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Irish FA Tours

The Education and Heritage Centre at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park tells the unique story of Northern Irish football using a varied range of media, immersive physical interactive activities and key artefacts from the 1880s to the present day.

Here, visitors will relive the atmosphere of match day, gain insights into the drama on and off the pitch and feel the rush of emotions shared by everyone inside the stadium, whether their team wins or loses. 

Each visitor, whether schoolchild or grandparent, will leave having understood the achievements of football in Northern Ireland, feeling a sense of pride at our country’s unique contribution to the world sport and having enjoyed a taste of the beautiful game. 

Information on bookings can be found in the calendar above or you can contact the Irish FA Tours Team on 02890 029497 or via tours@irishfa.com

Please find below the prices to tour the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park and visit the Education and Heritage Centre.

General Admission - Adult (16+) = £8.50

General Admission - Child (5-15) = £5.50

Family Pass (2 adults & 2 children) = £25

Concession (Pensioner/Student) = £6.50

Schools = £4 plus Vat per head

For school or group bookings please contact tours@irishfa.com or call 02890 029497.

We are currently running public tours on a limited basis and capacity.

Current Tour times:

Friday: 1-3pm

Sat: 11-1pm

Sun: 11-1pm

*subject to availability and changes. 

In line with current social distancing procedures public tours will be limited to 8 people.

The Irish FA Education and Heritage Centre is based within the first floor of the South Stand within the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park.

Address: National Football Stadium at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, BT12 6LU

From Belfast International Airport (20 miles approx.): follow directions for the M2. Take the exit for A12 (westlink), follow Glenmachan Street onto Boucher Road, continue on Boucher Road and turn left at Olympia Leisure Centre.

From George Best Belfast City Airport (6 miles) approx.): take the A2 to Lagan Bridge/M3. Folow the Lagan Bridge/M3, take A12 to Glenmachan Street, take the exit towards Belfast from the A12. Follow Glenmachan Street onto Boucher Road, continue on Boucher Road and turn left at Olympia Leisure Centre.

From Europa Bus Station (2 miles approx.): From Europa Bus Station: Head east on Glengall St towards Great Victoria St/A1. Take Grosvenor Rd/B38 and A12 to Boucher Rd. Turn left onto Great Victoria St/A1. Turn left onto Grosvenor Rd/B38, Use the left 2 lanes to merge onto A12 via the slip road to M1/Dublin, take the exit towards Belfast. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Glenmachan St and continue straight to stay on Glenmachan St. At the roundabout, continue straight onto Boucher Rd and turn left at Olympia Leisure Centre.

From M1: Follow M1 to Belfast, take exit 1 from M1, follow Glenmachan Street onto Boucher Road, continue on Boucher Road and turn left at Olympia Leisure Centre.

 

Your Ticket will include a 1 hour admission to the Irish FA Education and Heritage Centre and a 1 hour guided tour of the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park.

A pre booking system is in place for admission to Irish FA Tours. You can check available dates in the calendar below. 

Parking is available on site, please enter the stadium via the Boucher Road and turn left at Olympia Leisure Centre.

Visitors should arrive around 15 minutes before the allocated admission time booked and report to the East Stand reception area where they will be directed to the EHC lobby.

A tour of the National Football Stadium involves approximately a 1/2 mile walk. 

An alternative accessible route is available so please advise if your booking has any particular needs that will allow us to best support your visitor experience.

A part of the guided stadium tour is outdoors so please wear appropriate clothing and footwear and come prepared for inclement weather conditions.

Education and Schools Visits

Filled with interactive exhibits, one of a kind pieces of memorabilia and a behind the scenes stadium tour, a visit to Irish FA Tours will help inspire the next generation of football fans.

Information and pricing:

£4 + VAT PER CHILD TEACHERS GO FREE

The two hour visit includes a guided stadium tour and admission to the Education and Heritage Centre.

For more information email tours@irishfa.com

Birthdays

The National Football Stadium at Windsor Park offers a truly unique setting for a memorable birthday party as you celebrate in style with a private tour of the iconic grounds and learn about our rich history with a visit to the Education and Heritage Centre.

Book your Irish FA Tours Birthday Party today by emailing tours@irishfa.com

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