Collections at the Scottish Football Museum

The Scottish Football Museum is home to a remarkable range of football related objects. The objects are divided into separate donor collections. These collections are invaluable to the museum as they tell the story of Scottish football. These collections inspire new exhibitions and displays as well as refreshing existing ones.

The museum has an active acquisitions policy and regularly accepts donations provided they are in line with the collections policy. For more information on the collections please contact the collections manager,

The Scottish FA Collection

Founded in 1873, the Scottish FA is the second oldest Football Association in the world and is a founder member if the International Football Association Board (responsible for worldwide control of football’s ‘Laws of the Game’). Many items in the Scottish FA’s collection rate amongst the oldest in world football. The Scottish FA is responsible for the Scotland national team which along with the England national team is the oldest in the world, both having played in the world’s first official international match of 1872.

The Hampden Park Collection

Hampden Park is Scotland’s national football stadium. The present stadium is the third to be called Hampden Park and first opened in 1903. Up until 1950 Hampden was the largest football stadium in the world and to this day holds every major attendance record within European football. It is one of the most famous stadiums in the world.


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25 August 2018
No afternoon tours running due to Queen's Park v A
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01 September 2018
No afternoon tours running due to Queen's Park v C
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05 September 2018
Museum is open as normal, but no Stadium Tours ava
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