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Behind-The-Scenes Guided Tour of Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

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Immerse yourself in the rich history of Australian sports legends with an all-inclusive behind-the-scenes guided tour of the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Highlights

  • Experience a 75-minute exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground to explore areas off-limits to the public.

  • Explore the MCC Library – built in 1873, player change rooms, and the member-only MCC Long Room.

  • Witness the awe-inspiring MCG Tapestry, the iconic portrait of Sir Donald Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar, and more

  • Fun Fact: The MCG Tapestry –featuring over 3,000 cricketers, took over 1,500 hours to complete.

Inclusions

  • 75-minute walking tour

  • Live guide

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Ratings & Reviews

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Sara Williams

Sara

5/5

Mar, 2024

We had a group of just 4 and our host was brilliant. Full of enthusiasm, very knowledgeable and took us to all the "off limites" places. The tour was really balanced- loved it
Karalise Goodwin

Karalise

5/5

Mar, 2024

Our guide was really knowledgable and gave us a great sneak peak into how the MCG runs. I would have loved to spend more time looking at all the memorabilia.
Deborah Pearce

Deborah

5/5

Dec, 2023

Absolutely brilliant. Loved this experience. Great to learn what I didn't know already. Thanks for hitting us with your knowledge Colin. It was a terrific experience 😊
jenny Bowen

Jenny

4/5

Dec, 2023

The tour was very good, a bit rushed, but informative and good. Although booking via Headout, the oval didnt have my booking, but they let us in as I had the tickets. All around a good tour.
Ange Coyle

Ange

3/5

Feb, 2024

Guide went off on random trains of thought at times that werent related to the tour but otherwise we enjoyed the tour

Visit the MCC Long Room

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of one of the most iconic stadiums in the world – the Melbourne Cricket Ground Tour. This 75-minute guided tour takes you on a journey through MCG as you gain access to areas restricted to the public. Visit MCC Long Room – built in 1929 as a members-only area and MCC library – home to over 10,000 books, photographs, manuscripts, and sports memorabilia.

Behind-the-scenes Tour

See the MCG tapestry, portrait of Sir Donald Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar, and explore the player changing rooms. Walk through the deserted arena and soak up the breathtaking views and witness the very grounds where Australian sporting legends have made history. With enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides, this experience is perfect for both visitors and locals.

Itinerary

The famous MCC Long Room- MCC Library (founded in 1873)- MCG Tapestry- Player change rooms- Portrait of Sir Donald Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar- A walk on the Arena- Cricket Victoria Bill Lawry Centre- Ponsford Stand

Important Information

  • Please note that there may be some areas that are subject to availability and the route may need to be altered.

Timings

  • Daily: 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Display the printed voucher with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide inside Gate 3 of Melbourne Cricket Ground.

  • Address: Brunton Ave, Richmond VIC 3002, Australia

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Tram

  • The closest tram station is 7C-MCG - John Cain Arena/Melbourne Park. It is a quick 2-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board tram #70 to get you there.

By Train

  • The closest train station is Jolimont. It is a quick 4-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board trains #Hurstbridge and #Mernda to get you there.

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