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 Walk-up Online
City of Manchester Resident Free Free
Adult (16+ years) £14 £13
Child (5 – 15 years) £8 £7
Under-5s Free Free
Family Saver (2 adults, 2 children) £36 £33
Concessions (students, seniors) £12 £11
Blue Light Card holders £11.20 £10.40
National Art Pass and Museum Association members Free Free


Education Group Visit Price (per person)
Self-guided £4.20
Facilitated £5.20
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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