Experience the world’s greatest sport at the National Football Museum. Whether you’re a football fanatic, planning a visit with your family or on a weekend break to the great city of Manch...

National Football Museum
Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens Manchester Greater Manchester M4 3BG
Manchester

National Football Museum


Fantasic For Families

Experience the world’s greatest sport at the National Football Museum. Whether you’re a football fanatic, planning a visit with your family or on a weekend break to the great city of Manchester, we’re the place to come and share stories about everyone’s favourite game!

The National Football Museum charges an admission fee for all visitors, with the exception of City of Manchester residents and City of Manchester schools. Admission prices for 2020 can be found on our website.

Admission includes entrance to all floors of the museum including our temporary exhibitions, photos with the museum’s Premier League trophy and unlimited use of our activities (with the exception of Penalty Shootout, which will cost £2 per three penalty kicks).*

Your contribution will go back into the National Football Museum charity, helping to fund our learning and community programmes, stage new exhibitions and tell more of the stories around the beautiful game.

*There are currently restrictions around use of the activities due to Coronavirus. Guided tours are also not currently running but video tours and resources are available to access from your mobile to compliment your visit.

Find us at...

  • National Football Museum
  • Urbis Building
  • Cathedral Gardens
  • Manchester
  • Greater Manchester
  • M4 3BG

Our family-friendly offer

Our full current family learning offer can be found here: 
https://www.nationalfootballmuseum.com/communities/stayathome/


Accessibility

- BSL video available on museum's YouTube channel
- Automatic door access at main entrance
- Lift to all floors
- Ramps to all raised areas
- Disabled blue badge parking nearby
- Accessible toilets on ground floor and levels 1, 2 and 4
- Induction loops at reception and information desks
- Assistance animals permitted
- Water bowls available for assistance animals
- Wheelchairs on request (please call before your visit to book)
- Guided tours on request (socially distanced)
- Large print guide available
- Autism-friendly access guide and social narrative available

Our full museum accessibility statement can be found here: https://www.nationalfootballmuseum.com/plan-your-visit/venue-access/


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Our At-Home Activities

  • Kicking Off Your Creativity: What If Women's Football Wasn't Banned?

    A special 'Kicking Off Your Creativity'' Christmas special with author of Ultimate Football Heroes, Johnny Ball and Unbelievable Football all about Women's Football and the 1921 FA ban. This is your c...

    7 - 12 years
  • Make Your Own Football Christmas Tree Pennant

    In the National Football Museum's collection we have several football pennants on display from famous matches involving England, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Dick, Kerr Ladies and more. In this short craf...

    4 - 12 years
  • Fidget Theatre Presents: Football Freddie

    A little girl with a boy’s name, who has a big love for the beautiful game.

    3 - 7 years
  • Make Your Own Football Trophy

    In the National Football Museum's collection we have several football trophies on display. In this short craft activity we show how you can make your own at home with just a few everyday materials.

    4 - 12 years
  • Make Your Own Table Football

    In the National Football Museum's collection we have several vintage table football sets! In this short craft activity we show how you can make your own at home with just a few craft materials and som...

    4 - 12 years
  • Make a Picasso Sculpture

    Pablo Picasso's 'Footballeur' sculpture is one of the National Football Museum's prized objects. Have at a go at this easy craft activity and emulate one of the world's greatest artists in your own ho...

    4 - 12 years
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