Known to many as the home of the most famous tennis tournament in the world, the Wimbledon grounds also house the world’s largest tennis museum. Numerous onsite galleries and exhibitions allow visitors to experience the evolution of the famous sport.
The collection of tennis memorabilia contains artifacts dating back to 1555, as well as interactive multimedia such as touch screens, a 3D cinema and a holographic John McEnroe. Items on display include championship trophies, film and video footage, championship player mementos and the Wimbledon library. An interactive gallery called CentreCourt360 presents visitors with a viewing experience of Centre Court.
The museum is located in the All England Lawn Tennis Club in southwest London. It is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Museum entrance costs £12 for adults and £7 for children. Entrance with a guided tour costs £22 for adults and £13 for children. By rail, take the train from London Waterloo to Wimbledon Station. By public transport, you can take the Underground to Wimbledon or Southfields station on the District line or Tooting Broadway on the Northern Line, followed by bus 493. The museum is accessible from Gate 4.