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Manchester: National Football Museum Admission Ticket

1. Manchester: National Football Museum Admission Ticket

Your ticket includes admission to all four floors of the museum. On the ground floor, have your photo taken with our FA Cup and Premier League trophies and enjoy the latest pop-up art exhibition. Level 1 is where you'll discover the must-see memorabilia — look out for the trophy won by England in 1966. You'll also uncover some fascinating history, like in England on the World Stage, which looks at the ups and downs of the England team. Level 1 is also the meeting point for guided tours. On Level 2, you'll find all the interactive challenges including Penalty Shootout. Temporary exhibitions on Level 3 change twice a year and take an in-depth look at soccer through art, photography, and technology.

Manchester: City Bus Tour

2. Manchester: City Bus Tour

Explore the birthplace of the industrial revolution aboard the hop-on and hop-off sightseeing bus in Manchester and learn more about the city's contribution to science, politics, music, arts and sport. Hop-on and off at any of the 15 stops on a route that has been carefully planned to include key sights such as Manchester Town Hall, the National Football Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry and Manchester United Football Club. Hop-off at Salford Quays to visit the famous Lowry art gallery and Imperial War Museum North in the stunning building by Daniel Libeskind. Discover the new media hub where the BBC and ITV have located their TV studios, and avail of the canal-side shops and restaurants. 

Manchester: City Highlights Exploration Game

3. Manchester: City Highlights Exploration Game

Get ready for an exciting adventure in the city of Manchester, and discover its best sights while solving puzzles and following clues to the next location with this exciting self-guided mobile exploration game. Receive instructions on how to download and play the game via email, and begin at Manchester Cathedral. Reenact the role of a character on a quest to save a woman wrongly committed to a life sentence in an asylum. Solve challenges and explore as the story unfolds and directions guide you to the next location. Enjoy an exciting and unique adventure through the city of Manchester and explore the city in a new way. Set aside time to complete the game or explore at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime, and play offline if you wish. Finish the game at the Science and Industry Museum.

Manchester: Strangeways Soprano Self-Guided Treasure Hunt

4. Manchester: Strangeways Soprano Self-Guided Treasure Hunt

The legendary Strangeways mystery, unsolved for 100 years.. Until now Gather your friends, and discover the hidden side of Manchester in this epic 'whodunnit' adventure! A famous opera-singing prisoner was invited to perform at the Governor’s Strangeways party.. but after his final encore.. he vanished! Who was behind this daring escape? And where did he go? This is where you come in... The pages of your Mystery Guide™ take you on an exciting puzzle adventure through the heart of Manchester's old town, as you follow the maps, unlock the clues, and unravel the epic tale. Your challenge is to track down hidden objects, decode symbols, and uncover hidden messages, as you eliminate suspects and gradually unpick the crime. And an exciting twist awaits… Make it to the end and you'll be struck by an amazing ‘wow’ moment when the case is solved and the villain is revealed before your eyes! Simply grab your Mystery Guide™, head to the start, and set off at a time that suits you. Don’t let the villain get away... Your time to start is now!

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What people are saying about National Football Museum

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 694 reviews

Excellent for adults and children who love football. Lots of activities designed to challenge using football skills, all free except the penalty shoot out which is definitely worth the £2 fee.

Endroit royal. Personnel accueillant et bienveillant.

A great place to experience the history of English Football and understand the current affairs of world football. Very interesting memorabilia.

Tour was well organised and very pleasant staff to help and be I formative. Would highly recommend!!! Such fun

Well worth the visit. Lots of interesting facts. Quite a few activities to do and stimulate the brain.

Good route. Clear voice guide. Very good value for money. Highly recommendable.