Overview

The oldest tennis tournament in the world, the Wimbledon Championships guarantee gripping games that are watched in many countries worldwide. Visit the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum and discover the history behind the sport and this famous tournament. Watching Wimbledon is a British summer tradition, along with eating the competition’s staple food strawberries and cream!

New technology and touch screen consoles line the Museum’s hallways, bringing this fascinating attraction into the 21st century. 

Guided Tour

Get an exclusive look at some of the most important and recognisable places in Wimbledon’s grounds. This 1.5 hour expert guided tour will take you to some of the facilities used during the London 2012 Olympics and other restricted areas normally closed to the public. 

The Whites of Wimbledon

 

The famous, crisp white outfits have always been a Wimbledon game talking point! You’ll see an extensive collection of Wimbledon clothing, from outfits worn in the 1880’s to Rafael Nadal’s famous dri-fit ‘pirate’ trousers! 

McEnroe’s ‘Ghost’ in the Gentlemen’s Dressing Room

Walk through the men’s dressing room as it was in the 1980’s and see a ‘ghost’ of John McEnroe appear in the changing room he once used! New projection and filming technology enables visitors to be whisked back in time and see and hear McEnroe describing the game and his legendary opponents.

3D Film ‘Viewpoint’

The next best thing to being at Wimbledon during The Championships, a new state of the art 3D film Viewpoint captures the sights and sounds of the match and transports viewers into this electric environment. Produced during Wimbledon 2012, Viewpoint centres on the nail-biting final game of the tournament and the players in action.


Additional Information

Venue Information:
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum, All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club,
Church Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 5AE
Nearest Train Station: Wimbledon
Nearest Underground: Southfields or Tooting Broadway
Bus Routes: 493

1 Hour 30 Minutes Available on request Greater London, England
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Located in the Grounds of the Famous All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
  • Guided Tour of the Wimbledon Grounds
  • Explore the History of the Game
  • See the Championship Trophies
  • Walk-Through of the Men’s Dressing Room with the ‘Ghost’ of John McEnroe
  • 200 Degree Cinema Screen & 3D Art Film ‘Viewpoint’
  • Audio Guides Available in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese & Croatian
Itinerary

Daily
Museum opening hours:10:00am 5:00pm (Last admission is 4:30pm)

Tour runs:
Until 13th November:
 10:30am, 11:30 am and 2:30pm
From 14th November: 10:30am, 11:30 am and 2:00pm

Duration:
Museum only: Approx 1 hour 
Museum Tour: Approx 2.5 hours 

Please Note:
Museum open to Championships/ Olympic ticket-holders only from 9:30am to 8:00pm

Closed:

  • 01 January: Site Closed
  • 25 February – 07 March: Site Closed
  • 17 –19 May:  Site Closed
  • 17 –29 June: Museum only (No tours or access to Centre Court)
  • 30 June: Site Closed
  • 01 –14 July:  Championship ticket holders only
  • 15 –16 July:  Site Closed
  • 17 –19 July:  Museum only (No tours or access to Centre Court)
  • 20 July: Tours start
  • 24 –26 December: Closed
  • 01 January: Closed
Pickup point
Directions.
Wimbledon, London, UK View on Map