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Old Trafford: Manchester United Museum and Stadium Tour

1. Old Trafford: Manchester United Museum and Stadium Tour

Connect with sport's history with this tour of the Manchester United Museum and the Old Trafford Stadium. Learn about the club's history and achievements as you explore the museum. Take a tour of Old Trafford and sit in your favorite player's seat in the dressing room. Visit the museum to see fascinating club memorabilia and interactive exhibits. Experience the thrill of strolling through the players’ tunnel towards the pitch. Sit in the dugout and try planning your game tactics as Sir Alex Ferguson did for many years. See the press room where the manager makes his statement after each home gam. Visit the VIP room that has hosted big names over the years, including celebrities and many former players. Receive a personalized certificate to commemorate your visit to Old Trafford.

Etihad Stadium: Manchester City Stadium and Museum Tour

2. Etihad Stadium: Manchester City Stadium and Museum Tour

Walk in the footsteps of your favorite players on this behind-the-scenes guided tour of the Etihad Stadium. Take a look at the state-of-the-art new player facilities of the revamped stadium and club. From arrival to pre-match preparations, and from the big match to their post-match media obligations, gain a true understanding of the journey that players take on a match day. Follow your guide who will bring each corner of the stadium to life with interesting stories, facts, and anecdotes. There are plenty of new areas to visit this season, including the brand new player facilities and the introduction of The Tunnel Club – the first of its kind in world football.

Manchester City: City Football Academy Guided Tour

3. Manchester City: City Football Academy Guided Tour

The City Football Academy Tour takes you behind the scenes at the Premier League Champions’ state of the art training complex, allowing fans to visit the home of our men and women’s first teams and our world class youth set-up. This tour provides a rare insight into the life of a City footballer and how they prepare themselves for a big match. Expertly led by our Tour Guides, each area of the City Football Academy – located next door to the Etihad Stadium – will be brought to life with interesting stories, facts and anecdotes. This includes the first team building where Pep Guardiola works with his players and staff, which you will view from the outside, using media guides to get a feel for what it is like inside the inner sanctum. You will also see the elite facilities and training pitches used by all our teams, from the youngest Academy age groups through to the senior sides, and tour the Academy Stadium, which hosts our women’s first team and the Elite Development Squad. This is your chance to gain a deeper understanding of Manchester City as you learn about the journey our young players embark on, from walking through the doors of the City Football Academy as a six-year-old, to becoming a professional footballer.

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What people are saying about Manchester

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4.6 / 5

based on 1,062 reviews

Fantastic day my boy Rhys loved it as we are both ardent United fans.The guide was a top bloke too he said he had been at the club for 21 years.Was in charge of health and safety.If we can ever get tickets for games we will be back.I’ve followed United since 1963.Yesterday was so special for Rhys and I walking in the dressing room in the changing rooms and seeing our collection of trophies was brill.Also the lads of 58 the Busby years fantastic.Sir Alex and Bobby stands wow.The mega store we just had to buy our new shirts.Would recommend the experience we had,even for non United fans you will have a fantastic day.Thanks again.

The day was amazing from start to finish. The two tour guides were very informative and as it was my daughters birthday - they made her day super special. I would most definitely recommend.

Really good tour of the stadium with guides Martin & David my 14 yr old loved it but he loves Man City to be fair

This tour is amazing both hosts were absolutely fantastic I would recommend this to anyone x

Tour was great and informative so cool to actually see the stadium in person.