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Tours & Museum

Lord’s is the most famous cricket Ground in the world, steeped in over 200 years of history and tradition.

Covid-19 Update

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, and in the interests of safety of all our staff, all Tours of Lord’s are currently suspended.

All public facilities at the Ground are unavailable and all events and activities have been cancelled or postponed until at least 1 July 2020.

We will make a decision regarding reopening Lord’s in due course and with continued reference to the advice of the UK Government, Public Health England and the ECB.

The Tours office now is closed until further notice; therefore, staff are not working onsite or remotely. Customers who had booked for the period in which Lord’s has been closed have been automatically refunded and gift voucher bookings have been cancelled and reissued with a six month extension.

MCC is sorry to bring you this news and for any inconvenience it may cause you.

What will I see?

Tours of Lord’s give visitors the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes at the Home of Cricket and explore some of the most famous sights in sport.

Led by an expert guide, the Tour includes the Grade II* listed Pavilion, legendary Long Room, Players’ Dressing Rooms with the Honours Boards, award-winning J.P. Morgan Media Centre and MCC Museum, home to the iconic Ashes Urn.

With extraordinary architecture, a fascinating collection of art and memorabilia, a Tour of Lord’s is not only a must for all cricket fans, but for everyone looking for a quintessentially English experience.

Tours run seven days a week, throughout the year, with the exception of major match days, preparation days and large event days. Tour availability will be limited on other match days.

Tours run for approximately 100 minutes and all visitors are to report to the Tour booking window next to the Grace Gate on St Johns Wood Road.

January - March
10am, 11am, 12noon and 2pm

April - October
10am, 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm

November - December
10am, 11am, 12noon and 2pm

On selected dates during May, June, July and August, additional Public Tour times may be added.

MCC recommends that you arrive 30 minutes prior to the start time of your Tour to allow enough time to clear security and view the Museum. Re-entry to Lord's after the conclusion of your Tour is not permitted so please arrive with enough time to enjoy the MCC Museum.

Adult £25
Senior (over 60s) £20
Disabled (carer goes free) £20
Student (ID required) £18
Children (aged 5-15) £16
Family (2 adults & 2 children aged 5-15) £60
Infants (under 5s) Free

Private group Tours are available and a 10% discount will be added on groups of more than 20 people.

Please note we would require a minimum of 15 people to book a Private Tour. Please contact the Tours Office on 020 7616 8595 or email tours@lords.org to book.

Please note: Lord’s is a working ground. Therefore, not all areas may be available on a particular Tour date due to ground operations. Similarly, Tour itineraries and content may vary at MCC’s sole discretion without further notice. MCC cannot guarantee all advertised elements of the Tour will be available on a particular date. 

The J.P. Morgan Media Centre is currently not accessible due to the construction of the new Compton and Edrich Stands. 

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MCC Museum

MCC Museum is one of the oldest sporting museums in the world, dedicated to tracing the history and development of cricket. 

The Collection was established in 1864 when Members were invited to donate items of interest to furnish the Pavilion. Today MCC Museum works towards Accreditation Standards and collaborates with a number of national museums and schools through its active loans, community and tours programmes.

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Opening & ticket prices

Museum entry is only permitted when you book a Tour of the ground.

The Museum is also open on Match days, for visitors with a valid ticket for that day's play. Entry is free during International, The Hundred and Vitality Blast matches, and £5/3 during for all other matches including County Championship and MCC fixtures.

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