Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Etihad Stadium, the home stadium of Manchester City Football Club, and learn about the club’s history while seeing its sights! After browsing a contemporary exhibition that charts the club through the ages, explore must-visit sites such as the manager’s dug-out and press conference room. With an avid Manchester City fan as a guide, listen to anecdotes and stories about the players, and then make use of a 10 percent discount card to save on souvenirs in the onsite City Store.
Head inside Etihad Stadium with your entrance ticket, and start with a 20-minute self-guided walk through a series of interactive displays and exhibits. Designed to give you the background on Manchester City FC, the exhibition space documents the city’s so-called ‘dream team’ throughout the decades, from the club’s early days in the late 1800s to visions for the future.Meet your guide after browsing the exhibition, and set out on your behind-the-scenes tour of the stadium to see the places where famous games have been won, lost, celebrated and commiserated. Visit the home dressing rooms, and follow in the footsteps of Manchester City players such as Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and Joe Hart with a walk through the tunnel.Take a peek at the pitch from the manager’s dug-out and imagine the pressure that Pep Guardiola (the club’s current manager) feels while watching a knuckle-biting game. Continue onward to the press conference room for a photo in the hot seat, and hear all the insider gossip about the players and their football-playing prowess.After your tour finishes, say your goodbyes to your guide, and then head inside the City Store to browse for souvenirs, if you wish. Simply show your discount card, which your guide will have given you before leaving, and save 10 percent on any souvenir purchases.