The museum is home to the world's greatest football collection, with over 140,000 items including official exhibits from FIFA.

Please note the museum will be closed 1-13 January 2019.

The collection explores football past and present, looking at the game from every angle to provide a comprehensive account of how it has become part of England’s national heritage.

Located in central Manchester, the museum is spread over five floors and offers a programme of interactive events and temporary exhibitions.

In episode three of our new podcast Meet Me at the Museum, Tez Ilyas takes his dad Mo to the National Football Museum for a kickabout and to learn some surprising facts about the collection.


Permanent collection

Over 2500 objects are on display, from priceless artworks inspired by the sport, to irreplaceable mementos of unforgettable matches.

The museum is home to many iconic items including the Jules Rimet trophy and shirts worn by Bobby Moore, Diego Maradona, and Pele.

National Football Museum

Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 3BG

0161 605 8200

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Opening times

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm
Closed 24–26 Dec & 1 Jan

Free to all

20% off entry with National Art Pass

20% off Football Plus+ day tickets

Valid to 31 December 2018

20% off Football Plus+ day tickets with your National Art Pass.


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Exhibitions at National Football Museum


Exhibitions nearby

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