Opening hours

Opening Hours

Enter via Gate 3 of the MCG to discover Australia’s largest sporting collection inside the National Sports Museum, and experience behind-the-scenes access to one of the world’s most iconic stadiums. For further information on prices and to purchase tickets click here.

OPERATING HOURS

• The National Sports Museum is open daily from 10am-5pm (except on MCG event days – see modified hours below).

• Guided MCG tours depart regularly between 10.00am and 3.00pm daily, and take approximately 75 minutes (except on MCG event days – see modified hours below).

• MCG Tours  are not available and the National Sports Museum is closed on Christmas Day, Melbourne Cup Day and Good Friday.

MODIFIED HOURS

Modifications to these hours occur when the MCG hosts events or undergoes maintenance.

The National Sports Museum is open to the public from 10.00am until 5.00pm and MCG Tours depart every 30 minutes from 10.00am until 3.00pm except for the following dates below where different operating hours and access conditions apply.

Only those patrons who hold a valid ticket to the MCG event will be able to purchase tickets to the National Sports Museum under the ‘NSM Access During Event’ times stated below.

Sunday July 14 2019 - Richmond v GWS Giants | AFL

 

 

MCG Tours: No tours

NSM Access: 10.00am – 11.00am*

NSM Access During Event: Gate open to 1.00pm

* NSM tickets must be purchased from the NSM Ticket Booth located inside Gate 3.

Saturday July 20 2019 - Richmond v Port Adelaide | AFL

MCG Tours: No tours

NSM Access: 10.00am – 11.30am*

NSM Access During Event: Gate open to 1.30pm

* NSM tickets must be purchased from the NSM Ticket Booth located inside Gate 3.

Sunday July 21 2019 - Geelong Cats v Hawthorn | AFL

MCG Tours: No tours

NSM Access: 10.00am – 11.00am*

NSM Access During Event: Gate open to 1.00pm

* NSM tickets must be purchased from the NSM Ticket Booth located inside Gate 3.

Friday July 26 2019 - Collingwood v Richmond | AFL

MCG Tours: 10.00am – 2.00pm

NSM Access During Event: Gate open to 7.30pm

Saturday July 27 2019 - Carlton v Adelaide | AFL

MCG Tours: No tours

NSM Access: 10.00am – 12.00pm

NSM Access During Event: Gate open to 2.00pm

Saturday August 3 2019 - Melbourne v Richmond | AFL

MCG Tours: 10.00am – 2.00pm

NSM Access: 10.00am – 4.30pm

NSM Access During Event: Gate open to 7.00pm

Sunday August 4 2019 - Collingwood v Gold Coast Suns | AFL

MCG Tours: No tours

NSM Access: 10.00am – 11.00am*

NSM Access During Event: Gate open to 1.00pm

* NSM tickets must be purchased from the NSM Ticket Booth located inside Gate 3.

Saturday August 10 2019 - Melbourne v Collingwood | AFL

MCG Tours: No tours

NSM Access: 10.00am – 11.00am*

NSM Access During Event: Gate open to 1.30pm

* NSM tickets must be purchased from the NSM Ticket Booth located inside Gate 3.

Sunday August 11 2019 - Richmond v Carlton | AFL

MCG Tours: No tours

NSM Access: No public access

NSM Access During Event: Gate open to 3.00pm

Friday August 16 2019 - Melbourne v Sydney Swans | AFL

MCG Tours: 10.00am – 2.00pm

NSM Access During Event: Gate open to 7.30pm

Saturday August 17 2019 - Carlton v St Kilda | AFL

MCG Tours: No tours

NSM Access: Closed

NSM Access During Event: Closed

Sunday August 18 2019 - Richmond v West Coast Eagles | AFL

MCG Tours: No tours

NSM Access: Closed

NSM Access During Event: Closed

August 23, 24 or 25 - Richmond v Brisbane Lions | AFL

MCG Tours: TBC

NSM Access: Closed

NSM Access During Event: Closed

August 23, 24 or 25 - Collingwood v Essendon | AFL

MCG Tours: TBC

NSM Access: Closed

NSM Access During Event: Closed

September 5, 6, 7 or 8 - Week 1 AFL Finals Series | AFL

MCG Tours: TBC

NSM Access: Closed

NSM Access During Event: Closed

September 13 or 14 - Week 2 AFL Finals Series | AFL

MCG Tours: TBC

NSM Access: Closed

NSM Access During Event: Closed

September 20 or 21 - Week 3 AFL Finals Series | AFL

MCG Tours: TBC

NSM Access: Closed

NSM Access During Event: Closed

Saturday September 28 2019 - AFL Grand Final | AFL

MCG Tours: No tours

NSM Access: Closed

NSM Access During Event: Closed

Saturday September 29 2019 - MCG Open Day

 

MCG Tours: No tours

NSM Access: Closed

NSM Access During Event: Closed

 

Sunday October 13 2019 - Melbourne Marathon | Special Event

 

MCG Tours: No tours

NSM Access: Closed

NSM Access During Event: Closed

Sunday October 27 2019 - Maintenance Day

 

 

MCG Tours: No tours

NSM Access: Closed

NSM Access During Event: Closed