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Football Museum, Sao Paulo

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Learn all about the "Beautiful Game" at Football Museum, located below the bleachers of the city’s iconic Pacaembu Stadium. The museum’s interactive exhibits, designed to narrate the history of Brazilian football in an easy-to-follow way, attract both die-hard fans and casual visitors, who may be discovering Brazil’s favorite sport for the very first time. Explore hundreds of photographs and memorabilia of unquestionably the most successful national team in the sport’s history, and find out who Brazil’s 25 greatest-ever players are and how they were chosen. This modern museum uses holographic displays, touch-screen information panels, and a wide range of other media to highlight the national team’s memorable matches, coaches, and trophies. To visit Football Museum on your holiday in Sao Paulo, and find out what else Sao Paulo has to offer, use our Sao Paulo trip generator.
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  • Fantastic, interactive. Really has everything about Brazilian football, with amazing media, has a sporting goods store. Tip: on the last weekend of every month the pacaembu stadium is open to the public,
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  • nteractive museum, shirts and stories of teams from all over the world, well located and very organized  more »
  • I'm not a big fan of football, but I went because I was in the neighborhood. The day I was visiting was free but I don't know if every day is like this. The place is not so big but has a collection of interesting photos. Children tb can take advantage as there are tables of "toto" at the end of the exhibition. Worth the visit.
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  • Great museum for who love football or not! Sometimes at the weekends the entrance is free. It needs to be updated
  • Nice inexpensive football historical museum with nice view of the stadium. It is rich with interactive areas and excellent sources such as old radio recorded, commented videos of epic plays and historical info.
  • It was a nice museum, although pretty much everything is in Portuguese. It had a lot of cool artifacts and exhibits. Plus you can walk into the stadium afterwards.
  • I think this museum is overrated. It primarily has TVs with the best scenes throughout the history of soccer in Brasil. Unless you're a huge football fan, I don't think it is worth a visit. Something that is more for teens.
  • Very interesting museum about the national pastime of Brazil. Some very cool displays.

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When it comes to accommodations in Sao Paulo, there's a neighborhood to suit your mood. If you want to feel the city's beating heart, stay along its central artery, Avenue Paulista. From there, you'll have easy access to the best attractions in Sao Paulo. Alternatively, enjoy the city's nightlife round the clock by staying in Vila Madalena, where you'll find plenty of hostels and budget lodgings for young travelers. For a luxury experience, look to the central neighborhoods of Moema or Itaim Bibi. Wherever you decide to stay, you'll be able to whizz around the city using the efficient metro system.
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