Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum & Tour
One of the top attractions in London, the award winning Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum offers an unforgettable experience to guests of all ages, with fascinating interactive touch screens and an unrivalled collection of tennis memorabilia.
The Blue Badge Guide Tour of the Wimbledon grounds provides an in-depth look at Wimbledon and the delights of The Championships. Visitors can enjoy views of London from the picnic terraces, see where Championships’ action happens on Centre Court, and visit the main press facilities as well as some of the areas used by the competitors.
The Museum is an integral part of the daily Wimbledon tour. WLTM combines state-of-the-art interactive touch screens with its unparalleled collection of traditional and contemporary tennis memorabilia.
It features not only a range of dynamic and multimedia displays, but also audio tours produced in ten languages to guide visitors around and immerse them in a multi-sensory experience
Further highlights of the Museum include:
- John McEnroe ‘live’ in a reconstruction of the 1980’s Gentlemen’s Dressing Room
- Tennis fashion – from long white skirts and flannel trousers to the contemporary style of Serena and Venus Williams
- Highlights of many Men’s and Women’s Championship match from 1970 to 2010
- The renowned Championships’ trophies
- Donations from the current Champions
The Museum does not simply recount the history of the game of tennis, Wimbledon and The Championships, but reflects the state of the current game and champions of today, hopefully providing inspiration to the potential champions of tomorrow.
Facilities: The Museum and Museum Shop are fully accessible. However, the Tour of the Grounds, which takes about 90 minutes, involves a lot of steps which some may find challenging. Sections of the Tour are unsuitable for those in wheelchairs.
Opening Times: Mon-Sun 10am-5pm. Throughout the year, daily: 10.00am-5.00pm.
Exceptions: During tournament time, the Museum is open only to ticket holders at an extra charge.
Photo Credits: © Copyright Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
For further information please visit: http://www.wimbledon.com