National Sports Museum, Melbourne

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Located in the Melbourne Cricket Ground, one of Australia’s most notable sporting shrines, National Sports Museum plays an important role in documenting sports in a country often obsessed with such pursuits. Founded in 1986, the museum boasts exhibits focused on cricket, soccer, rugby, basketball, and Australian rules football, as well as the Australian Sports Hall of Fame and the Australian Racing Museum. Plan your visit to National Sports Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Melbourne attractions website .
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  • October 12, 2017
    Loved the volunteers staffing the museum. Loved the interactive sports stuff. Enjoyed the whole place. Spent two hours enjoying all the exhibits. Only complaint was that it's kind of isolated from the...  more »
  • October 11, 2017
    The Sports museum at the MCG is and should be a highlight for any visitor to Melbourne. The Sports museum caters for all sports fans from AFL, Cricket and the Olympic Games that were celebrated here b...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Visited after tour of MCG. Is much bigger than expected covering many sports not just football and cricket. Shane Warne cinema with hologram was incredible. Children enjoyed museum as well.  more »
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  • March 14, 2017
    If you are in Melbourne, go to the sports museum and give yourself the whole day. So much to see and do. Lots of cricket and AFL. Interactive exhibits.
  • February 23, 2017
    Cricket history and other sport history + some great simulation games to get active!
  • May 15, 2016
    Visited the museum and I quite enjoyed learning about the history of sport (even though I am not a sports fan). It has a detailed history of Australian cricket, AFL and Olympic history. It features other sports too. There's a Shane Warne hologram which is pretty cool. Great for kids and families. We spent about 90 minutes but did not see everything.
  • May 31, 2016
    Mainly AFL, cricket and horse riding. But there is a lot of Olympic content and some interactive games. Worth a visit if you're a sports fan.
  • May 31, 2016
    The NSM is a great place to expand your knowledge of Australian sport. I really enjoyed my visit to the NSM because of the amount of info and the kind volunteers.

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