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The Draw: 30 June

Pre-event Press Conferences: 1 & 2 July

Order of Play: 2 July

Championships begin: 3 July


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Museum & Tour FAQs
FAQs about the Museum and Tours READ MORE


What are the available options?

Museum – open 10am – 5.30pm seven days a week (last entrance 5pm). Click here to book.

Museum & Tour (Public tour) – Join one of our Tours, running several times a day. Click here to book.

Museum & Private Tour – If you would like to book a private tour for groups of 15 or more, please contact us to enquire. Group rates apply.

Museum & Private Tour – for 14 or fewer people there is a flat fee. Please contact us to enquire.

What does a Museum & Tour ticket include?

Take a 90-minute tour of the Grounds with a qualified Blue Badge Tour Guide, plus access to Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum, including the Virtual Reality experience and free audio guide for the Museum in 10 languages.

What does a Museum ticket include? 

The Museum ticket includes access to the Museum, a free audio guide in one of ten languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Russian, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese, Croatian and Brazilian Portuguese) and a short visit to Centre Court, as well as access to the Virtual Reality Experience in the Museum.

What languages is the tour in?

From July to September we run a public tour in Spanish every day at 2pm. Click here to book.

For private groups we can provide tours in 18 different languages. 

English, Cantonese, Czech, Dutch, Flemish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish.

Please call the Museum team on +44 (0)208 946 6131 to check for availability and to book your private tour.

What will I see on the Tour?

Click here for a list of what you will see (Subject to availability).

What will I see in the Museum?

The Museum is self guided. Click here for a list of what you will see.

We are a school or university, what is available for us?

Please see our Learning page


Do I need to book for the Museum?

There is no need to book for a Museum only visit, but you can buy tickets in advance if you wish, using our booking page

Do I need to book in advance for my tour? 

We recommend advance booking to avoid disappointment. Click here to book.

We may release additional tour spaces on the day but these places are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Online booking closes one hour before the Tour start time.

Can I have a refund if I need to cancel a ticket or cannot come?

Tickets purchased from us are refundable prior to 10 working days before the visit. Tickets are non-refundable within 10 working days of the visit date.

What is the pricing policy for disabled visitors?

Disabled visitors are charged at Concession rate or Child rate (if 16 or under). Carers go free.

Types of Ticket

Adult – 17 to 59 years old

Child – 5 to 16 years old* Family offer applies; One Child goes free for Every Full Paying Adult. Use the promo code FAMILY during booking

Infant – 0 to 4 years old - free of charge

Concession – 60 years old or over

Student – requires Student ID

Disabled – Registered disabled

Carer – Free with Disabled ticket

Planning your visit

What do I need to wear for the Museum and Tour?

Please wear comfortable footwear as there is lots of walking involved. The tours run in all weather so make sure you are dressed appropriately as parts of the tour will be outside.

What if it rains?

Some parts of the tour take place outside. The tour will continue in the rain, so please come prepared if the weather is inclement, as we are unable to offer you a refund should you choose not to take the tour. However, you can request a reschedule of your ticket up to 30 days after your scheduled visit. Should extreme weather conditions cause the cancellation of a tour, you will be offered a refund or reschedule.

Where should I go when I arrive?

Please come to Gate 4, on Church Road, where you will have your bags searched. Please then go to the Museum & Tour admissions counter in the Museum Shop where you can pay for your tickets or check in for your tour if you have pre-paid.

Is there car parking?

There is limited car parking on site from August to April, there are 8 spaces available on a first come first served basis. Parking becomes inaccessible from May to July because of Championship preparations. There is no charge for parking if available.

Is there Blue Badge (disabled) car parking?

Yes (subject to availability), please call the Museum team on +44 (0)208 946 6131 to request a parking space.

To view accessibility information for the Tour and Museum, click here to visit

Can I bring my dog?

No pets are allowed in the Grounds, with the exception of assistance dogs.

Where is the entrance?

The public entrance is located at Gate 4 on Church Road, SW19 5AG.

Where is the nearest London Underground station?

Southfields station, on the District line is the closest station. It is a 15 minute walk or 5 minute bus ride from the AELTC. The 493 Bus in the direction of Tooting departs regularly from close to the station. Visit the Getting here page and TfL website for further information.

Where is the nearest National Rail station?

Wimbledon station is the nearest National Rail station. Trains from Waterloo to Wimbledon take approximately 20 minutes. The AELTC is a short bus ride from the station on the 493 bus in the direction of Richmond. Visit the Getting here page and TfL website for further information.

Is there step-free access to the Tour and Museum?

There is step-free access to the Museum and Museum Shop. There is a step-free Tour route available – please contact us on +44 (0)20 8946 6131 for further details.

Is there a minimum age for children attending the Tour or Museum?

There is no minimum age, although the tour may not be suitable for very young children. Please see below. Children and young people under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Is the Tour suitable for young children?

The Tour lasts for 90 minutes and may not be suitable for very young children. We ask that parents ensure that children are properly supervised at all times for their own safety. Should children become disruptive, we may request that you leave the tour so that the enjoyment of others is not affected.

Are there facilities for baby changing?

Yes, there are facilities for baby changing in the Museum toilets and also in the Wingfield Cafe toilets.

Is there a cafe?

The Wingfield Cafe sells a delicious range of hot and cold snacks and meals.

Is there a shop?

The Museum Shop sells a range of merchandise and souvenirs. Click here for more information.

Is there a cloakroom?

There are no cloakroom facilities onsite – you will not be able to leave luggage or coats behind whilst you attend your tour, so please consider this when preparing for your visit.

What happens if you need to cancel my visit?

In the unlikely event that we need to cancel your visit more than 24 hours in advance we will contact you using the contact information you have supplied.

If we need to cancel tours in an emergency we will communicate the latest information on our website,

What if I need to cancel/re-arrange my booking?

Please contact us by the end of the booked visit date on +44 (0)20 8946 6131 to re-arrange.

During The Championships

Is the Museum open during The Championships?

The Museum is open to Championships ticket holders for every day of the Tournament, opening at 9.30am and closing at 8pm, unless the Grounds close earlier. Standard Museum admission charges apply.

Do tours run during The Championships?

There are no tours during The Championships.

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