)
Self-guided £4.20
Facilitated £5
City of Manchester school: Self-guided Free
City of Manchester school: Facilitated £4.20

* children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult

Visitors with disabilities may admit one accompanying carer free of charge

Thanks to funding from Manchester City Council we are able to offer free admission to visitors who pay their council tax to Manchester City Council.  

# Eligible City of Manchester postcodes: M1, M2, M3,(Manchester City Council tax payers only), M4, M8, M9, M11, M12, M13, M14, M15, M16, (Manchester City Council tax payers only), M18, M19, M20, M21, M22, M23, M40, M90.  Please note that you must pay your council tax to Manchester City Council (as opposed to any other council) to be eligible for free admission.  

Tickets are non transferable and ID must be produced each time you visit.

Group admission tickets and some promotional offers are valid for day of entry only

Are you a city of Manchester taxpayer? Check if you are eligible for free admission here.

All funds raised from tickets will help us invest back into the charity with more exciting new exhibitions and events, community programmes and workshops for all of our visitors.

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at

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