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Marylebone Cricket Club Museum

The MCC Museum was opened by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh in 1953 and is one of the oldest sporting museums in the world.

Its collection, which was begun in 1864, spans the full history of cricket from its emergence as a major sport in the early 18th century, to the modern age of Twenty20 and the IPL. It includes material relating to the greatest players and events but also the grassroots, community cricket clubs which form the bedrock of the game.

The Museum’s most famous exhibit is the original Ashes urn, a personal gift to England captain the Hon. Ivo Bligh in 1882/83, later donated to MCC by his widow in 1928. This tiny and fragile object, cricket’s most precious artefact, rarely leaves Lord’s, when it last did so, for the 2006/07 MCC Travelex Ashes Exhibition in Australia more than 100,000 people came to see it.


Look out for...

  • the original Ashes urn

Museum Video

Museum Facilities

  • Cafe

  • Restaurant

  • Shop

  • Audio Guide

  • Tour Guide

  • Photography

  • Wheelchair Access

  • WiFi

  • Venue Hire

  • Available

  • Not allowed

  • Unconfirmed

  • Prior permission required.

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London Area: Central


  • Marylebone Cricket Club Museum
  • Lord's Cricket Ground
  • St John's Wood
  • London
  • NW8 8QN


  • TFL Zone

    Zone 1

  • Underground

    • Baker Street
    • Edgware Road (C)
    • Marylebone
    • St. John's Wood
    • Warwick Avenue

    National Rail

    • Marylebone

    Bus Numbers

  • 13, 82, 113, 139, 189, 46, 187

  • Parking

    No parking on-site at Lord's on major matchdays or the three days before. Parking close to Lord's at Kingsmill Terrace.


Adult £7.50
Child £5.00
Concession £5.00
Admission discounts
London Pass FREE entry and tour
Open Hours
Monday 10:00am 16:30pm
Tuesday 10:00am 16:30pm
Wednesday 10:00am 16:30pm
Thursday 10:00am 16:30pm
Friday 10:00am 16:30pm
Saturday 10:00am 16:30pm
Sunday 10:00am 16:30pm
Bank Holidays 10:00am 16:30pm

Contact Details

Phone 020 7616 8595
Website Marylebone Cricket Club Museum
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