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Museum History

The Scottish Football Museum celebrated its 20th year at Hampden in 2021.

From its early incarnation, occupying a small section of Glasgow’s Museum of Transport at the Kelvin Hall in 1994, it continues to grow and develop, going the extra mile to preserve our heritage as the nation that gave football to the world.

Top Visitor Attraction

The Museum is in the top three per cent of visitor attractions in Scotland.

National Museum

The Museum has been formally accredited by Museums Galleries Scotland as a non-government funded National Museum.

Nationally Significant

The Scottish Football Museum’s Collection is Recognised as Nationally Significant by Museums Galleries Scotland.

Five stars

The Museum was the first in Glasgow to receive the prestigious Five Star accolade from VisitScotland.

14 galleries

The Museum’s 14 galleries transport the visitor from the game's very humble 19th century beginnings to the modern day.

Special exhibitions

The Museum also hosts special exhibitions throughout the year making for an ever-changing landscape.

Book your place

Discover a national football collection to educate and inspire future generations.

Book online or call us today on 0141 616 6139.

Tickets from £8

Tours from 45 minutes

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