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National Football Museum

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The world's biggest and best football museum is open 7 days a week in Manchester city centre. The museum is free to enter, and tells the story of the beautiful game through the eyes of everyone from the players, the law-makers, and most importantly...more
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All reviews fa cup penalty shoot world cup interactive games premier league trophy free entry footy fan couple of hours all ages suggested donation modern building worth a visit few hours on display great place to visit the ground floor interesting exhibits
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went on hop-on hop-off tour and made sure we visit this place. For football fan, this is a great place to know about its history.

Thank Katherine H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great museum to visit. Lots to see throughout the building and it has such a nice feel too!! My son even got photos with the premier league and fa cup trophies 🏆 and a big bonus is it is free to visit!!

Thank ndavidson02
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We thought we'd take a look as my partner is in to football and I don't mind it myself. Takes you through the history of the game. Quite a bit of focus on the Premier league, but did see some references to my partners club,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic museum, so much history and memoribila that will appeal to old and young alike. You don't have to be a football fan as such, to enjoy this museum. The history of the game, the fans, the cultural impact and the legends of the football...More

Thank Irene R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

While entry is free a donation is very much encouraged at the welcome desk and £6 buys a guide, access to a photo opportunity with trophies and some of the virtual reality experiences. There was an excellent mix of exhibits, from both international and domestic...More

Thank Kathymnd1923
Reviewed 4 days ago

So much fun! My husband is a football fanatic and although I do love the game, not at his level. This museum was amazing and fun and honestly, I would go back there by myself and really spend even more time looking around and enjoying...More

Thank Lindalpipe
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Top place to visit and enjoy. Lots to see and options for younger ones. Staff very helpful and friendly too.

Thank gthomson2018
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here for a school trip, staff were brilliant and helpful throughout the visit... 3 floors with stairs/lift so suitable for all... I came with a school class of pupils ages 11-12 years old. Think this is a good day out for this age catergory...More

Thank Leanne L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On my numerous visits to Manchester, I have never been to this Museum. So I had decided to add an extra day whilst down for the Rugby League Final at Old Trafford, so I could explore more of the Museum's of Manchester. When I discovered...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You can’t go wrong here . A free football museum on four floors . What more could you ask for ! It’s near Market St station

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13 June 2018|
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Response from Shady S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think he's there
29 May 2018|
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Response from Ana M | Reviewed this property |
Probably you can take snacks with you but I'm not 100% sure
17 April 2018|
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Response from Cleggyb | Reviewed this property |
It looks like a 10 minute walk - along the river - cross on Blackfriars st the left along Deansgate - head past cathedral and museum on town centre just across from the Printworks Centre.
13 January 2018|
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Response from Jane S | Reviewed this property |
2 hours I would say
28 September 2017|
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Response from SLM_Malta | Reviewed this property |
No It's in Manchester City Centre