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Football Museum

Charles Miller Square, S/N | Estádio do Pacaembu, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 1234900, Brazil (Centro Historico)
+55 11 3664-3848
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Ranked #14 of 295 Attractions in Sao Paulo
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Football Museum is a history museum which has been working to preserve and to distribute a...
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Attraction details
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

If you like football, is unmissable. Goals unforgettable, stories ... and access to that that really the most charming and historic Brazilian Fottball Stadium - the Pacaembu. Please, deals at the hotel or with someone who knows the city and the place. Just in order to to avoid trouble - which can happen anywhere place in the world. You welcome!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

Now that's what i call an interactive museum. It's just so nice to see the way things have been laid out. An experience. Yes, it's not close to the Clinicas station, it's a long walk up and down hills with no signages but what made it worth a trip for us was that it's free entry on saturday. Wow. Maracana... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Went there with lot of expectations. Located atleast 3 Kms from the metro train station. I walked alone and no one in road. Almost deserted only cars zipping thro. No proper sign boards as well Museum execs should think about how the museum can be mode more attractive and more interesting. Not so much attractive and I don't think it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

In these museum you can find a lot of things related to the football, obviously major related to the Brazilian, you can understand why in Brazil the football is a religion. If you like Palmeiras team, you can buy t-shirts of the team, and Brazil too. At the end of the tour there is a Brahma Pub, where you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A welled designed museum nestled below the old stadium and short (down hill) walk from the center of Sao Paulo. Some excellent footage and analyses of the great moments from Brazilian football - 1970 final and that Carlos Alberto goal - which never ceases to send all into rapture. The art and beauty is all there in abundance. I was... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We visited this museum in September 2014. It is interesting and worth visiting. There is a restaurant outside the museum on premises. We enjoyed reading and listening to footage of the Brazilian football legends. There were some plaques in English, but it would be good for them to add much more because the rest of the world speaks English. This... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

An interesting experience looking at the history of Brazilian football, how it evolved and a look at some of the key moments in its history. Fairly inexpensive and a good trip to make to pass an afternoon.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

So much footage on the game and past World Cups. Great. The historical data is well documented and illustrated, besides some interactive stuff for the kids. Well worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Something the Brazilians have in your soul is the soccer (football) ... Since children we learned to play in any space and with anything that resembles a ball. This interactive museum shows our history, achievements and even suffering experienced in this beloved game. Invented by the Brithish, nowadays this is the most played team sport in the world!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is one of my family's favorite museum in São Paulo. It is a place where we always take visitors because it is fun and interesting even if you are not a fotball fan. My kids love the games part at the end of the museum. I prefer the part where they have linked all world championships to other historical... More 

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