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Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

| Yarra Park, Jolimont, Melbourne, Victoria 8002, Australia
+61 3 9657 8888
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The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is Australia's largest, oldest and most popular sporting venue. The MCG has hosted plenty of international cricket, including the first-ever Test and the 1992 World Cup final, countless VFL/AFL Grand Finals, the 1956 Olympic Games and 2006 Commonwealth Games. It also hosted the final of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Other sporting spectacles include FIFA World Cup soccer qualifiers, rugby league home and away matches and State of Origin and international rugby union clashes. Apart from its sporting events, the MCG has also witnessed many blockbuster music concerts, and even Pope John Paul II held a mass there when he visited Melbourne in 1986. The MCG has a total capacity of 100,024 people, comprising 95,024 seats and 5000 standing room spaces. The stadium also houses the National Sports Museum, which includes some of the most priceless pieces of memorabilia in Australian sporting history.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Yarra Park, Jolimont, Melbourne, Victoria 8002, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Its a huge cricket ground. You should only visit this place if you are in to cricket otherwise you will be bored. They give 1 hour long guided tour which is again interesting only if you are cricket fan otherwise don’t waste your time and...More

Thank Prachi235
Reviewed yesterday

I rang the MCG on the morning of my visit to check if I had to prebook. They told me to just turn up so I did and having bought my ticket which covered the guided tour of the MCG and entrance into the National...More

Thank clintsmate
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a huge stadium and although it looks a bit old still great views anywhere in the stadium. We had a great day watching the ODI, in a wonderful city.

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having won a holiday to Melbourne with Visit Victoria the MCG was one of my bucket list to do's. It certainly didn't disappoint. Our guide Beryl was just superb, she had facts, figures, dates off. She was absolutely amazing lady. The MCG tour was so...More

Thank devondumpling08
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The home of Australian cricket is grounded in the MCG. It is a modern arena with all the trappings of our Wembley stadium. Well laid out and with plenty of services. A great place to visit.

Thank ChefCliveM
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came for the Ashes test and had an excellent time here. Made all the better by the wonderful interaction by the police and stewards. This is a huge stadium that certainly has a great atmosphere especially when full. It comes fully equipped with a good...More

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Every day of the Boxing Day Test with the Barmy Army. Great stadium, comfortable seats, good facilities (short queues, if any, for beer, food toilets). Friendly stewards and the friendliest and most fun police I've ever come across.

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to watch Melbourne Stars. They lost but the vibe and experience were great. Just walked up on the night and got in no problem. Great fun.

Thank S1223VLkathrynw
Reviewed 3 days ago

WE attended the ODI between England and Australia at the MCG and was very impressed with the facilities at the stadium and how big the stadium was. The cricket was great and the whole experience ws fascinating.

Thank Palave
Reviewed 3 days ago

The MCG is massive. It is well set out and easy to get around. Security is good and staff are helpful. Atmosphere is always electric but the price of food and drinks like all places like this is a bit high.

Thank jamesallisonshs1
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Ambuj
13 January 2018|
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Response from Suzanne F | Reviewed this property |
Hi If you went on a tour you would be able to take photos. The tours allow you access to the ground as well. They are very informative.
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Debswilson7
24 December 2017|
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Response from MCG5 | Property representative |
Hello. In the Olympic and Ponsford stands, there are lifts and escalators to all levels. In the Great Southern Stand, the lifts stop one level short of the top.
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wendyian
19 October 2017|
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Response from vilas2053 | Reviewed this property |
Middle tier would be reasonable.....ofcourse no idea of ticket rates for the prestigious member stands!!....Enjoy
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