Australian Racing Museum
National Sports Museum, MCG Yarra Park, Brunton Avenue, RICHMOND
Phone: 1300 139 407
The Champions Gallery is part of the National Sports Museum. It celebrates the exciting world of thoroughbred racing and its role in Australian cultural and sporting heritage. It showcases the amazing collections and displays of the Australian Racing Museum, whose previous home - at Melbourne’s Federation Square - closed its doors in November 2009.
The Australian Racing Museum also provides a library and research service along with collection access by appointment.
Features include: Carbine’s skeleton and animation; Phar Lap’s saddle and bridle; Bart Cummings’ 12 Melbourne Cups; the history of Race Day Fashion; A wide collection of Australia’s feature race trophies.