MCG Tours

Nothing can match the tradition and heritage of the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Explore the inner sanctum of the MCG, walk on the hallowed arena and in the footsteps of where legends have walked, by taking a guided 75-minute MCG Tour.

Tours depart every 15 minutes between 10.00am and 3.00pm.

Immerse yourself in the history and world-class facilities of the MCG, as you go behind-the-scenes to gain an insight into Melbourne's sporting culture, while exploring one of the world's most iconic stadiums.

Highlights of this must-see tour include:
  • A walk on the arena
  • The famous MCC Long Room
  • The MCC Library (founded in 1873)
  • The MCG Tapestry
  • Player change rooms
  • Cricketers’ viewing room
  • The Ron Casey Media Centre
  • Portrait of Sir Donald Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar
  • A walk on the arena
  • Cricket Victoria Bill Lawry Centre
  • Panoramic views of Melbourne’s skyline from Level 4 of the Ponsford Stand

Visitors can upgrade their MCG Tour ticket to include access to the Australian Sports Museum. Find out more here.

Note: Some areas on the tour route are subject to availability and alteration due to the COVID-19 safety plan.

MCG Tours will not be running on MCG event days. View these dates.

MCG Tours and Australian Sports Museum opening times during AFL Grand Final Week 2022:

Monday September 19 – Wednesday September 21
9.00am – 7.00pm (Last tour to commence at 5:45pm)
Australian Sports Museum open 9.00am – 7.00pm
Paul Harvey inside the Australian Sports Museum: 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Thursday September 22
MCG Tours TBC. Confirm with opening hours here.
Australian Sports Museum open 10.00am – 5.00pm

Friday September 23
MCG Tours TBC. Confirm with opening hours here.
Australian Sports Museum open 10.00am – 5.00pm

Purchase Tickets

MCG Premium Access Tour

Step behind closed doors and be treated like a VIP with an exclusive, fully guided tour of the inner sanctum of the MCG, where you'll visit areas others could only dream of. Follow your own MCC tour guide out into the middle of the arena and work your way through this famous stadium, steeped in tradition. Your tour concludes with time in the Australian Sports Museum at your leisure.

Group Bookings

An MCG Tour is the perfect way to reward your team, conduct group learning or enjoy a day out with mates.

For bookings of 15 people or more, please complete the booking form below or click here to find out more.

School Excursions

A classroom with a difference. Whether your school is looking for a day filled with activities at the MCG, or only has a limited time, we can offer an inclusive excursion experience for all students, of all capabilities.

COVIDSafe Measures

The MCG committed to the ongoing wellbeing of all visitors to the Ground.

The Victorian Government has recently relaxed some of the COVIDSafe measures for the state. However when visiting the MCG, please remember to wash or sanitise your hands regularly, using one of the 275 Dettol hand sanitisation stations throughout the Ground.

We also recommend packing a fitted face mask. While masks are not required by patrons at the MCG, we strongly recommend masks be worn where physical distancing cannot be maintained.

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