National Football Museum

National Football Museum
Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens, Manchester, M4 3BG
  • Telephone 0161 870 9275
  • Bar open Mon-Sun 8pm-6pm
  • Email
  • Website www.nationalfootballmuseum.com
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Six storeys dedicated to the beautiful game, taking in footballing greats, the history of the game, the chance to lift some trophies, games and football challenges, an exhibition about the 1966 World Cup and a learning zone. Guided tours are available throughout the day Mon–Fri.

The top floor is taken up by The Rabbit in the Moon, a new restaurant from Michelin-star chef Michael O'Hare.

If arriving by train, the museum is directly across the road from Victoria Station, or the nearest metrolink tram stops are Victoria Station and Exchange Square. A number of bus routes stop on nearby Corporation Street, while the museum is located about 15 minutes drive from Old Trafford.

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Curated By Stanley Chow

Renowned Manchester artist and illustrator Stanley Chow will showcase new work in an exhibition celebrating the football moments and players that have inspired and influenced him. Stanley has found worldwide acclaim for his portraits of stars from sport, music, television and film. His work has featured on book covers, in…

Wed 28 Feb

Free / 0161 870 9275

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 1 Mar

Free / 0161 870 9275

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 2 Mar

Free / 0161 870 9275

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 97 more dates until 7 Jun

The Game: 30 Years Through The Lens Of Stuart Roy Clarke

Stuart Roy Clarke has been documenting football through a camera lens since 1989, capturing the ever-changing face of the beautiful game for three decades. His evocative photographs place fans and grounds at the heart of the story, affection and purpose present in every shot. Having staged two captivating exhibitions at…

Fri 23 Mar

Free / 0161 870 9275

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 24 Mar

Free / 0161 870 9275

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 25 Mar

Free / 0161 870 9275

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 357 more dates until 17 Mar 2019

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