Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum is the biggest tennis museum in the world. It is located inside the grounds of the “All England Lawn Tennis Club”. To access this museum, you must enter through Gate number 4 of the club on Church Road, SW19 5AG. This museum was started at The Championships event in 1977. The Duke of Kent declared the new Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum on the 12 April 2006.
This museum has artefacts and exhibits dating back to 1555. The touch screen computer consoles also included in the museum for visitors to communicate. Memorabilia from many well-known players from Victorian ages up to present day are included in the museum and these changes seasonally. The museum permits the guests to sample the atmosphere of Centre Court. Except for the time of the Championships.
If you are in the shopping mood, why not visit Wimbledon Shop which is at the entrance of the Museum and everyone is free to enter here. Here different items are available for sale. These things include tennis clothing, sports bags, casual clothing, towelling good, books, DVDs, jewellery, souvenirs, tennis accessories and rackets.
The Kenneth Ritchie Wimbledon Library is the biggest tennis library in the world. It is located in this museum. It is available for visitors through the appointment. Different books including the other things are available here related to the tennis knowledge and information. Like videos, periodicals and DVDs.
Guided tours are available in the museum. They take visitors behind the views of the All England Lawn Tennis Club and enter into the museum. Audio guide tours are also available in eight different languages. These are English, German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, Mandarin, Brazilian, Russian and Croatian. The museum is open all year to the public except during The Championships week. At this week entry is possible for tournament ticket holders only.
Address: Church Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 5AE