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Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum and Tour

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum and Tour

Explore the game's evolution from a garden party pastime to a multimillion dollar professional sport played world-wide: with exciting interactives and films, easy-to-use touch screens, and audio guides in 10 languages, people of all ages can experience the artistry and athleticism that is modern tennis.

Explore the game's evolution from a garden party pastime to a multimillion dollar professional sport played world-wide: with exciting interactives and films, easy-to-use touch screens, and audio guides in 10 languages, people of all ages can experience the artistry and athleticism that is modern tennis.

Highlights of the Museum include:

  • The glittering Championship Trophies.

  • A 'ghost' of John McEnroe which appears in the very changing room he once used! Watch as he speaks about the game and his legendary opponents. See a 360° panoramic preview of the McEnroe Exhibit.

  • Film and video footage, which take visitors right into the action of some of the most memorable and exciting tournament matches.

  • An extensive, unsurpassed collection of tennis memorabilia dating back to 1555.

  • Museum Gallery with fascinating displays drawn from our vast collection.

  • CentreCourt360 the new viewing experience of Centre Court, located right by the grass, with touch screen interpretation and two fun interactive galleries.

  • Take a 360° panoramic preview of the Museum, the Museum Entrance, The Tunnel and the Interactive Consoles.

Treasures from the first Championship in 1877 to the most recent are on display, including equipment, clothing, and mementos belonging to the greatest players to set foot on Centre Court.

See the generous donations from the great players of today, as well as the outfits of the most successful champions of the Wimbledon Singles tournament, including Pete Sampras and Martina Navratilova. Spot the outfits from Roger Federer and Andy Murray, as well as from the 'Woodies', one of the greatest doubles tennis partnerships of all time.

The Tour:

Explore the Grounds as part of one of our acclaimed behind-the-scenes tours.

Directed by Blue Badge tourist guides, the tour lasts around an hour and a half and takes you to the most recognisable and exclusive places in the Grounds.

This is a fantastic opportunity to experience the home of The Championships and see the facilities used during the London 2012 Olympics.

The route includes Centre Court, No.1 Court, the Picnic Terraces and Water Gardens, The Millennium Building and Press Interview Room, which are out-of-bounds during The Championships. Please note that the route is subject to change. Admission to the Museum is included in the tour price. Visits to the tour and Museum usually lasts around two and a half hours, including 90 minutes for the tour and an hour for the Museum.


Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum - How to get there?

Address:

Church Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5AG

Directions from nearest tube:

Go to Wimbledon or Southfields on the District Line or Tooting Broadway on the Northern Line, then take Bus 493.

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Booking Dates

Attraction Opened: 18-Jul-2015
Booking Until: 30-Sep-2015

Opening Times

Open Monday to Sunday 10am to 4.30pm. Last admission is 3.30pm.

Age Restrictions

Child aged 5-16 years of age

Pick Up Point

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your tour and exchange your ticket in the Wimbledon shop. Latecomers may not be accepted on the tour.