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National Sports Museum

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Address: Brunton Ave, Jolimont | Melbourne Cricket Club, Melbourne, Victoria 8002, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9657 8879
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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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Rainy day museum visit

we enjoyed our tour on a rainy day. Met an up and coming tennis star, currently playing in the junior league.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
DIWELSH1950
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Kyogle, Australia
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Kyogle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we enjoyed our tour on a rainy day. Met an up and coming tennis star, currently playing in the junior league.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If your into sport this is a must, combine it with a tour of the M.C.G. always someone there to help you out if you have questions

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Tasmania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the National Sports Museum after a tour of the MCG (take the 75 tram from the City) This place is brilliant! Loads of sporting memorabilia and wonderful stories of sporting history. A full sized cricket pitch and lots and lots of hands on experiences in the Game On area. Be sure to watch the Shane Warne 3D hologram.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very elaborate and well done sports museum. There are significant hands-on experiences for kids, so this place is a strong recommendation for any family with young children with strong sports interests. Great Olympics exhibit, as well.

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Richmond, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful experience. Way better than expected. The volunteers were so very helpful, friendly and informative and, covered so many different sports and all the Olympics as well. Very comprehensive visual ,interactive displays ad realistic holograms.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic museum, allow at least 2 hours to see. Great tour to be taken with Melbourne Cricket Ground tour. Spent all day doing both.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located within the Melbourne Cricket Ground complex this Museum catalogues all many sports and events throughout Australia's history. The Olympic section is well thought out informative and interesting and includes an outline of all Olympic events throughout its history, brief film archive glimpses of important Olympic events as well as an example of every Olympic torch from each event. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The latest temporary exhibition at The National Sports Museum at The MCG is called "Drawing a Laugh" and features many cartoons with a sports theme. Some are pertinent to the approaching Olympics and others are sports based. There are photo opportunities and an activities area where cartoons can be coloured in and titled. There is also a large cartoon on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The MCG is clearly an icon. The holy grail. Quintessentially Melbourne. Although I have experienced its magnificence in many ways before it is almost with shame that I confess to not having visited the National Sports Museum before today. What a great way to experience sport, Melbourne culture and the MCG all in one. Indeed there is a separate tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum mainly consists of photographs of Australian sporting heroes and a description of their achievements. A few display the equipment used in the various sports. In one section there is a "hands on" area where young and some not so young can test their skills. Tip:- Try and avoid the exhibit during school holidays

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