Can I Visit The Wimbledon Tennis Grounds All Year Round?

The Wimbledon Championships may only last a fortnight but you can visit the Wimbledon Grounds all year round.  The AELTC’s museum, club shop and Wingfield Café remain open throughout the year.

Patrons visiting the Lawn Tennis Museum can explore the history of the the Club’s hallowed turf.  The museum offers rich insights into why Wimbledon is considered the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world.

The AELTC has suspended public tours of the grounds while refurbishment work is carried out to Centre Court for its 2022 Centenary Celebrations.

Although tours of the Grounds are currently suspended, the AELTC’s museum and café remain open.

Visiting The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum

As the largest tennis museum in the world, Wimbledon’s Lawn Tennis Museum showcases the history and traditions of the sport, and of the world’s oldest tennis tournament.

Featuring an extensive array of exhibitions, displays, and interactive games, visitors will be able to get up close and personal with some of the most historic relics from the Championships, including tennis rackets, trophies and even the first tennis ball ever used at the Championships.

The museum also features several interactive displays, including a 3D room that makes you feel like you’re standing on Centre Court, as well as a cinema that takes you back through the history of The Championships.

The museum tour takes around 2.5 hours, and you’ll get to see a some fascinating memorabilia including:

  • Tennis memorabilia from the 1500s
  • Andy Murray’s 2012 Olympics outfit
  • The Ladies’ and Men’s Wimbledon winners trophies
  • Even Bjorn Borg’s old shoe!

Wimbledon Tennis Museum and Shop opening hours

The Lawn Tennis Museum and Wimbledon Shop are open between 10am and 5pm, Thursday to Sunday, with last admittance at 4:30pm. Both and are also open during Championships week.

The museum is accessible for disabled visitors and visitors must reserve their tickets ahead of their visit via Wimbledon’s online booking portal.

Wimbledon Tennis Museum Ticket prices

  • £13 for adults
  • £11 for concessions (includes senior citizens and students)
  • £8 for children aged between 5-16
  • FREE for children under 5

Public Tour of Wimbledon’s Grounds

While the public tours are not currently open, they should resume prior to the 2022 Tournament. The tour is one of the highlights of a visit to Wimbledon, with fans able to gain behind the scenes access to the All England Club’s most exclusive areas.

Your visit will include a tour of:

  • Centre Court
  • Court One
  • BBC Press and Television Areas
  • player interview areas
  • the Aorangi Terrace
  • the Players’ Entrance

When attending the tour, patrons must abide by the conditions of entry which apply to all visitors, all year round. For more advice on Wimbledon’s conditions of entry and when the Tour will reopen, visit our FAQs here.

The Wingfield Café

After your visit to the Museum, why not call in for refreshments at the recently opened Wingfield café? The café is open throughout the year.

The Wingfield Café serves a selection of cakes, pastries, salads, and sandwiches and a full range of hot and cold beverages.

In line with the Museum, the café is open daily from 10am-5pm. Hot food is served between 11am and 3pm and the café is located opposite the main entrance to the Museum and Shop.

Click here to view the Wingfield café menu.