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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
| Yarra Park, Jolimont, Melbourne, Victoria 8002, Australia
+61 3 9657 8888
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Reviewed yesterday

I hadn't heard about Australian rules football before so naturally I wanted to see what the game is about. I reserved tickets online before our trip to Australia. The company which sells the tickets (Ticketek) wouldn't process my order because I stated I was from...More

Thank the_vizitor
Reviewed yesterday

We went for the Argentina v Brazil match, it was easy to get to the grounds & around. You felt safe with the security checks due to the amount of people attending. A great atmosphere to take the family for a sports night out.

Thank Billy007863
Reviewed yesterday

We watched an AFL game, great atmosphere. Very easy to get in and out and to buy walk up tickets. Staff on the ticket stand were very helpful. Will definitely attend another sports event here.

Thank HeraD
Reviewed yesterday

MCG - Mecca to AFL, must do on bucket list if your ever in Melbourne, Go the Might Bombers, Team to beat in balance of 2017

Thank Peter H
Reviewed yesterday

Went to the G to watch an AFL game, just had general admission tickets so climbed to the top level, under cover, good view even from there. Queues for drinks, food and toilets not too bad. Chips were only warmish, but tomato sauce is free...More

Thank Narina L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Easy to get in and out of. Excellent clean facilities, amazing atmosphere, and very friendly staff. Worthwhile visiting.

Thank M N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to visit a tour with museum is a must,me not being a cricket fan and only accompining my husband I actually thoughrally enjoyed it,you get to see everything that the general public don't great history behind the MCG that I didn't know about...More

Thank Annette J
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Melbourne Cricket Ground or the MCG is also known simply as "The G" !!! It is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria. It is the home to the Melbourne Cricket Club and is also the 10th-largest stadium in the world...More

Thank Aryan2007
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went for an AFL match with an 8 month old bubba. We were able to take the pram in and leave it in storage. When baby got upset we were able to get the pram and wheel her around instead of sitting down. Friendly staff,...More

Thank Claire G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is very impressive stadium. The facility is outstanding. The place has character. The tour guide made the stadium come alive with the stories of yesterday. We continued after the tour to visit the sports museum. Wow this is pretty awesome. We loved every minute....More

Thank Harry M
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Is there anywhere in the ground to smoke I'm going with my grandad and he smokes
13 May 2017|
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Response from MCG5 | Property representative |
Hi there. No, the MCG is a smoke-free venue.
I have a general admission ticket for tomorrow's afl game (13th may) and tickets say 7.25pm is it likely with this ticket that I won't get in? And how early should I be aiming to get there to have a good chance of getting in? Thank you
12 May 2017|
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Response from MCG5 | Property representative |
Hi there. We are expecting a crowd of around 50-60,000 on Saturday night. There will be plenty of room for general admission ticket holders, but we recommend arriving early to not only obtain a good seat but also to enjoy... More
Im going to the Boxing Day Test this year travelling from England, is there any kind of dress code to be aware of?
9 May 2017|
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Response from MCG5 | Property representative |
Hi there. No dress code in the public areas - apart from common decency :)