The National Sports Museum (NSM) at the Melbourne Cricket Ground is about to temporarily close its doors until late February 2020 while it undergoes an exciting $17 million redevelopment.
The NSM, which opened in March 2008, will be reopened ahead of next year’s ICC Twenty20 Women’s World Cup Final being played at the MCG on Sunday March 8.
Once completed, the NSM will feature the latest technology, new displays, new activities, plenty of new interactive experiences for visitors, including in the `Game On’ gallery and new characters will be introduced to the popular “Pepper’s Ghost” holograms.
There will also be a new gallery to reflect Australia’s sporting culture.
During the closure, the ever popular MCG Tours will continue to operate as normal. Click here to book your place on an MCG Tour.
Gain an insight into Australia’s sporting culture while exploring one of the world’s most iconic stadiums, as you hear from our proud Melbourne Cricket Club volunteers and go behind the scenes at the ‘G.
Highlights of this must-see tour include:
• The famous MCC Long Room
• MCC Library
• The MCG Tapestry
• Player change rooms
• Cricketers’ viewing room
• Photographic portrait of Sir Donald Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar
• A walk on the edge of the arena
• Views across Melbourne’s skyline.
Note: some areas on the tour route are subject to availability and alteration.
Click here to book your place on an MCG Tour.