Special exhibitions

The FIFA Museum regularly presents special exhibitions on a variety of topics in Zurich and abroad.

Check out our special exhibitions: Upcoming | Digital | Past


13 October 2023 - 25 February 2023 | Zurich, Switzerland

“Designing the Beautiful Game” - an exhibition organised in collaboration with the Design Museum, London

The FIFA Museum is proud to announce, ’Designing the Beautiful Game’, an exhibition from the Design Museum in London.

The exhibition explores the story of how design has been used to push the game to new limits and will open to visitors at the FIFA Museum in Zurich on 13 October 2023.


Digital Exhibition

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ Digital Experience by FIFA Museum

Explore the rich legacy of women’s football at the FIFA Museum’s digital experience!

Immerse yourself in the inspiring stories, meet some of the legendary stars and relive the iconic moments that have shaped the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ since its first edition in 1991. Join us and celebrate the game that unites the world!

Digital Exhibition

Origins: Pre-Histories of Football

Historians and football fans alike are fascinated by the question of what influenced the development and codification of the world’s biggest and most important sport.

The digital exhibition “Origins: Pre-Histories of Football” focuses on four different ball games from different eras and geographical regions: Kemari in Japan, the Mesoamerican ball game, the ball games of Ancient Greece and Rome and Cuju in China.


20 July 2023 - 20 August 2023 | Sydney, Australia

Calling the Shots: Faces of Women’s Football

The FIFA Museum presented by Hyundai is proud to present its special exhibition, which coincides with the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup™ in Australia and New Zealand. It is being held at the FIFA Fan Festival™ in Tumbalong Park, Sydney.

The special exhibition focuses on the people who have shaped what it means to play football. They are the organisers, players, coaches, and fans who have inspired women to lace up their boots. Visitors are invited to step into the stories of those who took destiny into their own hands and called the shots that led the women’s game to greatness, today and beyond.  

11 November 2022 - 20 August 2023 | Zurich, Switzerland

211 Cultures. One Game

Despite playing by a single set of rules, each of FIFA’s 211 member associations has a football culture of its own. Similar in many respects, but different in others, every culture revolves around the magic on the pitch and the shared history that binds fans together.

With every association invited to contribute to the exhibition, “211 Cultures. One Game” shares a story from all 211 nations – about the fans, players and people who make the game happen.

10 February 2023 - 26 March 2023 | Zurich, Switzerland

Paolo Rossi, un ragazzo d'oro

A world champion who made Italy dream, the late Paolo Rossi was the hero of Italy’s 1982 FIFA World Cup victory, earning him his place as one of the world’s greats. His life and career are at the heart of this guest exhibition, as are the memories of his family, friends and team-mates.

19 November 2022 - 18 December 2022 | Doha, Qatar

Goals Create History

The FIFA Museum presented by Hyundai celebrates the FIFA World Cup™ through the passion and devotion of the fans today and tells its history through the players who have left an indelible mark on it in the past, with goals being the highest currency that shape the future.

The exhibition at the FIFA Fan Festival™ in Doha, Qatar features original objects and stories from each of the FIFA World Cup™ finals since 1930 as well as unique multimedia experiences and the an iconic installation with the national-team jerseys of all 32 participating teams representing 32 football cultures – all playing for the ultimate prize in Qatar.