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Old 29.08.2009, 22:36
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Fifa Museum

Hi,

I was wondering if anyone has been to the FIFA museum? I've heard of it but I cant seem to find anything on their website. Anyone know of or about it, also where it is?

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Old 31.08.2009, 16:21
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Re: Fifa Museum

I will like to know as well but no one answers....I will go one day and just come in...may be I find a museum???
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Re: Fifa Museum

I was in FIFA Sonenberg Restaurant in Zurich, but Museum...hm, where is it?
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Re: Fifa Museum

Here might be the answer for your question :

http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organi...043/index.html
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Re: Fifa Museum

more recent update
http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organi...ewsid=2063900/
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Re: Fifa Museum

You can take tours of the FIFA HQ in the meantime until the museum is done. Also the building is publicly accessible.
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Re: Fifa Museum

Has anyone been to the newly opened FIFA museum near Bahnhof Enge?

My brother is visiting in a few weeks and I was thinking of taking him there. The reviews on TripAdvisor look largely favourable but I was wondering if anyone here had personally been and would like to share their experience?

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Old 17.08.2016, 16:19
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You can take tours of the FIFA HQ in the meantime until the museum is done. Also the building is publicly accessible.
I agree I've been on that tour and it's quite interesting I felt like a little boy again admiring the shiny world cups and footballs. Standing next to a World Cup is a dream come true for myself anyway.

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Has anyone been to the newly opened FIFA museum near Bahnhof Enge?

My brother is visiting in a few weeks and I was thinking of taking him there. The reviews on TripAdvisor look largely favourable but I was wondering if anyone here had personally been and would like to share their experience?

Thanks!
I've been there in February and I like it a lot. It is very modern and interactive museum. There are objects from the football history presented (mostly from the past World Cups), there are interesting interactive football games available to play, there is a video presentation, etc. If your brother is into football, then he'll love it.
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Re: Fifa Museum

Personally, I found it very dull and way overpriced. There is hardly anything of real historical interest -- just a few ticket stubs and programmes. Apart from that it's mainly displays of football shirts and the chance to press a few buttons to watch videos you can see on YouTube.

Kids might like all the glitz and glam, but it's very disappointing as a 'museum' of artefacts. In fact it's much more like a show than a museum. That's what they should call it -- The FIFA Experience, or similar, rather than museum.

The bars are pleasant, and you can watch games on a huge screen at the one at street level. You don't have to pay the admission fee to use it.
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Re: Fifa Museum

Thanks for the reviews and comments. I think I will leave it up to my brother if we go or not. I also think that it looked a bit overpriced and it is a shame that it isn't one of the museums that is included in the Zuri Card package.
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I am also a big football fan and as such decided to go, but was very disappointed.

You don't really see very much and it's a bit dull.

I also found the video disappointing at the end, with Sepp Blatter still prominent, which i don't like. Maybe that's been updated now.

Definitely not worth the money, better to go and watch FCZ, they're doing well now they've found their level ;-)
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Re: Fifa Museum

Hi,
I have to disagree with some of you.
I was there during euro cup and it was quite nice.
In the ground floor you have some memories from the world cups and a videos. It is cool to see the cup.
In the second floor is more for kids. My son is 6 now and he loved it as he could made some small football games.
In the end, you have a nice sports bar. It whatched there belgium vs switzerland.
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I am also a big football fan and as such decided to go, but was very disappointed.

You don't really see very much and it's a bit dull.

I also found the video disappointing at the end, with Sepp Blatter still prominent, which i don't like. Maybe that's been updated now.

Definitely not worth the money, better to go and watch FCZ, they're doing well now they've found their level ;-)
Yeah, playing teams like Wohlen.
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Re: Fifa Museum

I was surprisingly impressed with the museum, having seen really mixed reviews of it.

I spent maybe a couple of hours there, and had covered pretty much all of it. I don't feel the need to go again anytime soon, but will recommend it to any of my football-fan friends when they visit. I thought the information on match balls and shirt technology was really well done, and the display of the shirts (near the entrance) was simple but very effective.

My FCZ watching highlight remains the half-price burgers and sausages once the 'football' has (mercifully) finished...
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I gave the museum a miss in the end, especially when the weather was so good over the weekend. I will probably save it for a rainy day...
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Re: Fifa Museum

I would rate it 8/10. Great for kids, not bad for elderly, but too much technologies for me to be considered as museum. Maybe I'm too old-school lad But of course - must to go in Zurich!
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Re: Fifa Museum

It doesn't look that good for the museum... the CEO of the FIFA museum has left the organisation, partly due to visitor numbers being lower than anticipated partly because of conflicting views on how the museum should be run.

http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/...a-2846841.html
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Re: Fifa Museum

I know it's the Local, but they reckon it might be closing soon

http://www.thelocal.ch/20161112/fifa...-only-8-months
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I know it's the Local, but they reckon it might be closing soon

http://www.thelocal.ch/20161112/fifa...-only-8-months
According to a recent review by EnglishWriter on another thread it'll be no great loss (well, except financially to all the grassroots support that FIFA really should be spending it on).

Mr Blatter's vanity still buggering up football even after he's gone.
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