London's Best Sports Museums

Whether you're a fan of history, sport, or sporting history, there'll be something to amuse and excite you at London's many varied sports museums.

Look into the illustrious history of sport in London. Take a step back into tennis' past at the Wimbledon Lawn Museum or kick back and enjoy Arsenal's historical successes at the Arsenal Museum. There's also plenty to see, do and admire at The World Rugby Museum at Twickenham; and at the MCC Museum you can visit the Ashes as well as tracing 400 years of cricketing history.

Chelsea Football Club Museum

Learn how a dog bite led to the foundation of one of the world's best football teams. The Chelsea Football Club Museum details the birth of the club in 1905 and the wonderfully rich characters involved. Alongside the history, you can enjoy many child-friendly, interactive exhibits, as this museum is a treat for Chelsea fans of all ages.

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Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum And Tour

This unmissable tour of London's top tennis venue includes a look around the state-of-the-art museum along with a visit to the Press Interview Room, the fantastic Water Gardens, and the famous tennis courts themselves. Tours vary.

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The World Rugby Museum at Twickenham

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the home of English rugby and find out more about the game at this wonderful multimedia museum dedicated to rugby. A great collection of memorabilia shows how the sport of rugby has spread around the world. The tour of Twickenham Stadium includes a visit to the England changing room.

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Marylebone Cricket Club Museum at Lord's Cricket Ground

Gorgeous paintings, photos, artefacts and memorabilia feature at the Marylebone Cricket Club Museum at Lord's. You can trace 400 years of cricket here, see the Ashes urn and learn about WG Grace. As well as the static displays, the museum includes footage of some of cricket history's greatest moments in the Brian Johnston Memorial Theatre.

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Arsenal Museum

Visit The Arsenal Museum and you can take part in interactive sections exploring "The Arsenal Spirit", "The Invincibles" and the old stadium at Highbury. Exhibits include Michael Thomas' boots from Anfield 1989 and Charlie George's FA Final Cup shirt from 1971, along with newly donated memorabilia. The tour visits the changing rooms, directors' box and players' tunnel.

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