What’s On Calendar

Browse our events and exhibitions below. Use the calendar on the right to see what’s on when you visit, or use the ‘Event Type’ drop-down to find events of a particular type, for example events for families.

Batteries Not Included

12 July 2023 - 21 April 2024

The hands-on history of football toys and games, from the Victorians to VR (and everything in between).

A City United

25 October 2023 - 31 May 2024

A warm collection of portraits of fans attending Manchester derby games in 1976-77, taken by photographer Iain S. P. Reid.

Free Museum Tours

1 January 2024 - 31 December 2025
11am and 2pm

Learn more about the game through our objects on one of our guided tours, included in the price of admission.

Football Shorts: The FA Cup

20 April 2024 - 21 April 2024
11 - 11:30am, 2:30 - 3pm

The history of the world's oldest cup competition, told in thirty minutes by our expert interpreters.


17 May 2024 - 19 May 2024
7:30pm - 8:45pm

A bold, joyful, goal-scoring exploration of the relationship between football and the queer community.

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