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The Football Temple of Old Trafford

Where Football Gods and history has been created

5/5 stars because:
Club with insanely big history
Good stadium tour, which is very long and very informative
Big Fan Store
Accessible for everyone and tickets do not have to bought upfront
Still the best football of Europe is played here nowadays
5/5
Manchester United, England

Old Trafford is a football stadium located in the Greater Manchester area of England, specifically in the borough of Trafford. It is the home stadium of Manchester United, one of the most successful football clubs in the world.

The stadium was first opened in 1910 and has undergone numerous expansions and renovations over the years to increase its capacity and modernize its facilities. It currently has a seating capacity of around 74,000, making it one of the largest stadiums in the United Kingdom.

In addition to hosting Manchester United’s home matches, Old Trafford has also been used for other events such as concerts and rugby matches. It has hosted numerous important football events, including the 1966 World Cup semi-final and the 2003 Champions League final.

Old Trafford has become an iconic symbol of Manchester United and is recognized worldwide as a symbol of the club’s success and history.

The best things during the Old Trafford Stadium Tour are:
  1. The Sir Alex Ferguson Stand: This stand is named after Sir Alex Ferguson, the legendary former Manchester United manager, and is one of the largest stands in the stadium. Visitors can walk through the stand and see the panoramic view of the pitch.
  2. The Museum: The museum showcases the history and achievements of Manchester United, including its trophy collection, historic moments, and memorabilia. It’s a great place to learn about the club’s rich history and see some of its most famous players’ items.
  3. The Players’ Tunnel: Visitors can walk through the players’ tunnel, the same route that the Manchester United team takes before each home match. You can also see the home team dressing room, where the players prepare for the games.
  4. The Pitchside: Visitors can walk on the pitchside, where the players warm up before the match. It’s a great opportunity to see the stadium from the perspective of the players and imagine what it would be like to play at Old Trafford.
  5. The Media Suite: Visitors can see the room where the press conferences are held after the games. You can also see the interview area where the players and coaches are interviewed by the media.
Manchester United
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Opening hours and parking:

Museum & Stadium Tour – 09:30 – 16:00 Sunday – Thursday, and 09:30 – 17:00 Friday – Saturday, except home match days when it is closed

The Red Café – 09:00 – 16:00 every day, except home match days.

Free car parking is available in car park E2. Please use the postcode M16 0SZ for sat nav.

Prices:

  • Adult – from £25 when you prebook
  • Junior/Concession – from £18
  • Education Groups – from £5

Walk-up prices are higher than online prices, so be sure to (pre-)book online for the best price.

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Do not forget the British adapter!

The UK uses a different electricity plug-in. I’m sure this will come in handy during your visit to keep track of what happens on the internet 😉

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