The Soccer's Museum is a museum that has the objective to keep the football patrimony and showing the history of the Uruguayan, South American and worldwide soccer.
The museum is in the Centennial Stadium, under the Olympic Tribune, which has declared Historic Monument of the Worldwide Soccer in 1983 by FIFA.
It can be found the the Batlle Park, Montevideo. It depends of the A.U.F and the Departmental Management.
The Museum was inaugurated in 1975, and then closed, but it was reopened in 2004.
Expositions at the Soccer's Museum
The museum has temporary expositions and a conference hall that displays the photographic archives of the Uruguayan soccer selection of the 1928´s Olympics, and the construction of the Centennial Stadium.
The archive also has images of the 1930´s World Cup, historic for the Uruguayan soccer. On the other hand, it has a permanent exhibit focused on the history of Soccer in Uruguay, from his beginnings to his last public demonstrations.
Furthermore, the museum exhibits the furniture used by the executive of the participating countries of the Creation of the Soccer South American Confederation, in the board room of the A.U.F. It also has a selection of objects that reminds the best moments of soccer.
A health of Soccer culture
Among the objects that can be found in the museum are soccer boots, flags, T-shirts and trophies, such as the World Cup than Uruguay obtained in 1930 and 1950, this last with the famous Maracanaso.
Temporary samples of different artists are exhibited in the entrance hall, in addition to press archives and sport magazines.
The Museum is located in Av. Ricaldoni s n, under the Olympic Tribune of the Stadium. It works from Wednesday to Friday from 10:00 to 18:00 hs, and on Saturdays and Sundays from 09:00 to 14:30 hs. The entrance is free for children under 12 years, and for didactic visits. The general price is accessible.
Guided tours and the attention to the public are multilingual.