Excursion options

Excursion options

The National Sports Museum at the MCG allows for all learning styles. It is engaging and has an extensive interactive component.

1. National Sports Museum
The National Sports Museum is closed for a multi-million dollar upgrade and set to re-open at the end of February 2020. The new museum will be an interactive, collaborative and self-guided experience with something for all age-levels and curriculum areas.

Scroll down to see our exciting alternate school packages on offer while we’re closed!

Information regarding excursion options for the redeveloped museum will be available closer to our re-opening in late February 2020.

2. MCG Tour
Guided tour of the stadium, led by a Melbourne Cricket Club volunteer. School tours are 60 minutes duration.
Cost: $8.50 per student.
Free admission for one supervisor per 10 students and $14 per additional supervisor.

3. Combined package: National Sports Museum and MCG Tour
Cost: $14 per student.
Free admission for one supervisor per 10 students and $14 per additional supervisor.

Bookings are essential on (03) 9657 8879 or online here.

School excursions during Museum closure

While the National Sports Museum is closed, there will still be plenty of excursion options for schools coming to the Melbourne Cricket Ground. In addition to the MCG Tour, schools will have an opportunity to book into facilitated programs featuring the MCG Tour, available from August 19 2019 until February 2020 only.

Download our flyer here.

MCG Tour
During the planned museum closure, our MCG Tours will still be running inside Gate 3 at a cost of $8.50 per student.

Facilitated Programs – $14 per student

Scar Tree Walk plus MCG Tour
Organised in conjunction with the Koorie Heritage Trust, students will learn about Yarra Park and the MCG as a traditional Kulin Nations meeting place.
This experience will be offered on Mondays and Fridays during the closure period.

Meet an Olympian plus MCG Tour
Available on Wednesdays and Thursdays, our popular Meet an Olympian program will be offered in a non-Olympic year for the first time.
The 30-minute presentation will be delivered by an Olympian provided by the Victorian Olympic Council.

Bookings are essential on (03) 9657 8879 or online here.