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National Sports Museum

Brunton Ave, Jolimont | Melbourne Cricket Club, Melbourne, Victoria 8002, Australia
+61 3 9657 8879
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Type: Museums
Owner description: Located at the MCG, the National Sports Museum presents world-class exhibitions of significant sporting artefacts. The museum houses the Australian... more » 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. « less
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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

The mighty G is the best sporting venue in the world and buried deep in the bowels of this fine establishment is the NSM. I wandered around for the day living the memories of my past especially the AFL and cricket memorabilia which is synonymous with the G itself. The kids interactive area is first class (well I thought so!)

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Brisbane, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

Visting the MCG. The sports museum is a must. AFL, Cricket, The Olympics, Horse Racing. You will find your passion. Mine is cricket with Backyard to the Ashes and The MCC museum. One of the best cricket displays in the Australia. Also included in the museum are interactive displays. You can kick an AFL Ball, throw down the stumps or... More

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Mandurah, Western Australia, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

What a fantastic Museum, allow 3-4 hours to see everything. A credit to the MCG and Melbourne. We combined our visit with an MCG tour. Our guide was proud and enthuisiastic about his job.

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Mildura, Australia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

If you are into sport this is a must see A lot of info on AFL horse racing and cricket but also a great coverage of other sports Olympic and Commonwealth games. need to allow enough time to watch all the video displays and take in the interactive areas.

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Perth, Australia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
62 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

If you love sport, you have to go! It is simple really, the place is packed with sporting history and memorabilia so check it out. It takes a while to see everything, but that is part of the fun. Great visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is a pretty good museum,and definitely worth a visit if you are a sports lover. For me the highlights were the collection of Olympic torches and the dressing room talk by a holographic Shane Warne (I'm not a big cricket fan, but it was interesting enough for me to sit through the whole thing). The interactive section was good... More

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Sydney, Australia
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151 attraction reviews
302 helpful votes 302 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is an extensive museum and, if interested in sport, I think you could spend the whole day here. Several sections including Olympics, cricket, Australian Rules, horse racing, Hall of Fame, boxing, plus more. Fantastic memorabilia and history. On non event days can also access the Melbourne Cricket Club museum. The Shane Warne theatre is amazing, you would think he... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This museum covers all sport, cricket, football, cycling, tennis, horse racing and a great olympic display. We arrived when the doors opened and left at closing time. You can spend all day or just a couple of hours. Fabulous museum for sports fans.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A fascinating visit for any sports enthusiast and I would recommend using the audio guide as even though I'm a sports fanatic, I learnt heaps from the tour.

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I could spend hours and hours here what an awesome place. whether you love cricket, football or sports in general then you will love this place. Kids will have a blasts as there is so many interactive things to play with. Make sure you do the MCG tour it really is worth it.

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