Are you a football fan? • London Hostel, Palmers Lodge

Are you a football fan?

If you are truly passionate about the game, then here we bring you a complete list of the Stadiums and museums that you cannot miss during your stay in London.

The city is well known for their fanaticism for the game. Football is the most popular sport, both in terms of participants and spectators, in London. There are big teams such as Arsenal FC, Chelsea FC and Tottenham Hotspur FC. And there’s also the other clubs that have something special that makes them unique. Take Fulham FC for example: This team is London’s oldest club still playing professionally, having been founded in 1879. So their stadium has a certain magic that you cannot miss.

And let’s not forget about the Wembley Stadium, which is the home for the English national football team and has been the host of so many memorable events.

So let’s have a look!


Museums and Stadium Tours


Arsenal Museum and Emirates Stadium Tour

The commentary of the stadium tour is provided by Arsenal players. You can choose between an audio guided tour or the Legends tour which is guided by a former player. Each tour shows you the home changing room, the players’ tunnel, the dug-out, the directors’ box and the press lounge. The tickets give also access to the Arsenal Museum. The exhibition exposes the clubs’ history from the time of Woolwich, Highbury and the Emirates Stadium.


Where: Emirates Stadium, Drayton Park, London N5 1BU
The nearest Tube Station is Arsenal.

Ticket price: £17.50 adult and £9 children for self-guided audio tour, £35 adult and £18 or Legends tour, £7 adult and £4 children for museum only

For more info and the opening hours click here


Chelsea FC Stadium Tours and Museum

Chelsea’s new high-tech museum opened in June 2011 and is now the largest football museum in London. You can visit the museum only or as part of an hour-long stadium tour which takes visitors behind the scenes at Stamford Bridge.


Where: Stamford Bridge, London SW6 1HS
The nearest Tube Station is Fulham Broadway.

Ticket price: £ 10 adult and £8 children for museum only, £18 adult and £12 children for museum and the tour.

For more info and the opening times click here


Stadiums Tours


Fulham FC Stadium Tour at Craven Cottage

The guided tour begins at the Jonny Haynes statue and follows a route that includes the tunnel and pitch-side dugouts, TV studios, home team changing room and Chairman’s Club.


Where: Stevenage Rd, London SW6 6HH
The nearest Tube Station is Putney Bridge.

Ticket price: £10.50 adult and £7.50 children, under-fives free

For more info and the opening times click here


Tottenham FC Classic Stadium Tour of White Hart Lane

The Classic Stadium Tour lasts about 2 hours and is guided by professional tour guides who will lead you around the White Hart Lane Stadium giving you the history, interesting facts and anecdotes about the Club, Stadium and Players. Visiting areas are the pitch side, the tunnel including the Hall of Fame, the players’ dressing room, the press auditorium, the directors’ box, the trophy cabinets and the lounges.


Where: Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, Bill Nicholson Way, London N17 0AP
The nearest Tube Station is Tottenham Hale, the nearest Mainline Station is White Hart Lane.

Ticket price: £20 adult and £9 under 16s and £11 over 65s.

For more info and the opening times click here


Wembley Stadium Tour

Wembley is Europe’s second-largest stadium with a 90,000-seat capacity. At the stadium tour you can see the England team’s changing rooms and warm-up areas, the players’ tunnel, the dugouts, the 107 Trophy Winner’s steps and the Royal Box. At the 90-minute tour you will also see matchworn items and medals from David Beckham, David Villa, Steven Gerrard and Graeme Souness.


Where: Wembley Stadium, Empire Way, London HA9 0WS
The nearest Tube Station is Wembley Park.

Ticket price: £16 adult and £9 for under-16s and over 60s

For more info and the opening times click here