Melbourne Cricket Ground - Opening Hours
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Opening Hours

MCG tours depart regularly from Gate 3 between 10.00am and 3.00pm daily (except Christmas Day, Good Friday, Melbourne Cup Day and major MCG event days).

We recommend you allow approximately 90 minutes to complete the tour.   

Tours do operate on some event days, with specific hours outlined in the below table.

Please note that some parts of the tour may be inaccessible such as change rooms and media facilities on match days.

Normal operating hours apply to MCG Tours and the National Sports Museum during Sheffield Shield matches. The tour route will be modified accordingly.


MCG tours operate 10.00am-3.00pm. departing approximately every 30 minutes. National Sports Museum open 10.00am to 5.00pm. last admission 4.00pm.
Specific event day operating hours apply. Click the relevant day for further details.
Normal operating hours apply to MCG Tours and the National Sports Museum on Sheffield Shield and RYOBI One-Day Cup matches. Please note the tour route will be modified accordingly.

April   May June 
 Sunday     Event Day
 Thursday 3 1
 Friday    4 Event Day 2 Event Day 6
 Saturday 5 Event Day 3 Event Day
 Sunday 6 Event Day 4 Event Day
 Monday 7 5 Event Day
 Tuesday 8 6 10 
 Wednesday 9 7 11 
 Thursday 10 8 12 
 Friday 11 Event Day 9 13 Event Day
 Saturday 12 Event Day 10 Event Day 14 Event Day
 Sunday 13 11 15 Event Day
 Monday 14 12 16 
 Tuesday 15 13 17 
 Wednesday 16 14 18 
 Thursday 17 15 19 
 Friday 18 CLOSED 16 20 Event Day
 Saturday 19 Event Day 17 Event Day 21 Event Day
 Sunday 20 Event Day 18 22 Event Day
 Monday 21 Event Day 19 23 
 Tuesday 22 20 24 
 Wednesday 23 21 25 
 Thursday 24 22 26 
 Friday 25 Event Day 23 27 
 Saturday 26 Event Day 24 Event Day 28 
 Sunday 27 Event Day 25 Event Day 29 Event Day
 Monday 28 26 30 
 Tuesday 29 27  
 Wednesday 30 28  
 Thursday   29  
 Friday   30  
 Saturday   31 Event Day  

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