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A museum on the site of the first World Cup...

A history of Uruguayan football is hand-in-hand a history of the World Cup. Well, sort of. Located... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Brogan J
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Queensland, Australia
Great little museum

So much football history here and all presented clearly (in Spanish). There are trophies galore... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
C H
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Estadio Centenario, tribuna Olimpica Av. Ricaldoni, Montevideo, Uruguay
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

The Museum of Football was built in 1929-1930. It was built to hold the first FIFA World Cup. A year that Uruguay won the cup against great odds. It was declared a historic monument in 1982. Like most of Uruguay, it is somewhat run down...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Delbe M
Reviewed 16 April 2018

A history of Uruguayan football is hand-in-hand a history of the World Cup. Well, sort of. Located at the crumbling Estadio Centenario, this museum is fantastic for anyone who loves football. This was the very site of the first World Cup in 1930 and this...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Brogan J
Reviewed 2 April 2018

You will find the history of Uruguayan footbal. Trophies and photography of the two world cups and the two Olimpic games gold medals.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank puckyoli
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

The museum is small and just a random collection of flags, shirts, a few trophies and photos, mostly about the Uruguay national team, with no chronological or thematic order. The entrance to the stadium is included in the museum ticket price (150 uy$), for 60...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank JohnnyGuinness
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

For football or non football fans it's well worth a visit. It's cheap to visit (at the time of writing it was 150 pesos) and they have little bits of football memorabilia from Uruguay and around the world as well as other sporting memorabilia from...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Cat30L
Reviewed 4 December 2017

The museum is a bit dusty and forlorn, but worth the visit nonetheless. If you are a football fan this is the place; amazing documents and photos of glories past and present.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

This is a nice little museum but could do with being updated and modernised. It felt a little dated and didn't leave any lasting impression.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Rufio131
Reviewed 11 November 2017

So much football history here and all presented clearly (in Spanish). There are trophies galore, including 2 world cups and for an extra 60 pesos you can ride to the top of the tower to view the stadium and the city from on high. Lovely...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank C H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

There's much interesting information there to get to know about Urguayan football clubs and the World Cups won by Uruguay

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Paula R
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The home of the national football stadium and also the Museo del futbol. I am a sports and football buff so i really enjoyed my time here. They have videos from the first ever World Cup final held here in 1930 which is really cool....More

Date of experience: January 2017
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