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National Sports Museum

Address: Brunton Ave, Jolimont | Melbourne Cricket Club, Melbourne, Victoria 8002, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9657 8879
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Melbourne City Sights Morning Tour with Optional...
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Ranked #6 of 175 Attractions in Melbourne
Type: Museums
Owner description: Located at the MCG, the National Sports Museum presents world-class...
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Type: Museums
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Perth, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

A must see for when you are in Melbourne or at the 'G' - not just focusing on cricket and AFL, the National Sports Museum has a wide and varied collection of sports memorabilia across disciplines. With interactive displays, there is something for everyone here. Do it when you do the tour of the 'G' for a full sports afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This is located in Australia's most iconic sports grounds. I'm a local and love it! Could spend hours in here, so it's worth leaving plenty of time to see this properly.

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

begrudgingly took the kids to the sports museum as neither are sporty at all, and they had to drag me out of there. not what you expect at all, and enough to kill 3 or 4 hours without any whinging at all!

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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Interactive area as well as all the memorabilia and examples of sports of the past kept everyone happy for an hour at least

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
12 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I thought this was fascinating and full of great exhibits. Even though I'm English, I loved it. Especially good is the Shane Warne hologram experience - really well done. If there's a match on at MCG, so much the better! Note you'll have to pay to get into MCG as well as for entry to the museum if there is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

At the MCG entering from the Yarra Park side, the Sports Museum is full of Aussie sporting facts, memorabilia, interactive exhibits for the kids and generally a good day out. While your there try get onto one of the MCG tours as well.

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Wamberal, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Excellent stop for any sport lover. Covers a wide range of Australian sporting history. May be a little boring for a non sporting person.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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65 reviews 65 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The highlight of the NSM is the play area.. Lots of games for kids and adults and we played almost all of them. Fun to do a competition game in NSM. Very well maintained and an informative museum

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Sydney, Australia
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129 reviews 129 reviews
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114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Excellent interactive displays and detailed information. Great for adults and kids, sportsfans of all kinds. Worth the price of admission, you can easily spend 2 hours or more here.

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PERTH
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

If you do the MCG Tour, make sure you don't miss National Sports Museum. So much to see and do and allow yourself at least 2.5 hours. Where possible go on a weekday, its less crowed so you have more time to enjoy the activities.

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