Explore the game's evolution from a garden party pastime to a multimillion dollar professional sport played world-wide: with exciting interactives and films, easy-to-use touch screens, and audio guides in nine languages, people of all ages can experience the artistry and athleticism that is modern tennis.
Highlights of the Museum include:
- The glittering Championship Trophies
- A 'ghost' of John McEnroe which appears in the very changing room he once used! Watch as he speaks about the game and his legendary opponents
- 200° Cinema with special effects capturing The Science of Tennis
- Film and video footage which take visitors right into the action of some of the most memorable and exciting tournament matches
- An extensive, unsurpassed collection of tennis memorabilia dating back to 1555
- Museum Gallery with fascinating displays drawn from our vast collection
- CentreCourt360 the new viewing experience of Centre Court, located right by the grass, with touch screen interpretation and two fun interactive galleries
Treasures from the first Championship in 1877 to the most recent are on display, including equipment, clothing, and mementos belonging to the greatest players to set foot on Centre Court.
See the generous donations from the great players of today, as well as the outfits of the most successful champions of the Wimbledon Singles tournament, including Pete Sampras and Martina Navratilova. Spot the outfits from Roger Federer and Andy Murray, as well as from the 'Woodies', one of the greatest doubles tennis partnerships of all time.
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis MuseumChurch Road, Wimbledon
London Greater London United Kingdom SW19 5AE
Closed 24-26 December and 1 January 2012.