Whether you are into football, cricket, or tennis, London city has something to offer for both Londoners and tourists. Most of the major sporting venues in the city will offer you behind-the-scene tours so you can take the same steps that players take, and get the same gung-ho feel as players do. Below are top four stadiums in London, which will place you right in the midst of all the action and fun.
Arsenal FC Stadium
You can get a Legends tour guided by ex-players such as Lee Dixon or may take an audio tour with behind-the-scenes tales from wingers Robin van Persie and Jack Wilshere to go with a pre-match speech from Arsène Wenger. In both, you will see the change room, the players’ tunnel, the press box, and the official dugout of Arsenal FC. The Emirates is known across the world as the home ground of Arsenal FC managed by Arsène Wenger.
Chelsea FC Museum
Chelsea’s high-tech museum is one of the largest football museums in London with interactive gadgets, games, and videos to entertain and inform you. The museum also has an official memorabilia collection collected across the club’s 107-year long history. In fact, you can visit the Chelsea FC museum on its own when you are on private walking tours of London or as part of the behind-the-scenes tour at Stamford Bridge.
Marylebone Cricket Club Museum and Lord’s
The Urn draws thousands of visitors each year say Marylebone Cricket Club, even though the Ashes trophy is quite small. You can learn about cricket memorabilia including the sparrow which got bowled out by Jehangir Khan in 1936 and an exclusive exhibit on W.G. Grace, the batsman known for verbal exchanges. Besides, you can visit the honors board of the Lord’s ground when on London walking tours and learn the new laws of cricket as recommended by MCC.
The Home of Wimbledon Tennis
The home of Wimbledon is iconic in London just like the Flushing Meadows in the US. The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum offer tourists a 3D cinema by John McEnroe on a hologram, which gives a glimpse on how tennis is being played. You can even handle the racket, take pictures and hold the Wimbledon Trophy in the official museum of All England Tennis Club when on private walking tours of London.