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National Football Museum

Explore the world's finest collection of football artefacts and archives.

Whether visitors are die-hard football fans, planning a visit with the family or on a weekend break to the great city of Manchester, enjoy a visit to the world's biggest and best football museum as part of the perfect football fixture. Come face to face with famous items including the ball from the 1966 World Cup final and iconic shirts worn by Bobby Moore, Diego Maradona, Pele and many more.

Over 2500 objects are on display, form priceless artworks, to irreplaceable mementoes of the unforgettable games.

Admission is free; but to make the trip even more memorable by buying a ticket for the museum's seven Football Plus+ experiences - it's the perfect chance to test  out the skills, speed and accuracy and compete with friends. Try and score a penalty like the best in the game on Penalty Shootout (with real Wembley goal posts!); and take the hot seat for commentary challenge.

The museum is brilliant for family days out - with plenty to keep the whole team busy whatever the weather; with indoor and outdoor activities, fun hands-on exhibits, an under 5s discover zone, and always something fun going on throughout holiday periods - it's sure to be a winner with kids this season.

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