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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
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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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Visited the Museum on a rainy day and parked up close to the entrance. You do get to peak inside the stadium itself, but the Museum itself is within the structure, under the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Museum on a rainy day and parked up close to the entrance. You do get to peak inside the stadium itself, but the Museum itself is within the structure, under the seats. Not worries there is plenty space and its well used. I'm no soccer fan, but the place does a good job at looking at the history... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice place to visit for anyone who is even mildly interested in football. A well organised tour of the football world, from it's history up to modern day idols. Price is cheap and very affordable with lots of interactive exhibits and even a chance to measure the strength of your penalty kick. Wonderful activity from kids to adults alike.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a great museum. I loved how you can interact with the displays and appreciate the history and signifance of football in Brazil. I am not a soccer fan. But I appreciated this museum anyway. Of course (as everything is in Brazil) there were no English explanations or translations in the displays. But they have an audio guide which... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing to be highlighted much better to go to the stadium and see a game if you visist Rio thats the place to enjoy most a soccer game

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In the "museu do futebol" you will have an immersive en fanatic experience. There are a lot of videos about important moments of Brazilian football!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being a football obsessed guy i was expecting big things- it was fairly average. Nothing too exciting but was decent

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

The soccer musium is located in Sao Paulo. You can see the history of soccer in brazil. You can find soccer simulation game place. It is not so complex.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice program even for people don't appreciate soccer.... Museum mix art, History and interactive installations. Enjoy it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Its a must see in São Paulo. Not only for its incredible infrastructure, but also for the beauty of Pacaembu Stadium. The museum is very well made. Has lots of historical stuff. And it is modern, technological and interactive. Kids will definitely love it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Fun place to visit with family, friends young and old. This museum has a permanent exhibit with soccer history and activities. You dont need to be a soccer fan to enjoy it.

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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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