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Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

Brunton Avenue, Yarra Park, Jolimont, Melbourne, 3002

The Basics

Attend one of the regular AFL games and cricket test matches for the most atmospheric experience at Melbourne Cricket Ground. A guided tour takes you behind the scenes, including the player’s dressing rooms, the cricketers’ viewing room, the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) Long Room and Library, and gives you access to views of Melbourne from the City Terrace.

Don’t miss the on-site National Sports Museum where you can learn more about the history of the MCG, admire priceless Aussie sports memorabilia, visit the AFL and cricket halls of fame, and take part in fun interactive activities.

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Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Tour
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Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Tour
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$21.29 per adult
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Marvellous MCG Tour
Great friendly knowledgeable tour of MCG you would never be able to normally see. Fantastic guided tour of the Rich History and Tradition of the MCG.
Shayne_K, Jul 2022

Recent reviews from experiences in Melbourne

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Fantastic tour, nice in a lifetime experience.
Leisa_K, Jul 2022
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Tour
Walking onto the MCG, spine tingling. I feel for any batsman making their first class debut, how terrifying.
star-4
Very interesting
Ian_G, Jul 2022
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Tour
The tour was very enjoyable with friendly, knowledgeable guide. One hour duration was just about right.
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Mcg tour
Jay_N, Jul 2022
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Tour
Learning about the history and looking inside the stadium where you don’t usually get to see on a normal match day
star-5
Melbourne’s very own coliseum. Rich in history jam packed with legends. What a place!
KerriAnne_H, Jul 2022
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Tour
An awesome experience for Koby. Special thanks to our guide Fred. Deano’s presence is felt throughout its spectacular walls. The history, the grandeur is nothing short of magnificent. A must do for sports fans.
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Our Melbourne Sports Experience & MCG Tour dated 14 April 2022
KayYen_K, Apr 2022
Melbourne Sports Experience + Free MCG Tour
Ben, guide who met (two of) us at 1:30pm, gave us a very good, very enjoyable & informative one hour talk as we strolled towards MCG at 2:30pm. The host at MCG (at 2:30pm session) gave us (more than 10 pax) a very good and informative tour of the MCG. But seems to end with with kind of rush. Furthermore, there was no drinks, snacks, sunscreen, etc as per mentioned as ‘included’ during our period of this tour.
star-4
Great tour
Danielle_H, Jul 2022
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Tour
Wish it was a bit longer so we could look at things more closely But other than that it was very good to go into places that are off limits to the public
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My dream to be in MCG...
Tayyab_S, Jul 2022
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Tour
My dream to be in MCG came true, I waited for almost 33 years. Most Memorable Part to be in Ground and touched the Grass. I wish to see and touch Turf 😊
star-5
Informative, entertaining and unique insights into Melbourne sports history
Matt_B, Mar 2020
Melbourne Sports Experience + Free MCG Tour
Paul was a great tour guide around the stadia with insights and anecdotes from decades ago to present day, spanning everything from Tennis to Cricket to AFL to Water Polo in the 56 Olympics and the notorious Blood in the Water! It was the perfect complement to the MCG tour that in itself was fascinating hearing from an MCC member who was a wealth of knowledge as we explored the stadium for an inside look at changing rooms, to player viewing area as well as getting on the ground. All in all great fun with some good laughs along the way.
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No concession
Cheryl_C, Jul 2022
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Tour
Your site did not offer for a concession ticket!!!l Tour was good though. Cold , bring a warm coat. I liked hearing about its history.
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Great insight
Dean_C, Jun 2022
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Tour
The members lounge and the cricket area Had a great array of different memorabilia found it very interesting
star-5
Great day. Will do it again
Colin_S, Jun 2022
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Tour
Walking on to the G looking at the history of the great players who played there. Footballers and Cricketers
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Standing on the ground. ...
David_E, Jun 2022
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Tour
Standing on the ground. The long room with all the memorabilia. Being in the change rooms after seeing them on TV gives you a better perspective
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Things to Know Before You Go

  • Although some tickets are available daily on a first-come first-served basis, it’s best to book match tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

  • Tours must be booked in advance.

  • On-site facilities include drinking water fountains, free Wi-Fi, ATMs, restrooms, and a selection of bars and food vendors in each stand.

  • All entrants to the grounds are required to undergo security checks, and large bags and suitcases are not permitted.

  • Each stand has wheelchair accessible areas and facilities, but advance booking is recommended.

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How to Get There

Melbourne Cricket Ground, located east of Downtown Melbourne, is about a 10-minute walk from Federation Square. Regular trams run from the city center, and the closest train stations are Jolimont and Richmond.

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When to Get There

The MCG hosts AFL games in the winter months (March–September), culminating in the AFL Grand Final in September; cricket matches are held in summer (September–April). Tours are only available on non-match days, and only ticket holders can access the National Sports Museum on match days, although it’s best to avoid the grounds entirely on match days, as spectators overrun the entire area.

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The Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Precinct

Olympic Park, Melbourne Park, and Yarra Park make up the Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Precinct. The MCG, the Punt Road Oval, and the National Sports Museum are in Yarra Park. Olympic Park holds the 30,000-capacity AAMI Park, the Olympic Park Oval, and the Holden Centre. Melbourne Park has the Rod Laver Arena music venue and home to the Australian Open, Melbourne Arena (mostly used for national basketball and netball games), the Margaret Court Arena, and the Melbourne Park Tennis Complex.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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