The Hawks Museum


The home of the Mighty Hawks, the Hawks Museum tells the story of the people that have made the Hawthorn Football Club the most successful club in the last 50 years, 13 Premierships, 5 Brownlow medals, 8 Norm Smith medals and arguably the two best full forwards in the history of the game.

The Hawks Museum gained accreditation with Museums Australia in 2013. At present, Hawthorn has the only accredited museum in the AFL that is open to the public. The Hawks Museum gained accreditation with Museums Australia in 2013. You can enjoy a self-guided tour of the Museum with our Information Tablet providing in-depth explanations of the various exhibits and displays.


There are three areas for visitors to experience:

The Foyer

See the magnificent lifelike portraits of Club Legends; John Kennedy Snr and Leigh Matthews, Graham Arthur, Michael Tuck, Peter Hudson, David Parkin, Jason Dunstall and Peter Knights by leading sports artists, Jamie Cooper and Dave Thomas.

The Hawks Museum

The Club Chronology

The Premiership and Trophy Cabinets

The largest Guernsey collection in the AFL

Hear Kennedy Snr and Allan Jeans’ pre-game addresses to their teams.

The Team photos and our Best & Fairest Award winners photos

The old rubdown table in the Trainers’ display

Watch game day highlights in the Supporters’ area

Plus many more Brown & Gold stories

The Stairway of Memories

Relive memories of Glenferrie, Princes Park and Waverley with memorabilia and Honour Boards from our former home grounds, the Social Club, the Trainers’ and the Past Players’ Rooms.

Admission and Location

By appointment contact 03 9535 3075 or email


Glenferrie Gold and Friends of the Hawks Museum are free (please wear current badge)

Adult - $2.00, Concession/Child - $1 (tickets available at HawksNest)


Ricoh Centre,Waverley Park

Stadium Circuit

Mount Waverley

If visiting by public transport

Catch Pakenham, Cranbourne or Dandenong train from Flinders Street to Huntingdale Station, bus stop across road from station, catch the orange Smart Bus 900 and ask for the Waverley Park stop. You will see Waverley from bus stop.