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Education and Heritage Centre & Tours

The Education and Heritage Centre tells the unique story of Northern Irish football using a varied range of media, immersive physical interactives 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 here or you can contact the Education and Heritage Centre Manager Stephen Garrett on 02890 669458 / sgarrett@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

You can book your tickets here.

For school or group bookings please contact sgarrett@irishfa.com or call 02890669458.

We are currently running the following Centre admission and Tour times:

Tuesday 2-4

Wednesday 2-4

Friday 2-4

Saturday 11-1

Sunday 11-1

*subject to availability and changes

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 towards Tates Avenue and Donegall Avenue.

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 towards Tates Avenue and Donegall Avenue.

From Europa Bus Station (1.5 miles approx.): Head east on Glengall Street towards Great Victoria Street/A1, turn left onto Great Victoria Street/A1, turn left onto Grosvenor Road/B38, turn left onto Durham Street/B503, turn right onto Donegall Road and turn left onto Donegall Avenue.

From M1: Follow M1 to Belfast, take exit 1 from M1, follow Glenmachan Street towards Tates Avenue and Donegall Avenue.

 

Admission to the centre will begin at the specified booking time and will involve a self-guided tour for 1 hour.

A guided tour of the stadium will then take place lasting around 45 minutes.

Parking is available on site, please enter the stadium via the Donegall Avenue entrance. 

Visitors should arrive around 15 minutes before the allocated admission time booked and report to the South 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.

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