If you love football or event not, a visit to the FIFA Museum in Zurich is a must as it is a great example of being an ode to the world’s most loved sport.
Football frenzy is in the air even as November 20, 2022 comes closer as Qatar hosts the FIFA World Cup. What I loved about this museum was the attention to detail and how the memorabilia has been displayed.
After paying for the tickets and entering, I was drawn to a guide who stood in the middle of a circular space asking her guests to locate their country in the display. As I came closer I realised that she was pointing out to a massive display of the national team shirts of FIFA 211 member associations, arranged by colour. The display is called The Rainbow and is an apt name for the collection.
There is also a long wall that traces FIFA’s history, a room called Foundations that has an excellent collection of handwritten notes, information, and memorabilia. The FIFA World Cup Gallery is the most extensive with showcases filled with information about all the past winners. You can also see the FIFA World Cup trophy on display.
The interactive space is great for family visits, children have many interactive stations to enjoy as well. Do not miss a pit stop at the cinema that has an excellent short movie of final moments.
The museum will also have public screenings at three venues and is all set to open a brand new exhibition this week. Intrigued? Read the full story that first appeared in Khaleej Times here: