Introduction

Photography Collection | Przemek Niciejewski

The Exeter City Football Museum project aims to create the first museum in Exeter dedicated wholly to the history of Exeter City Football Club and its Supporters Trust.

A dedicated football museum, whose practices will be in line with those of other football and sport museums, The Exeter City Football Museum will showcase not only the history of the sport and the club, but also the histories of the communities of fans and volunteers, including many former players, whose dedication and unfailing support of the club has made possible the identification of much of the club's heritage.

The museum will be formally accredited, and connected to the web portal Europeana, showcasing over 54 million objects from all over Europe, making the heritage visible to wider communities in Europe and beyond.

In 2018 and 2019, the museum will showcase a range of displays and exhibitions covering the period from the late 1890s to the present day, including an outdoor exhibition, a timeline, an installation, a learning room, a hall of fame, and three exhibitions created in collaboration with fans and local communities. We will also produce three short films, write some articles and features, hold some workshops, aiming to include fans from a range of backgrounds, in Exeter and Devon, and further afield.

This project is made possible through the generous funding from the HLF and through the dedicated work of a number of volunteers, including: Sara-Ann Ang; Ella Appleyard; Issac Avery; Ed Barrett; Phil Broom; Mike Cooper; Katrina Fox; Aidan Hamilton; Nick Hawker; Charlotte Im; Lewis Jones; Camilla King; Dave Luxton; Pete Martin; David Mitchell; Sophie Morgan; Alan Ray; Ray Silcox; Charlotte Sawyer; Steve Stentiford; Alison Styles; Paul Sussex; Rebekah Tomlinson; Andrew Verbinnen; Chris Vickery; Sarah Willis; Phil Wright; Alex Young. We could not do this work without them and are very grateful to all of them.

Gabriella Giannachi and Will Barrett, Department of EnglishExeter University.

Paul Farley and Martin Weiler, Exeter City Football Club.

To get in touch with us about the project please use the contact link above.