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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  • More than just a museum. We had fun looking at all the exhibits and trying out some of the interactive sports. Well laid laid and plenty of staff to help with questions.  more »
  • I had a great time looking around the NSM. There are a lot of very interesting displays and activities. My one criticism is the lighting. It was impossible to take any usable photos. Other than that, ...  more »
  • Sport has been something that runs through any Australian's blood. We are a sporting country and to see a museum showing the best of Australian sporting in numerous national and international events a...  more »
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  • So much amazing stuff to see. I will have to go back. And all of the staff were amazing. Wally in the cricket Museum was awesome. So many tales to tell. The interactive stuff downstairs was also very engaging. Keep up the terrific work. Melbourne should be proud.
  • Great place to bring visitors to the MCG. A fantastic tour!
  • Definatly worth the price of entry. (Which is pretty good when you combine it with the MCG tour. Such a massive amount to see and fun interactive sport activities for both adults and kids!
  • The interactive part is fun. Good for the whole family
  • Couldn't get in as there was cricket on, would've had to purchase cricket tickets in addition just to get into the building. This wasn't clearly enough advertised, so a waste of time.
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