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Football is for all, and so is the National Football Museum. We offer a wide range of community events and activities to inspire and engage all our visitors.

Using our unique collection of football object and archives, our communities team bring the stories of football to life, through interactive workshops and creative activities.

We offer a seasonal programme of family activities and museum events throughout the year, so make your you check our What’s On guide before your visit.

Baby and Toddler Active

Our youngest visitors can get in the game with our fortnightly Baby and Toddler: Active sessions!

Join us in the museum’s Discovery Zone for a fun session designed to encourage babies’ physical activity. Get involved in sensory play, movement and singing in our dedicated under-5s area in the Play Gallery.

Baby Active welcomes birth to pre-walking and we also offer dedicated session for toddlers. Check out our What’s On guide for the next dates and details on how to book. Pre-booking is essential as these fill up quick! For more information, email

Sporting Memories

Sporting Memories is for older sports fans (50+) to meet and chat about the beautiful game.  Everyone’s welcome to take part and share their memories about amazing players, great games or match-going-anecdotes.

The group currently meets every other week on Wednesdays 10.30am – 12pm at the museum and every other week online.  To find out more email or call 0161 605 8200.

Adult Learning

We offer tailored sessions to suit adult learners, with a wide range of themes and topics that use the power of football connect and educate.

If you’d like to bring a group of adult learners to the museum, please email  or call 0161 605 8200.

Classroom Hire

You can hire our classroom for your own sessions, seminars or presentations.  Situated on the fourth floor, the classroom is self-contained with a 75-inch screen for presentations, wi-fi and flipchart.  There is also a separate breakout space and toilet facilities.

Visit our Venue Hire page for more information or email or call 0161 605 8200.

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