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Football Museum

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Address: Praca Charles Miller S/N | Estádio do Pacaembu, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01234-900, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 11 3664-3848
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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São Paulo Private Football Stadiums Tour

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Great collection

One of the best museums in São Paulo, specially for football/soccer lovers. Closed on mondays! Very interactive and full of different types of memorabilia.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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São Paulo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best museums in São Paulo, specially for football/soccer lovers. Closed on mondays! Very interactive and full of different types of memorabilia.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went with boys (8 & 13 yo) and we all liked a lot the collection of memorabilia, films, stories, historical matches and the stadium (just around the field) that you can also visit. Can be done in a rainy day (except the grass field it is all indoors), and it is worth the visit, for sure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visiting the museum was a delight. I wasn't expecting much, but was surprised to see the collection, memorabilia and interactive activities. I was also an opportunity to see Pacaemby stadium.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to go with kids! Also go alone or with friends and family! You can remember great times of football matches and players. Outside there is a very nice bar!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great exhibition which brings across the enthusiasm for football! It would have been nice to have more subtitles and descriptions translated into English. There's quite some stuff in English, but by far not everything. But the many, many pictures, videos, audios and the football shooting wall make up for it. Absolutely worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For anyone in São Paulo who is a football fan this museum is definitely worth a visit. It is very biased towards Brazilian football but that's not a surprise. As such much of it is Portuguese so non-speakers will find some of the displays less valuable. Having said that its in a great location and is well laid out with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have passion towards football, you have to visit this place. A lot of memories demonstrated in an amazing way. You can see goals with wonderful commutators and hear how was it live on radio, you can see many images and for sure it's not about football only it's about the history of Brazil as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to say I was expecting more; but for us, Brazilians, it is worth a visit. It shows in details the history of soccer in our country.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exhibitions were great, video, photography even games! You can experience all the chants from the major Brazil teams, as well as the history of the world cup, a must visit in Sao Paulo!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It brings to all people the world and magic of football. Highly interactive and with an itinerant art exhibition, it is unique. It tells about football history, rules and much more.

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Staying in 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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