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How long does MCG tour take?

How long does MCG tour take?

60 minute
Explore the inner sanctum of the MCG, walk on the hallowed arena and experience where legends play by taking a guided 60 minute MCG tour!

How far is it around the MCG?

The Perimeter of the MCG is 474 meters.

Is the MCG the biggest stadium in Australia?

Founded and managed by the Melbourne Cricket Club, it is the largest stadium in the Southern Hemisphere, the 11th largest globally, and the second largest cricket ground by capacity. It served as the centrepiece stadium of the 1956 Summer Olympics, the 2006 Commonwealth Games and two Cricket World Cups: 1992 and 2015.

How long and wide is the MCG?

The MCG arena measures 173.6 metres long x 148.3 metres wide from fence to fence (approximately 20,000 square metres in area). The boundary line is located five metres inside the fence. The total volume of the MCG is approximately 1,700,000 cubic metres. There are 114 sprinklers on the ground.

Can you walk around the MCG?

Explore the inner sanctum of the MCG, walk on the hallowed arena and experience where legends play by taking a guided 60 minute MCG tour!

How long is the MCG goal to goal?

“It’s 78 metres from the centre to the goal line at the Gabba. Everything is compared to the MCG; what do you reckon the MCG is? It’s 80. “We’re talking a two-metre difference at either end.

How tall are the MCG light towers?

approximately 75 metres high
The light tower system comprises of six light towers which stand approximately 75 metres high (equivalent to a 24-story building) with the head frame a further 10 metres higher (85 metres overall).

Why is MCG famous?

Known as the MCG or the G, the Melbourne Cricket Ground is most famous for hosting the Olympics in 1956 and the Australian Commonwealth Games in 2006. The MCG hosts both international and national Cricket Matches and it is also home to Australia’s National Sports Museum.

Can you take drinks into MCG?

A thermos small enough to fit inside a backpack can be brought in to the MCG. This means tea and coffee can be brought in. Alcoholic drinks cannot be brought in to the MCG. Cans and glass bottles are not allowed either.

How often does the MCG tour take place?

Immerse yourself in the history and world-class facilities of the ‘G, and go behind-the-scenes by taking an MCG tour today! Note: some areas on the tour route are subject to availability and alteration due to the COVID-19 safety plan. Tours depart every 30 minutes between 10am and 3pm.

Is the MCG tour open at Melbourne Cricket Ground?

The closure of the Tours also extends to Paddock Café and the MCG Shop, inside Gate 3 of the MCG. The Club will communicate with its members and all visitors to the MCG when the MCG Tours will re-open. Nothing can match the tradition and heritage of the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground.

What to see and do at the MCG in Melbourne?

Gain an insight into Melbourne’s sporting culture while exploring one of the world’s most iconic stadiums, as you hear from our proud MCC volunteers and go behind the scenes of the ‘G. Highlights of this must-see tour include: City Terrace with view’s of Melbourne’s skyline.

How many people can fit in the MCG?

To stand comfortable and have room for their bags, to do texting, and to sit down, a person would probably need nearly a whole square meter. Therefore the 17 720 square meter area of the MCG oval could comfortably accommodate 17 720 people. It is not possible to fit a crowd of 100 000 people onto the MCG playing area.

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