Please note: Please note that the museum will be closed on Thursday 16 May 2024.

Autism-friendly early opening Calendar

12 May 2019 - 12 May 2019
9am - 10:30am

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The National Football Museum will be opening its doors early for visitors with autism, their families, friends and carers.

Families can explore the galleries in a calm and relaxed environment before the general public access. Gallery sound levels will be minimal with a quiet room available. There will be plenty of opportunities to kick a football around in our Football Plus+ interactives, while non-football fans can enjoy craft activities, handling objects, trails and more.

The activities are free of charge and you can just drop in. Activities are suitable for anyone over 5 years old.

The museum will be looking to establish regular monthly openings of this nature; please check our What's On page for the latest dates.

If you have any questions regarding our autism-friendly opening, please contact

You can download our autism-friendly guide by clicking here.