Are you one of the world’s 987 748 288 (rough estimate) football fans? Or maybe rugby, cricket, or even tennis, is more your thing? Whatever the game, London is definitely the place to be for sports enthusiasts, whether you’re an actual athlete or an armchair player.If you just can’t fathom the idea of visiting another art museum or
If you can’t fathom the idea of visiting another art museum, if you’ve already placed your bets, or if it’s just too early for a pint, these famous London sports attractions aim to please and won’t disappoint the sports lover in you.
London Sports Attractions
Wembley Stadium tour
Follow in the footsteps of legendary players as you walk in the Players Tunnel and listen to the behind-the-scenes stories of England’s World Cup victory in 1966 or FC Barcelona’s UEFA Champion’s League triumph in 2011 at the world-famous Wembley Stadium in North London.
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
Is tennis your cup of tea? If so, a visit to Wimbledon is mandatory. Home to the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, this South London town has been welcoming the crème de la crème of tennis players since 1877; its museum is one of the most extensive on the topic of tennis and features invaluable memorabilia like 400-year old artefacts. Technology serves this museum quite well, with a 200-degree screen which is currently showing a film about the science of tennis and an interactive viewing platform of the Centre Court.
Marylebone Cricket Club Museum and Lord’s Tour
Go behind the scenes of the Lord’s Cricket Ground in London’s Marylebone, home of English cricket and also the world’s oldest sporting museum. It is said to house the world’s finest collection of cricket memorabilia, including the cricket kits of famed players like Victor Trumper, Jack Hobbs, Don Bradman, and W. G. Grace.
Arsenal & Chelsea FC museums
Football fans will be pleased in London, home to some of the most acclaimed football clubs in the world. If you’re an Arsenal fan, head to the Emirates Stadium, but if Chelsea FC has your heart, go to Stamford Bridge; either way, you’ll get exclusive access to areas normally reserved for officials like the players tunnel, the changing rooms, and the Directors Box.