The NSM manages the MCG tours, an interactive walk through the highlights of Australian sports and Australian Sporting history. A wide variety of sports gets covered including Australian football, cricket, the Olympics, rugby, soccer and basketball. You’ll also find the Sports Hall Of Fame, the Racing Museum, and the Melbourne Cricket Museum (which will take you through the dressing rooms). The volunteers themselves are lovely and ful of enthusiasm. The stadium has a massive seating capacity, over 100000. When full, the place is a bedlam, especially during the Ashes.
- Go during Boxing Day.
- For MCG event ticket holders, the entry fee is half.
- Concession: 17.50 Australian Dollars
- Child (5-15): 11 Australian Dollars
- Child under 5: Free
- MCG member and groups have discounted entry.
- MCG tour have separate ticket prices.
- Combined tickets for NSM entry and MCG tours are available.
- Trams on Hoddle Hwy and Olympic Boulevard.
- Tram no 70, 75
- George Street Cafe
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60.1% of people who visit Melbourne include National Sports Museum in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
52.75% of people start their National Sports Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see National Sports Museum
91.16% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting National Sports Museum
I was primarily interested in cricket section. It was ok. Wish they had captured the history and the impact of Aussies on the cricketing world better
Definitely a must do when visiting Melbourne, just make sure you set aside 2-3 hours to truly take all of it in. Huge wings dedicated to the Olympics, AFL and cricket, but there're plenty of other Australian sporting legends represented as well. Also included are historical sections documenting the history of the MCG and the MCC, and an interactive section which children can enjoy.
A must see attraction when in Melbourne. Do the tour of the MCG also and make a day of it.
Great range of exhibits and information. Good value
Wish we had more time 1 hour was no where near long enough