The Australian Sports Museum and MCG Tours are located inside Gate 3 of the Melbourne Cricket Ground, within the confines of Yarra Park, East Melbourne. Looking to visit? There’s plenty of transport options.


Jolimont Station is north of the MCG and offers a five-minute stroll direct through Yarra Park to Gate 3. From any railway station in the CBD, take the Hurstbridge or Mernda lines.

Richmond station is on the south-eastern side of the MCG. It’s a slightly longer walk but you can walk past Punt Road Oval, head north around Yarra Park to MCG Gate 3. To get to Richmond station from the CBD, take any train on the Lilydale, Belgrave, Alamein, Glen Waverley, Dandenong, Pakenham, Cranbourne, Frankston or Sandringham lines.

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No. 75 (City-Vermont South) and No. 48 (City-North Balwyn) trams stop outside the MCG near Jolimont Station. From here it’s a simple five-minute stroll through Yarra Park to Gate 3 at the MCG. No. 70 (City-Wattle Park) detours from Flinders Street along Swan Street. From here, it’s a short walk across the footbridge around to MCG Gate 3.

Car Parking

There is no parking available at the MCG for Australian Sports Museum visitors.

Alternative parking options include:

  • Melbourne & Olympic Parks
    • The Eastern Plaza Car Park on Olympic Boulevard is the nearest multi-storey car park. There is a lift from this car park to the John Cain Arena Bridge which connects with the MCG’s concourse. It is approximately an 11 minute walk to the Australian Sports Museum. Car parking can be pre-booked here. Drive up parking is subject to availability.
  • On-Street Parking
    • There is limited street parking available near the MCG along Wellington Parade, Jolimont Street and Jolimont Terrace.
    • Metered parking is also available around Fitzroy Gardens, the Botanical Gardens and along the Yarra River.

Accessible Parking

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Taxi/Ride Share

Taxis and ride share vehicles are instructed to drop off and pick up passengers from the Bus Turning Circle, on the corner of Jolimont Terrace and Jolimont Street. From this point it is approximately a 5 minute walk to Gate 3.


The museum is a 15-20 minute stroll from Federation Square over William Barak Bridge to the MCG.


Bus route 246 is a useful service for patrons from the northern and southern suburbs.  It stops in Punt Road and is just a short stroll through Yarra Park to the MCG.


The drop off zone and turning circle are located at the corner of Jolimont Terrace and Jolimont Street. As this is not a parking zone, buses will need to move street parking after drop off.

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School groups

Victorian preschool, kindergarten or primary school excursion groups of 12 to 35 people can travel for free on public transport when the entire journey is on a school day between 9.00am and 4.00pm, or after 6pm (on V/Line) or 7pm (metropolitan services). On weekends, the journey can be any time. Travel outside of these periods will be charged. The group can include up to six accompanying adults. Group sizes are limited to make sure there’s enough room for all passengers to travel safely. Find out more here.

You can find us here:

Gate 3, Melbourne Cricket Ground,

Yarra Park, East Melbourne

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(03) 9657 8879