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Football Museum

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Address: Charles Miller Square, S/N | Estádio do Pacaembu, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 1234900, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 11 3664-3848
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The Football Museum is a history museum which has been working to preserve...
The Football Museum is a history museum which has been working to preserve and to distribute a holding of reference collections and memory indicators when it comes to a social phenomenon. Thus, as a mission, the Museum aims to investigate and to introduce football in its multiple aspects such as the importance on the cultural expression in Brazilian history in the XX and XXI century. Then, the attitudes the Museum aims to reflect, is to actually evaluate football journey in the country and its culture implications besides culture and Brazilian society, enlightening the sport's role in the identity construction and also the imagining one.
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A great museum that does justice to Brazilian football history. There are about three floors of exhibits and you also get a view of Pacaembu's field from the stands. Many... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A great museum that does justice to Brazilian football history. There are about three floors of exhibits and you also get a view of Pacaembu's field from the stands. Many historical pictures, flags, memorabilia and lots of videos and interactive setups like getting to pick different broadcasters narrating their favorite goals. The interior design and explanation is very modern and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Brazil loves football, and, if you do too, you'll love this museum. Not fascinating for people like me, but a joy for my 9 year old football frantic grandson, and any grownups who share his enthusiasms. Well laid out, easily accessed, looking out on to the stadium itself, small football shop within.

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Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

very engaging museum. ideal for soccer lovers. a plus for those ones with a twist for Brazilian football. a ton of digital contents and a lot of focus on the World Cups.

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South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Awesome place and it is literally inside a football stadium. There is interactive videos and replicas and original memorabilia on view as well as a kit store on your way out

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

If you love or do not love Futbol, still check this beautiful shrine of futbol museum. It shows so much that only one can imagine, lots of amazing history and facts with good pictures and digital ingenuity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Football Museum is a nice place to visit at São Paulo! There are many activities and interactive information centers! Although the future theme installation, the museum offers a rich experience showing a lot of images, videos and audios! Too much easy to reach and park! Cheap entrance! There are no excuses to don't go!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The museum has a lot of pictures and memorabilia about the Brazilian squad, Brazilian teams and championships. Some interactive attractions, interviews, videos and everything that a soccer fan would like to see. The space in front of the museum has a farmer's market on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. If you are there on one of these days you should stop... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The museum is build under an old soccer stadium. The set up is nice and surely a can do in SP. Most of the explanation is in Portugese and although we were told they do have an audioguide, it was not available. Of course it's mostly about Brazilian soccer, so many of the players & teams we didn't know

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

My kids love football so they liked the museum. The main highlight was the goal kicking at the end where they measure the speed of your kick and have a fake goalie attempting to block your kick. the exhibits were ok, i didn't find them to be as nice as those in the CBF museum in RJ. overall if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This a fabulous museum which combines traditional exhibits with multimedia. It is reasonable and doesn't take too much time. It is must see to learn more about the culture of futebol. Although we used the subway/ walking, I think traveling by taxi would have been better.

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Pacaembu
Highlights of this neighborhood include Pacaembu Stadium and the Museum of Soccer, but they are not the only attractions it offers. Street markets are part of São Paulo’s culture, and at Charles Miller Square you will find one of the city's best. Arrive early to be delighted by fresh fruits, vegetables, coconut water and “pastel”, fried dough filled with innumerable options including cheese, meat, and shrimp. If you are into architecture, don’t miss Casa Modernista and Casa Buarque de Holanda, two historic houses. The small residential streets along Pacaembu offer quiet refuge from the chaotic traffic.
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