NFM Families table football

Bringing your family to the National Football Museum? Whether you’re a young hotshot or experienced football veteran, there’s something for everyone across our four floors.

Throughout the museum, there are interactive objects, games and displays that will appeal to all ages.  You can explore our objects and stories via our gallery trails: collect them at the Welcome Wing, or you can download some of our trails here before your visit. 

Some of our interactive activities are still available including Penalty Shootout. To get the most out of these we suggest they’re suitable for children 7+. Our friendly Visitor Experience team are always on hand to answer your questions and show you how to get the most out of your visit.

If you’re planning a visit and are aged under sixteen you must bring an adult with you and family groups must stay together – this keeps everyone happy and safe!

Incredible stories and objects

Explore the history of the beautiful game through the world’s finest collection of football objects. From incredible FA Cup silverware to the FA’s replica of the Jules Rimet, right up to the present day, our displays tell the remarkable story of the game of our lives.

Penalty Shootout and interactive games

NFM Families ball balance

Think you can beat our virtual ‘keeper from twelve yards? Test your mettle from the spot in our Penalty Shootout activity (additional £2 per three penalties). There are plenty more ways to get in the game on the Play Gallery, with various challenges and games designed to sharpen your football skills!

Photos with our Premier League trophy

NFM Families trophy

Whether you’re celebrating Liverpool‘s long-awaited victory, revelling in previous triumphs or simply dreaming of glory, you can get your very own memento with our Premier League trophy, an official replica of the original.

Discovery Zone

Our Discovery Zone area in the Play Gallery is perfect for under-5s. This area is currently open, though all tactile objects have been removed in order to keep our visitors safe.


Currently our toilets are open on the ground floor (near the exit and before the shop) and at the top of the staircase just before you enter the Pitch Gallery (Level 2). Baby changing can be found on the ground floor.


There is a lift to all floors. This is currently only available on request, with just one family allowed group allowed in at a time.


We’re completely accessible to prams and pushchairs with lifts to all floors and an automatic entrance door. We also have a place to park your prams and buggies on the ground floor if your youth team want to stretch their legs.


Learn more about the game, watch famous clips of players in action and listen back to your team’s moments of glory on our interactive displays, stationed across all of our galleries.


Can you seek out some of football’s top treasures? Pick up one of our family-friendly trails on the Welcome Wing, and see if you can find the answers – and objects – on our galleries!If you would rather download the trails yourself to print at home, you can do so by clicking here.


Our shop is stacked full of gifts and souvenirs, with something for all the team and plenty of pocket money gifts for the kids!


Our cafe is currently a temporary picnic area! Bring your own lunch and grab a table and chair on a first come, first served basis.


We want all our visitors to have a great time but we also want you to feel safe. We’ve put together some Q&As which show what we’re doing to keep the museum as safe as possible for everyone. National Football Museum Q&As