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  • Address: Brunton Avenue, Yarra Park, Jolimont
  • Hours: Tours held on non-event days from 10am - 3pm. Open daily except Christmas and Good Friday
  • Admission: MCG Tours are AU$20 per adult

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Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

If you didn't know that Melbourne is a sport-loving city, learn all about it at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). A Melbourne landmark, and one of the seven wonders of the sporting world, no visit to Melbourne is complete without witnessing a summertime cricket match or winter game of Australian Rules football at the MCG.

Backstage tours on non-event days take visitors onto the hallowed turf and into the changing rooms of Australia’s largest stadium. A visit to the National Sporting Museum here reveals the MCG’s history as an Olympic Games venue, and particular sports are highlighted in several exhibits, including the alarmingly realistic Shane Warne Hologram. Exhibition spaces display the MCG’s historic collection of sports memorabilia.

The cricket season launches at the MCG with the famous Boxing Day Test match. The most important fixture on the football calendar is held here on the last Saturday in September – the AFL Grand Final, when the big men on the ground fly, grown men scream and cry, and emotions are let loose.

Practical Info

The MCG is on the edge of the city in Jolimont. You can walk or ride a tram from the city, or catch the train to Jolimont or Richmond stations.

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