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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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if you love football you will like this place

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If you in to Soccer/futbol or not....History is here and it is all very well presented within the old stadium. People who love soccer will leave with a great memory....

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

If you are a football fan (soccer fan) you will really enjoy this place. Its educational and nicely put together. Most things are translated into English which is a much to be a successful attraction. Its got enough interactive things to keep from getting bored. At the end of the museum you have the chance to shot a goal, along... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

it was good to see the history of foot ball. near that place is the ex penthouse of Ronaldo . nice areas and good for visitors

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Sao Paulo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Even if you are not into Soccer this place is Worth a visit . it is na experience. Short movies with the great moments. Digital life size footbal experience , and you can see the the stadium . The museum is in the Pacaembu stadium.

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La Paz, Bolivia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Well, to give you a hint, I must admit that if I wouldn't know how to speak portuguese I'd feel a little bit frustrated throughout the whole place. However, I could still remember how I got to Pacaembu by subway. It was quite easy following directions from the Station called Hospital. You are welcome by a huge gate and right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Its very nice experienced and back to the big football players,and see all the tecnology used for that is amazing,nice local and also the stadium how important is for the people living near tho there

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Despite all the problems related to football in the world and in Brazil (FIFA, etc.) football (soccer) museum in Sao Paulo very much worth a visit. Well structured, is in the Pacaembu Stadium (Estadio Paulo Machado de Carvalho) a jewel in the middle of Sao Paulo. It offers lectures and workshops and thematic exhibitions.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a very good opportunity to know about the history of football in Brazil. It is impressive how a sophisticated sport in the 19th century became so popular across the 20th century. It is sure that collective sports in Brazil have a better result just because it is a gathering move. The facilities of this museum are very well... More 

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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
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo>  > Pacaembu

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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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