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New Zealand Cricket Museum

Established in 1987, the New Zealand Cricket Museum is located at Wellington's iconic Basin Reserve.

Highlighting that there's more to cricket than Tests and tea breaks, exhibits show the game's development since its early-1800s introduction into New Zealand summers. Highlights include one of the world's oldest bats and gear used by NZ legends like Bert Sutcliffe, Trish McKelvey, Sir Richard Hadlee, Maia Lewis and Stephen Fleming.

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Contact Details
Postal address iconPO Box 578, Wellington
Telephone number icon64 4 385 6602
Web address iconhttp://www.NZCricketMuseum.co.nz
Email address iconcricket@experiencewellington.org.nz
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Visitor Information
Physical address iconMuseum Stand, Basin Reserve, Wellington, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconOpen all match days at the Basin Reserve, and by arrangement at all other times. Email cricket@experiencewellington.org.nz to arrange a visit.
Charges iconEntry by donation.

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Papers: India to New Zealand, cancelled 1936-37 tour ; Sir Arthur Sims; AT Donnelly; KS Duleepsinhji; New Zealand Cricket Council; 1936; 2016.26.6Scorebook: New Zealand Cricket Council, 1899-1935; George G Bussey & Co., New Zealand Cricket Council; 1899; 01/296Manuscript: Getting Wickets by Clarrie Grimmett; Clarrie Grimmett; c1930; 2016.9.1Itinerary: Marylebone Cricket Club in New Zealand, 1929-30; New Zealand Cricket Council, Christchurch Press Co. Ltd; 1929; 2016.12.4Itinerary: Marylebone Cricket Club in New Zealand, 1922-23; New Zealand Cricket Council, W & T Ltd; 1922; 2016.12.5
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Pro: An English Tragedy; Bruce Hamilton, Love & Malcomson Ltd, Pocket Books (GB) Ltd; 1950; 2015.9.80Book: The Rothman's Guide to Cricket, 1963; Auckland Cricket Association; 1963; 2015.19.205Book: Cricket Companions; The Story of the 1949 New Zealand Tour; Alan W.Mitchell; 1950; 2015.9.120Book: In Our Backyard; the New Zealand Story; ICC Cricket World Cup 2015; 2015; 2016.27.1
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Photo: New Zealand Women's cricket team, 1938; Crown Studios; 1938; 2014.10.1Photo: Wellington Women's cricket team, 1936; Crown Studios; 1936; 2014.10.2Photo: Sir Richard Hadlee bowling sequence, 13 March 2011; Mike Lewis; 2011; 2016.19.6Postcard: Unidentified Wellington Cricket Team, 1922; Zak Studios; 1922; 2016.8.11Photo: Auckland Women's 2nd XI, 1984-85; Vernon Clark Photography; 1984; 2016.22.1

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