Come to the inner sanctum of the MCG and discover what makes Australia such a great sporting country. Celebrate the determination, effort and sportsmanship synonymous with great sporting achievements. The National Sports Museum is located at the home of sport in Australia, accessible by multiple transport options (trams 48, 70 and 75, train to Richmond or Jolimont Stations and the Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle) or just a short walk from Melbourne’s CBD.
There are over 3500 objects on display across 3000 square metres of world-class galleries within the museum, including amazing 3D holograms of James Hird and Shane Warne sharing stories about their sporting careers.
Test your sports skills and challenge your friends with heaps of interactive games in Game On including soccer, Australian Rules, cricket and cycling. You can even experience what it is like to be a part of the media at the Herald Sun Sports Desk.
Ever wanted to see behind the scenes at the ‘G? Experience an unforgettable MCG Tour with access all areas including player change rooms, the Ron Casey Media Centre, member only areas of the Melbourne Cricket Club such as the Long Room and a walk on the hallowed turf.
After all this activity, head to the Paddock Cafe to recharge and enjoy the great view of the arena over a coffee and a bite to eat. Before heading off, pick up a memento of your visit to Australia’s home of sport at the MCG Superstore where you can choose from a great range of exclusive MCG and National Sports Museum merchandise along with all your favourite AFL and cricket licensed product and more.
A visit to the National Sports Museum is the perfect day out!