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Address: Brunton Ave, Jolimont | Melbourne Cricket Club, Melbourne, Victoria 8002, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9657 8879
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Description: Located at the MCG, the National Sports Museum presents world-class...
Located at the MCG, the National Sports Museum presents world-class exhibitions of significant sporting artefacts. The museum houses the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum, Sport Australia Hall of Fame, Australian Cricket Hall of Fame, Australian Football Hall of Fame, Champions - Thoroughbred Racing Gallery and temporary exhibition areas addressing the sporting issues and events of the day. Interactive and audiovisual displays enhance the visitor experience. The National Sports Museum also manages the MCG Tours. This is a vibrant, exciting and attractive mix of sporting information, cultural heritage, and interactive entertainment. The National Sports Museum serves the MCG's match-day patronage, as well as catering for families, schools, seniors and tourist groups, seven days weekly.
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Fantastic interactive games of Footy and Cricket. interesting and informative displays for the sports fan

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Fantastic interactive games of Footy and Cricket. interesting and informative displays for the sports fan

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Situated inside the mcg it charts the sucess stories of Australian sports stars across almost every sport. Really interesting background to the mcg and a fantastic interactive section

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Excellent place, learnt a lot about Australian sports history of all kinds from cricket, to horse racing to aussie's at the Olympics. Plenty of memorabilia to look at too

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Whilst it is titled the National Sports Museum, you have to understand that its location in Melbourne and in particular the MCG results in a very strong emphasis on cricket, AFL and Olympic sports. These, in addition to a room of horse racing memorabilia comprise the overwhelming exhibit space at this museum. Other sports such as tennis, both rugby codes... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

The National Sports Museum is situated in the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and provides an overview of the history of the sports that have been played there. Cricket history and memorabilia predominates, and the museum presents an excellent overview of the sport in Western Australia. As an AFL fan, I enjoyed that section probably more than the rest.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is not what you would call a traditional museum it has interactive things for the kids to do and they loved every minute. They can run and time themselves against Cathy Freeman running in the olympics that was there favourite thing to do.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I took a small class of country primary students to the sports museum. The children were aged from 8 to 12, and many had never been to Melbourne. We had an amazing time at the museum and all the students were totally engaged the whole time. We firstly had a guide to show us, and explain some of the exhibits,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Based within the grounds of the MCG (Melb Cricket Ground), this museum illustrates Australia's proud and majestic sporting history. With great exhibits, it covers Australia's involvement in the various Olympic Games, as well as other national and international sports (AFL football, cricket, rugby union etc). There are interactive areas where you can try out your skills, and good audio-visual presentations.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A great sports museum in a great soports stadium. It cover most sports with interactive sections for all sports fans to enjoy. I really enjoyed the Olympics section as well as the Cricket and AFL football - both being the main local sports.

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Went following a tour of the MCG and is definitely worth doing if in Melbourne, whether a massive sports fan or not. There are different sections for nearly every sport and loads of memorabilia and really interesting history. There are also lots of things to get involved with simulators for different sports and the Shane Warne simulator is really good,... More 

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