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Explore the Melbourne Cricket Ground less than 24 hours after the Grand Final

The MCG Open Day is a much-loved Grand Final weekend tradition, taking place every year on the day after the big match. Even if you're not a huge AFL fan (although that helps), standing on the hallowed turf of the ground is a surreal experience – just try not to imagine yourself kicking the ball across that immense oval, looking up to the stadium seats. 

And it doesn't end there. This all-access tour takes you through player change rooms, cricket viewing areas, plus the famous Long Room bar and the MCC Library. Get a snap of yourself next to the ICC Cricket World Cup trophy, enjoy roving entertainers and fuel up on a hot pie (naturally). An extra $5 gets you a ticket to the National Sports Museum, home to treasures like Cathy Freeman's swift suit from her winning run in Sydney 2000 and Don Bradman's baggy green cap.

Tickets are free, but bookings are recommended through the MCG website.

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MCG Open Day details

Brunton Ave, Richmond 3002

Telephone 03 9657 8888

Nearby Stations: Jolimont; Richmond

Price FREE
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Date Sun 04 Oct 2015

Open 10am-3pm

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