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Liverpool: Liverpool Football Club Museum and Stadium Tour

1. Liverpool: Liverpool Football Club Museum and Stadium Tour

Explore Anfield Stadium and learn the history of Liverpool FC at the interactive museum. Visit exclusive areas, including the Player’s Tunnel and Dressing Rooms, with live guides and audio guides on hand. Start your tour in the expanded Main Stand and enjoy views of the pitch and Liverpool’s skyline. Experience how the stadium comes alive on matchdays using immersive technology. Gain an insight into the club’s history and access to must-see areas such as the Press Conference Room, the This Is Anfield sign, Player’s Tunnel, Managerial Dugout, and the Dressing Rooms.  The stadium tour will be enhanced by a multimedia handset alongside your tour guides on hand to answer any questions. Your ticket also includes entry to The LFC Story where the team’s history is brought to life through never seen before displays.  Explore The Boom Room: The Epic Story of Jurgen Klopp's Dream Team, a museum exhibition paying homage to the players and all who contributed to making this dream a reality. Also, see the six European Cups and discover over 125 years of LFC history.

Manchester United Museum and Stadium Tour

2. Manchester United Museum and Stadium Tour

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. Imagine yourself ready to start the cup final as you walk through the players’ tunnel towards the pitch. Take Ole’s seat in the dugout and plan your tactics. See the press room where the manager makes his statement after each home game and the VIP room that has hosted so many big names over the years. After completing your behind-the-scenes tour, receive a personalized certificate to commemorate your visit to Old Trafford as well as souvenir headphones.

Liverpool: City & Beatles Tour 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

3. Liverpool: City & Beatles Tour 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

Hop aboard the open-top bus tour of Liverpool and The Beatles. Listen to the social history of the city and where the Beatles were born and raised, stayed, and played. See all the city’s historic sights, including the Unesco World Heritage waterfront and the 2 magnificent Cathedrals. Your first stop is Penny Lane and the second Strawberry Field, where you can leave the bus for a priceless photo opportunity. Then you'll go to the childhood homes of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, before traveling back towards the city where you will hear all about the great River Mersey. Once you have completed the City and Beatles tour, use your ticket to join the hop-on hop-off city tour. Ride through the historical landmarks and attractions including The Royal Albert Dock, the iconic UNESCO waterfront, the world-famous Cavern Club, the World Museum, both of the magnificent Cathedrals, The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, China Town, and much more.  You will also have exclusive offers throughout the city, including a free glass of bubbly at the Philharmonic Dining Rooms.

Etihad Stadium: Manchester City Museum and Stadium Tour

4. Etihad Stadium: Manchester City Museum and Stadium 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.

Blackpool: Blackpool Tower Circus Entrance Ticket

5. Blackpool: Blackpool Tower Circus Entrance Ticket

The Blackpool Tower Circus has been wowing audiences since 1894. Today, a mix of death-defying stunts, comedic capers, and phenomenal performances from talented entertainers combine to create an unmissable show that's perfect for the whole family to enjoy. Join the famous clowns Mooky and Mr. Boo and get ready to laugh your socks off with the slapstick comedy and side-splitting routines or fun. If you're after the ultimate family show, the Blackpool Tower Circus is a must.

Liverpool Football Club: Legends Q&A and Stadium Tour

6. Liverpool Football Club: Legends Q&A and Stadium Tour

Take a tour of Anfield stadium and visit the home of Liverpool FC – sacred ground to any diehard Liverpool fans. Enjoy an exclusive Q&A with a Liverpool legend. Visit the the Liverpool FC museum. Take a tour of the LFC Stadium. Hear personal memories, dressing room tales and funny anecdotes from a Liverpool legend during a Q&A session. Have the chance to ask any questions you have. Take a photograph with a former Liverpool player and get their autograph. Legends include: Ian Callaghan, Jan Molby, John Aldridge, Phil Neal, Phil Thompson, Terry McDermott. Tour the stadium and  walk out of the player’s tunnel underneath the legendary “This is Anfield Sign.” See epic views of the city from the highest level of the main stand. Step into the home and away teams dressing room. Snap a photo with your favorite team member’s jersey. See the Kop, the press room and the manager’s dugout. Visit the Liverpool FC museum and see memorabilia from the team’s history including 6 European Cups. From 23rd May – 31st May the Kop Stand will be undergoing essential maintenance during this time. You will be unable to access this area on the tour. The rest of the Stadium Tour route will remain unaffected.

