National Sports Museum

Nowhere in the world can you find a museum that celebrates a nation's rich sporting history like the National Sports Museum at an unmatchable venue like the MCG.

In air-conditioned comfort, the museum offers something for everybody all year round with school holiday activities, the Game On! interactive gallery, and Australia's largest collection of sporting memorabilia.

Across a multitude of sports, the museum features memorabilia from some of the country’s biggest heroes and highlights moments that have shaped the traditions of Australian sport.

The NSM showcases:
  • Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum
  • Sport Australia Hall of Fame
  • Australian Cricket Hall of Fame
  • Australian Football Hall of Fame
  • Champions – Thoroughbred Racing Gallery
  • MCG – The People’s Ground
  • Melbourne Cricket Club Museum
  • Backyard to Baggy Green Exhibition (including a Shane Warne 3D hologram)
  • Australian Football Exhibition (including a James Hird 3D hologram)
  • An interactive gallery for visitors of all ages, Game On!
The museum also boasts other displays of basketball, boxing, netball, soccer, cycling, tennis, golf, Paralympic Games, rugby union, and rugby league.

Temporary exhibition areas addressing current sporting trends and events of today, such as Rallying the Spirits, always provide a special and new experience for visitors every time. An Olympic-themed package has been developed for education groups in 2016, visit the website for more information. 

Click here for details on operating hours and admission prices.

Things to do


Located inside the National Sports Museum, Game On! is an interactive gallery for all ages, where visitors can join in on a range of activities that include:
  • kicking for goal
  • cycling
  • archery
  • reaction testing
  • shooting a netball
  • beating the goalie, and much more!

Join in the fun and take part in Game On! as part of your visit to the
National Sports Museum.
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