the Wimbledon tennis tournament, held annually in June and July in London, is the most famous tennis tournament in the world. Matches have been held here since 1877, and it is also the only one of the 4 grand slam tournaments thats played on grass. Historical duels have been fought on Center Court, who doesn’t remember the duel between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe.
The Wimbledon Museum is a must for any tennis fan. Located on the grounds of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, the museum tells the story of Wimbledon from its beginnings in 1877 to the present day. Visitors can explore the origins of tennis, discover how the game has evolved over time, and learn about the great champions who graced the courts at Wimbledon. With interactive exhibits, historical artifacts, and multimedia displays, the museum offers a fascinating insight into one of the world’s most prestigious sporting events.
Highlights include the original championship trophy, a replica of Center Court and an immersive cinematic experience that transports you to the heart of the action on Wimbledon’s famous lawns. The museum also features a shop and cafe, making it the perfect place to spend a day exploring all that tennis has to offer.
opening times and tickets
the museum is open from 10am – 5pm. You can opt for a visit to the museum alone, but the museum can also be combined with a guided tour. This 90 minute guided tour also shows the Center Court and Court 1.
Tickets must be purchased in advance for the visit to the museum and the guided tour.
click here for tickets for the museum + guided tour.
click here for tickets for the museum only.
how do you get there?
underground station Wimbledon park