National Football MuseumFree: All time

The National Football Museum exists to explain how and why football has become ‘the people’s game’, a key part of England’s heritage and way of life. It also aims to explain why England is the home of football, the birthplace of the world’s most popular sport. The museum boasts the world’s greatest football collection – over 140,000 items – including the FIFA Collection. When in the neighbourhood, also check out the Chetham’s Library nearby.

Address: Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens, Todd St, Manchester M4 3BG
Opening hours: Daily 10am – 5pm
Direction: Train to Victoria Station
Phone: +44 161 605 8200

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