The Hawks Museum

Revisit our history

Discover the captivating story of the Mighty Hawks at the Hawks Museum, showcasing the people who have propelled the Hawthorn Football Club to unparalleled success over the past 50 years. With 13 Premierships, 5 Brownlow medals, 8 Norm Smith medals, and a legacy that includes two of the game's greatest full forwards, our museum is a testament to our remarkable achievements.

Accredited by Museums Australia in 2013, the Hawks Museum proudly stands as the AFL's only accredited museum open to the public. Embark on a self-guided tour and delve into the rich history of our club, guided by our Museum expert staff or our Information Tablet that provides detailed explanations of the diverse exhibits and displays.

MAP Accredited Museum
The Hawks Museum

The foyer

Experience the legacy of the Hawthorn Football Club shaped by people, games, and experiences since 1925. After 32 years as the “easy beats,” they claimed their first Premiership in 1961 and went on to become one of the most successful teams in modern history, winning 12 more premierships. 

The Foundation is committed to preserving and honouring the past. Join us and immerse yourself in the history of the Hawthorn Football Club.

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 the 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.


Opening Hours:

    The Hawks Museum is open 3 days a week, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 9am - 4pm or by appointment.

    By appointment contact 03 9535 3075 or email


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

      Adult/Concession/Child - Coin donation placed in the Donation Football in front of the John Kennedy Snr cabinet.


      Bunjil Bagora, Waverley Park

      Stadium Circuit

      Mulgrave VIC 3170

      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.