Manchester, Liverpool, and the Peak District Sights

National Football Museum

  • Cathedral Gardens Map It
  • City Centre

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

This striking, glass-skinned triangle of a building includes a galaxy of footballing (soccer) memorabilia, from historic trophies, souvenirs, and shirts (many of them match-worn and signed by legends of the sport) to such near-sacred items as the ball from the 1966 World Cup—the last time England won the sport's ultimate prize. Other exhibits explore football's role in English popular culture. In the interactive Football Plus+ zone you can pick up a microphone and develop your commentary style or test your ball skills in a range of activities, including a tense penalty shoot-out; these require paid tickets.

Sight Information

Address:

Urbis Bldg., Cathedral Gardens, Manchester, M4 3BG, England

Map It

Phone:

0161-605–8200

Sight Details:

  • Free; charge for activities.
  • Mon.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 11–5

Published 08/18/2015

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