........"Tennis belongs to the individualistic past - a hero, or at most a pair of friends or lovers - against the World" - Jacques Barzun.
Yes! its nearly here the famous Wimbledon Tennis fortnight fever, lets get in the tennis mood & have the advantage (ahem!) & go this guided tour & their coffee cafe will be open this day, where we can have a lovely coffee & chat about our guided tour.
2pp org. fee. - £22 & £19 concessionary. + 1 half price.
This will be a Public Guided Tour of the Museum and Centre Courts, the Private tours dont start again until 13th July 2013.
Celebrate Wimbledon year-round at this multi award-winning Museum. With unique access to legendary players the Museum provides an intimate view of the living story of tennis through its artefacts, inter-actives and films, its amazing new 3D Cinema, the original Trophies, and a resident 'ghost' of John McEnroe. Touch screens, and audio-guides bring the collection to life.
Recent donations include outfits from Andy Murray from his Olympic victory, from the current Champions Roger Federer and Serena Williams, and from Jonathan Marray - the first British Champion in the Gentlemen's Doubles since 1936!
There are special exhibitions in the Museum Gallery which are frequently changed. The current exhibition is about tennis at the Olympic Games.
Included, outside of the tournament period, is CentreCourt360 in Centre Court itself with interactive galleries giving fun facts about the court, and a viewing platform with touch-screen interpretation.