The FC Barcelona is probably the best-known soccer team in the world, and its stadium, the Nou Camp, is almost legendary. It is possible to take a stadium tour (ca. 1 1/2 hour) including the visit of the FC Barcelona Museum with the cups and trophies the club won. If you are into soccer, this is an interesting visit and worth it despite the high entrance fee. Keep in mind that there are restrictions for the tour on matchdays, so try not to visit on a game day.
Even if you’re just a little bit interested in soccer than you should take the trip to the Nou Camp stadium and visit the museum of the FC Barcelona! You see a lot of their cups and medals and photos of victory, history of the club (with all the sports they do, not only soccer but also FC Barcelona basket ball, rugby etc), the famous players, the boots and jersey of the legendary Bernd Schuster and Diego Maradona for example. What I really liked fro FC Barcelona was the old soccer memorabilia - an old ticket booth, the dressing room, a sports pub, old soccer magazines, board games, balls and other equipment etc. The best of all is of course the view from the president’s seat in the stadium. It is huge (I mean the stadium!) and has an exciting atmosphere even with nobody but a few visitors around. It gives you the shivers thinking about 100,000 FC Barcelona supports singing and cheering and just 22 guys fighting on the pitch. You get back to reality in the huge shop with everything from soccer boots, pens, cups, ashtrays, mouse pads and Barca crisps…
You can buy the tickets in this link:
FC Barcelona Tickets
Go around the museum and the stadium. I'll do the tour again next time I'm there to relive the memories of 26.05.99, a famous night for United.
The museum offers the chance to really get to know the stadium by taking a guided tour through the installations, which takes visitors into the opposition changing rooms, down the tunnel and onto the pitch area. You can see the new dugouts and look out across the magnificent stadium. The alter, the TV studio, the press rooms and the directors area virtually complete the tour, with the one final surprise of a chance to enjoy a panoramic view of all FC Barcelona facilities. Don't forget to bring your camera!
Monday to Saturday: 10:00 - 18:30
Sundays and Bank holidays: 10:00 - 14:00
Closed on 1st Jan, 6th Jan and 25th December
Soccer (European football) is, without any doubt, the most important sport in Spain and in Barcelona, so it's natural to visit the spectacular Camp Nou Stadium and the Museum of 1 of the greatest European soccer teams of all times, Barça.
Here you can see many trophies exposed and the football memorabilia, visit the small art gallery and the pitch itself...
Mon-Sat: 10:00 -18:30
Sun and holidays:10:00 - 14:00
closed on 1 Jan, 6 Jan, 24 Sept and 25 Dec.
Ticket price: €17 (July 2009)
As a football fan the Nou Camp was high on my list of things to do. It is a self tour of the stadium so you can take as long as you like. You get to go into the dressing room, press box and through the tunnel onto the touchline but not the pitch. you also get to go and sit in the stand on various tiers so you get different views of the pitch. Well worth the €11 entrance and the walk from the metro station.
My husband wanted to go here so we booked our tickets online for €10 and got the metro to Collblanc and then ask someone in the street for directions. It was very easy to find but a 20 minute walk to get to the right entrance number (9).
There is a big shop with loads of souvenirs and a cafe.
The tour was unguided which was good as you just went round on your own through a mapped out route and could take pictures and take your time. The Museum is at the end and had loads of old antique fusball tables and memorabilia as well as history and trophies.
If you are a football fan you'l enjoy it as the stadium is huge but other than that there is nothing much in the area so we just got the metro back to the city centre.
Camp Nou Stadium, (or Nou Camp) has been the home-base for one of the world´s greatest foot-ball teams, FC Barcelona, since its construction in 1957. If you want to add sports to your experiences in Barcelona, go to Camp Neu and enjoy world-players as Thierry Henry and Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, better known as Ronaldinho.
As a teaser, check out the wonderful sequence on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNi7-i-0gNw&feature=related. Of course, the pulse is even more intense on spot. Camp Nou is (in Mars 2008) the largest stadium in Europe, with its capacity to house an audience of more than 98,700 people.
I was there on a match in the Spanish League, and though the match winner was pre-destined (Barca!), all the fans were there anyway, cheering and supporting their team. So, buy un bocadillo de jamon (every footballers snack), or bring your own (for inspiration check out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaMKASwG4-w) and join the game!
For tickets to FC Barcelona matches in Spanish League, Champions League and Spanish Cup go to: http://www.barcelona-football-tickets.com/en/eur/seccions/barcelona_futbol
Get all information about the stadium and how to get there on this page on the FC Barcelona site: http://www.fcbarcelona.cat/web/english/club/club_avui/territori_barca/CampNou/estadi_cinc_estrelles.html
Camp Nou is home to one of the world's most famous football clubs, Barcelona. The stadium is the largest in Europe with a capacity of 100,000 spectators. It is the only stadium to have been awarded five stars by UEFA. The Stadium tour gives access to the pitchside, player dugout, director's box, commentry box, dressing rooms (bit dissapointing to be honest), press room and club mueseum.
Anyone interested in football must go to Camp Nou before it is remodelled (starting next year I think)
The Barcelona complex is very extensive. You can tour the main stadium including the museum and gallery at your own pace just following the taped walkway.
Not to be missed are the comic photos in the gallery. They will make you smile!
The press box high up in the stands gives a wonderful view if you have a head for heights.
Camp Nou, home of FC Barcelona is one of the few FIFA 5 star rated stadium. It is also one of the biggest (if not the biggest?) football stadiums in Europe. With capacity of close to 100,000 spectators it is a truly magnificent sight.
Within the complex there are several things to do: visit the museum, do a tour of the stadium and facilities itself and shop at the fanshop.
The stadium and museum is open daily; museum open from 10am to 10pm on Monday-Saturday while on Sunday it's open until 3pm.
Keep in mind that the stadium tour is not available on big matchday (like when they play home in the European Champions League).
Entry to museum cost Eur 7.5 for adults and the tour & museum cost Eur 11.5 for adults.
It is a very long walk from the city centre to the Camp Nou stadium (especially in 30 degrees C!) It is probably best to take public transport.
It is a must for anyone even slightly interested in football.
Pick the right time and you may see a training session taking place outside or spot some first team players on the team bus.
Visitors can see the away dressing room, walk down the players tunnel on to the 'bench', see the directors box and sit in the press box.
At the time of updating this info (June 2007) an adult ticket cost 11 Euro
The museum is very good too and exhibits do seem to change often but sadly the highlight for me is knowing that it was the closest anyone in a Tranmere Rovers shirt would get to the pitch!!
NOTE - since initially writting these notes, the tour has become self guided. There are notice boards with information and audio guides available. It means you can spend as long as you like at each location with out being moved on by your guide.
No surprises here. If you are a footie fan then this museum is a must see. It has wall to wall trophies, pictures and statues of the greats. I'm not a football fan but I still enjoyed walking round this museum. When you buy your ticket you have 2 options. You can buy a ticket for the museum and to see the stadium or you can buy a dual ticket where you get to see the museum and behind the scenes at the club e.g. changing rooms, VIP lounge, press conference areas etc. For more details
If you are a football fan.. you would enjoy visiting this venue. We didn't get in coz there was a match about to start. It was between two regions of Spain. a lot fans were gathering there.. fans of each side wearing their team flag... it was nice to see.. :))
There is a FC museum at No.7 entrance. You can learn the history of the club and also grab some souvenirs back home for FC fans. I like Ronaldinho very much.. he was so great at that moment.. typical toothy smile was innocent and cute... hehe.... So I got a FC scarf as gift from papa.. :)