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Recent press releases

  • The temporary exhibition on the history of women's football can be visited at the Jardin Nelson Mandela in Les Halles, Paris, from 15 June until 7 July 2019. Entry to the exhibition is free and it is open every day from 10:00 to 20:00.

  • To coincide with the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™, the FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich is holding a special exhibition. “Heroes: Centuries of Women’s Football” opens on 7 June, the day of the tournament’s opening match, and will run until 28 July. Opening times will be 10:00 to 18:00 from Tuesday to Sunday, and entry will be free.
  • The museum attracted 141,069 visitors in 2018, an increase of around 19%, while a further 94,266 people attended the first special exhibition to be held outside Zurich.
  • FIFA today announced that Marco Fazzone has been appointed as the Director of the FIFA World Football Museum.
  • The FIFA World Football Museum is attracting guests from all over the world and, in August alone, saw visitors from some 140 countries.

  • Work on the museum began nearly two years ago, and the building contractor officially handed the building over to FIFA Museum AG in December 2015. The museum will now open to the public on 28 February 2016.

  • The FIFA Ballon d’Or will be presented at the Kongresshaus in Zurich on 11 January 2016, but before the biggest individual award ceremony in world football takes centre stage, the FIFA World Football Museum will host a special exhibition.
  • After around 20 months of construction, work has now begun on the interior of the museum, which is due to open in the first quarter of 2016.
  • With construction work on the new FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich underway since 2014, the public will be able to enjoy a first impression of what lies in store thanks to the new showroom.
  • Legendary Italian striker Alessandro Del Piero, former Swiss national coach “Köbi” Kuhn and the five times FIFA Women’s World Player of the year, Marta, FIFA have been touring the FIFA World Football Museum.