The Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame

Bowral, NSW: Home of Sir Donald Bradman

The Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame brings cricket to life with interactive touch screens, displays featuring original and match used equipment, five huge video screens which place cricket in the context of world history, and six galleries exploring different aspects of the game.

The Bradman Oval

The Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame is set in the beautiful surrounds of Bradman Oval, and includes the Bradman café and store. The museum reflects the attributes Sir Donald Bradman brought to the game: courage, honour, integrity, humility and determination.

The Bradman Gallery

Sir Donald Bradman is the only Australian to receive a knighthood for services to cricket. His Test batting average of 99.94 is nearly twice that of the next highest score. Find out more about the man behind the bat, and discover the life and accomplishments of “The Don”.

The Game of Cricket

New to cricket? Your first stop in the Bradman Museum and International Cricket Hall of Fame will get you acquainted with the basics of the game. Interactive exhibits explain the basics of the game, fielding positions, batting strokes, bowling techniques and more.

The World of Cricket

At any moment of the day there is a game of cricket being played somewhere in the world. A large projected map shows current games and interactive kiosks allow visitors to explore their favourite team.

The Science of Cricket

How does a bowler cut the ball off the wicket? How hard is it to hit a six? What effect does fast bowling have on leg bones? These questions and more are answered in this section dedicated to the physics of the game.

The Spectators

England’s Barmy Army, Australia’s Fanatics, New Zealand’s Beige Brigade… enthusiastic spectators create the wonderful atmosphere at cricket matches. Find out why the game is so important to them.

Cricket & The Media

From radio broadcasts with sound effects, through to high-definition live telecasts, the way cricket is delivered to the public has changed significantly through the decades, and the game has changed accordingly.

Greats of the Game

Using memorabilia, photos, statistics and on-demand audio and visual footage, you can review the best players of all time, from all eras.

The Bradman Library

Comprised of 2,500+ titles the library is devoted to cricket history in Australia, Club & Association histories, the games global spread, player biographies, match play, statistics, anthology, coaching, cricket art and photography and all books pertaining to Sir Donald Bradman.

Portrait, Sir Donald Bradman, Sir Ivor Hele, 1949, From the collection of: Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame
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