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One packed afternoon at Hampden

17th April 2017 Posted in News

Hampden Park is arguably the most historical pitch in world football. Since the site of Hampden Park was attained by Queen’s Park in 1903, major football matches and events have taken place in Mount Florida. There had been years of large crowds in the south side of Glasgow but never one any bigger anywhere in Europe […]

The Unofficial World Champions of 1967

14th April 2017 Posted in News

Fifty years ago, football was back on the agenda more than ever in Scotland. Not that it had ever really disappeared for the love affair of a Scotsman with his national game is an eternal phenomenon, but people were becoming more and more animated, and they approached this England game at Wembley with more than […]

Ferenc Puskás- Nobody’s Fool

2nd April 2017 Posted in News

It is a calm Sunday in the Scottish Football Museum with the usual concentrated, fascinated silence from visitors- taking in the wonderful heritage and items that surrounds them- is felt in the air. A man and his little girl are intrigued by a plaque that has caught their eye. She asks her father who is […]

The Wembley Wizards of 1928

31st March 2017 Posted in News

As the footballing world already knows, Scotland v England was the very first international football fixture back in 1872 at the West of Scotland Cricket Ground. Since then it has been a mouth-watering fixture for both sets of supporters. Scotland throughout the twentieth century have had great success in the Auld Enemy’s back yard. The […]

Robert Cumming Hamilton- Scotland’s forgotten No. 9

23rd February 2017 Posted in News

Days spent looking through the football history archives is a passion of many up and down the country and on occasion, a hidden gem that has fallen off the Scottish football radar can be found.  This such occasion happened a few years ago whilst looking through Scottish player profiles and coming across a forgotten striker; […]

Translation of Queen’s Park Panenka article.

29th January 2017 Posted in News

Very recently,  Ignasi Torne, a Spanish journalist, contacted the museum looking for information on Glasgow clubs outside of Celtic and Rangers. After conducting an interview with one of our staff members, Stuart Spencer, Ignasi was amazed by the history of Queen’s Park that he decided to publish his article solely on the Spiders. The following […]

What do Robert Burns and Sevilla FC have in common?

25th January 2017 Posted in News

Majority of people will be aware of this day being Robert Burn’s birthday and will be celebrating the poet’s existence with a typical Burns Night supper. Yet this day is also special for a particular group of football fans. For it was on this very day, in 1890, Sevilla Futbol Club (Sevilla FC) was formed […]

Opening Hours During the Festive Period

9th December 2016 Posted in News

      SCOTTISH FOOTBALL MUSEUM CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR OPENING HOURS Below is the opening times of the Scottish Football Museum during the festive period.   Monday Dec 19th Open as normal     Tuesday Dec 20th Open as normal   Wednesday Dec 21st   Open as normal   Thursday Dec 22nd   Open as […]

More Than a Game Exhibition now open in the museum

21st June 2016 Posted in Exhibitions, History, News

  In the Scottish Football Museum, our new exhibition ‘More Than a Game’ is now on display which explores different societies and diversities through football rivalries. Success on the football field can put towns, even countries, on the map, enhancing civic and national prestige. This can have a significant impact on people’s lives; for example, […]

Historic shinty exhibits at Hampden’s football museum on the 157th anniversary of the first clash between shinty and football clubs

15th January 2016 Posted in Exhibitions, History, News

As the founding document of the Aberdeen University Shinty Club (the world’s oldest constituted shinty club) goes on display at the Scottish Football Museum, a fascinating story of an unprecedented and historic sporting contest between shinty and football clubs has been unearthed. Aberdeen University Shinty Club was founded in 1861, just one year after the […]

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26 April 2017
Please note that there will be no 3pm stadium tour
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29 April 2017
Queen's Park v  Stenhousemuir, Stadium tours @ 10a
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26 May 2017
No 2pm and 3pm Stadium tour. Museum closing at 2pm
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