|The Australian Sports Museum is 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 central business district, take the Hurstbridge or South Morang 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 city, take any train on the Lilydale, Belgrave, Alamein, Glen Waverley, Dandenong, Pakenham, Cranbourne, Frankston or Sandringham lines.
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If you’re a Victorian preschool, kindergarten or primary school group travelling on the metropolitan and/or regional network your group may be able to travel for free. Excursion groups of 12 to 35 people travel for free as a group, when the entire journey on a school day is between 9:30am and 3:30pm, or after 6pm (on V/Line) or 7pm (metropolitan services). On weekends, the journey can be any time. Find out more here.
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.
Dedicated vehicle parking is not currently available for Australian Sports Museum visitors. Designated car parking spaces for disabled visitors are located at the corner of Jolimont Terrace and Jolimont Street, as is a drop-off zone. This area is close to Gate 1 of the MCG. Limited parking may be available in the Melbourne and Olympic Parks precinct as well as near the MCG along Wellington Parade, Jolimont Street and Jolimont Terrace.
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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