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“What a tour!”

National Sports Museum
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National Sports Museum General Entry Ticket with Optional Melbourne Cricket...
Ranked #18 of 393 things to do in Melbourne
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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.
Melbourne, Australia
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125 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“What a tour!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Took our grandson to the MCG. What a thrill! Lesley, our guide, was so friendly, helpful and informative about the history and culture of our beloved "G". Worth every penny of the entrance price. Just remember if you have kids with you to do the tour, then lunch, then the Museum itself.

Visited January 2013
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“Family fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2013

We had a great day. The kids loved all of the interactive games. Very informative and interesting. Not good parking when we went

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“Excellent for Cricket & AFL Lovers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2013

Wonderful gathering of cricket and AFL history and memorabilia, especially high quality in relation to cricket history. If you have an interest in this area, you will enjoy this. The exhibits are high quality and the hologram of Shane Warne and his performance is outstanding. Make sure you sit in the little theatre and watch it from beginning to end. There is also a significant collection of Olympic memorabilia, most notably Cathy Freeman's suit that she wore when she won the gold medal in Sydney. The AFL collection is interactive and great for kids. If you are not a sports fan, you won't get much out of this, but that is stating the obvious.

Visited December 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Great history on show”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2012

great place to visit where not only learning about our sporting history but also able to interact with some of the exhibits on show.

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“The mother load of sports memoriabilia!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2012 via mobile

Unfortunately arrived close to closing time! Awesome amount of sports memorabilia!! Totally enhanced by volunteer guides! Usually not a fan of guided tours but these gentlemen where passionate about the museum & extremely interested in what we wanted to see & facilitated a fast forward tailored to our interests. Many thanks to the fantastic volunteers!!
Well worth the time and money

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