Manchester: National Football Museum Admission Ticket

7. Manchester: National Football Museum Admission Ticket

Your ticket includes admission to all four floors of the museum. On the ground floor, have your photo taken with our FA Cup and Premier League trophies and enjoy the latest pop-up art exhibition. Level 1 is where you'll discover the must-see memorabilia — look out for the trophy won by England in 1966. You'll also uncover some fascinating history, like in England on the World Stage, which looks at the ups and downs of the England team. Level 1 is also the meeting point for guided tours. On Level 2, you'll find all the interactive challenges including Penalty Shootout. Temporary exhibitions on Level 3 change twice a year and take an in-depth look at soccer through art, photography, and technology.

Liverpool Football Club: Museum Ticket

8. Liverpool Football Club: Museum Ticket

Football fan or not, no visit to Anfield Stadium is complete without a visit to the Liverpool FC Story and the Trophy Collection, which is home to Liverpool Football Club's silverware and memorabilia. Discover illustrious trophies and over 125 years of LFC history. Visitors to The Liverpool FC Story can visit the Club’s vibrant exhibition celebrating the epic achievements of the 19/20 season squad. This exhibition pays homage to the players and all who contributed to making this dream a reality. Showcasing memorabilia and the personalities as well as world-class footballing talent, it gives a unique exploration into the DNA of this historic Liverpool team. A must-see for all Liverpool FC fans.

Liverpool: The Anfield Stadium Origins Tour

9. Liverpool: The Anfield Stadium Origins Tour

To celebrate our 130th Anniversary, don’t miss your chance to enjoy the hidden history and mural external tour around Liverpool Football Clubs Stadium as The Anfield Origins Tour returns with brand new highlights. Liverpool Football Club is one of the most famous and successful clubs in the world but there is a lot that has changed since Liverpool Football Club was founded in 1892. Embark on a journey that unpacks the many marvellous historical stories and anecdotes from 130 years, starting from the late 19th century to the present day. Each tour will be led by a friendly and knowledgeable guide, giving you the feel of a VIP tour and the chance to ask a lot of questions along the way. On the Anfield Origins Tour, you will: • Walk in the footsteps of our founding father, John Houlding • Learn about the oldest remaining part of Anfield • Understand about some of the iconic figures that have helped to shape the club’s story • Discover the fascinating history of Stanley Park • Marvel at some of the amazing wall art murals around the stadium • Find out about the world-famous pub where Liverpool Football Club was established Following the tour, make a visit to the LFC Museum and find out more about the club’s illustrious history.

Liverpool: Strawberry Field Entry Ticket

10. Liverpool: Strawberry Field Entry Ticket

Visit Strawberry Field, a former Salvation Army children’s home in the suburbs of Liverpool, made famous by the 1967 Beatles’ song ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’. Through archival footage, photographs, timelines, and a specialist media guide, experience the world where John Lennon played as a child and what happened behind the famous red gates. Immerse yourself in the life and times of Lennon through interactive exhibitions, and then enjoy a walk through the garden and woods, which some visitors claim to be a spiritually lifting experience. At Strawberry Field, you can also learn about the links with the Salvation Army and the work carried out here today as part of the ‘Steps to Work’ program. After you’ve explored, relax with some refreshments at the Imagine More Cafe and wander through the onsite gift shop.

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What people are saying about North West England

We had wanted to visit Strawberry Field for some time and finally made it. It has great significance both to Beatles fans and to those interested in the work and development of the Salvation Army both of which are closely intertwined in the exhibition. We were talking to one of the workmen on site building a bandstand who was also very knowledgeable. We enjoyed a late full English breakfast in the cafe following our trip through the exhibition. Really tasty and great value for money.

Displays very informative well presented, staff helpful. Bit noisy in places! But overall good experience. Liked piece near the end with singing of YNWA and crowd scenes. Seeing the trophies and learning more about managers key players good .( from someone whose knowledge of club ?.being a southerner, was not.that great)

I'm a Liverpool fan, but I did enjoy the tour a lot. Got to get to the stadium, dressing rooms, communication rooms, and hear about the club's History and that even learned that at the first match ever that was played at Old Traford Manchester united lost to Liverpool:-)

Amazing experience for all of the family. My son and I who are avid Liverpool supporters were always going to love it, but my wife and daughter also had a magical time. The stadium was just amazing!

Psychedelic experience for sure! Beautiful and sensational!