Spin. Shoot. Goal – The Evolution of Football Toys and Games 

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Looking for something fun to do with the kids this half term? Visit the ‘Batteries Not Included’ exhibition at the National Football Museum in Manchester city centre. 

Step into the fascinating world of football toys and games, exploring how they’ve shaped our love for the sport and enriched our understanding of its magic.

Embark on an exciting adventure through time in their ‘Score Gallery’ exhibition, where you’ll be transported from the elegant Victorian era to the cutting-edge realm of virtual reality (VR) technology. Visit the culture of each decade and witness how the play technology of the past has seamlessly integrated into the professional game of today.

This exhibition is fun for everyone, no matter your age, so dive right in! Discover the interactive football toys and games that blur the lines between the real and the virtual. With over 17 captivating games and exhibits, including modern twists on timeless classics, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. And whilst you’re there, you have to check out the iconic Subbuteo experience!

Batteries Not Included started in July and will run until 25 February 2024. The National Football Museum is open every day 10am – 5pm (last admission 4pm) and can be found at Cathedral Gardens in Manchester city centre.

Within this exhibition is a demonstration for Rezzil player where you will get set up with foot trackers and a virtual headset to take penalties aiming at a particular area of the goal. 

“Rezzil is thrilled to partner with the National Football Museum for ‘Batteries Not Included.’ Witnessing the evolution of exhibits from the 1900s to the present is incredible and nostalgic. It also inspires us as we continue to revolutionize football and gaming.” Adam Dickinson, Co-Founder and Development Director at Rezzil

The exhibition is just the beginning of our partnership, aimed at providing more immersive and interactive experiences for visitors at the National Football Museum, allowing them to experience things that were once unimaginable. We take immense pride in being at the forefront of this exciting development in partnership with the National Football Museum.

Come along and experience a Rezzil demonstration for yourself.

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