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National Football Museum Overview

Paying homage to the most favourite sport in the country is the National Football Museum, one of the most popular places to visit in Manchester. Considered to be a shrine to this game, and celebrating the top football teams of Man City and Man United, the National Football Museum is one place where you can catch sights of numerous fascinating items and memorabilia related to football.

The National Football Museum is also home to the world’s largest football collection, in addition to other artefacts, from the very first rulebook of the game to team jerseys, shoes as well as trophies won by different teams. It is in this museum where you can also learn a lot about football and its rich history, by viewing different short movies related to it.

Those visiting the museum with children can also indulge in a myriad of practical activities related to football and gain additional insights about it. You can also trace the history of your favourite football team here, see the trophies that your favourite footballers once lifted and even beat the keeper between the goalposts of the Euro ’96 Wembley game.

Location: Urbis Building Cathedral Gardens, Todd St, Manchester M4 3BG, United Kingdom

Timings: 10:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. 

Entry Fee: £12 (adults), £7 (children)

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Highlights

• Get up close to the original World Cup Jules Rimet Trophy and the shirt that Maradona wore when he won the 1986 World Cup when you visit the National Football Museum.
• Make sure to see the statue of Lily Parr when you are here, who is said to be a pioneer of women’s football.
• You can also enjoy getting photographed or testing your football knowledge at the National Football Museum, in addition to taking part in the different activities organized here every weekend.

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