BT Murrayfield Stadium tours

BT Murrayfield Stadium is one of the great sporting stadia of the world, the largest sports venue in Scotland and witness to many thrilling international rugby matches, from its inaugural match in 1925 which saw Scotland go on to achieve their first Grand Slam to a historic win against Australia in 2009.

Murrayfield Stadium during the 2013 RBS 6 Nations

 

Guided Tour

Our experienced guides will take you through the decades of Scottish Rugby with tales from the first international rugby match in 1871 to the exciting installation of BT Murrayfield’s first Hybrid pitch this year.

Highlights of the Guided Tour include:

  • Television Studio used by BBC for Scotland games
  • Bill McLaren Press Suite, where a collection of photos of the famous commentator over the years is displayed, including a copy of his last match notes
  • Hospitality Suites, beautiful suites that welcome the guests of the stadium from aroundthe world either for international matches or conferences
  • Royal Box occupied by the Patron, Princess Anne, when she visits
  • Scotland Changing Room where it is possible to learn about the match day preparations and routines of international rugby players
  • Team tunnel and Pitchside, where visitors will have the great opportunity to walk through the team tunnel and step on to one of the RBS Six Nations' official pitches

Please note: Due to events at the stadium, particularly International matches, the full tour route is subject to availability.

December Tours

Through December guided tours at BT Murrayfield will run normally except for December 25 and 26 when the stadium will be closed due to the Christmas Holidays.

Visitor Comments

“Absolutely fantastic, thoroughly enjoyable, I would love to come & see the stadium in all its glory on match day.” Duncan Cathie, Near Warrington, 16/08/2014

“Fantastic tour, beautiful stadium, first class tour guide!” Damien Clark, Essex 17/09/2014

"The tour was informative instructive and thoroughly enjoyable. As a result, I will see the magnificent stadium in a different way." Ian Dewar OBE 8/10/2014

"Lively commentary and anecdotes as we were shepherded around the inisde of the stadium." Leslie Hannaford, Pentland Probus Club, 14/11/2014

 

Book a guided tour

Tours are available from Monday to Saturday at a set time of 11:00am. A guided tour lasts 1.5 hours and is subject to availability. 

The Scottish Rugby Store has recently reopened after its refurbishment and tours will once again start at the shop. At this time payment in person for the tour can only be made at the Scottish Rugby Ticket Centre which is open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. If you arrive for a Saturday tour please note that cash only payment is currently accepted at the Store. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. 

We advise that visitors book their Guided Tour in advance as there are limited spaces on each tour and this is the only way to guarantee a place for your chosen tour.

For available dates & to book your tour, call the Scottish Rugby Ticket Centre on 0131 346 5160 (lines open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm) or email stadium.tours@sru.org.uk. If you are a wheelchair user or require assistance, please let us know when you book the tour.

Adults: £6
Under 18s, students and senior citizens: £3  
Maximum group size: we recommend one tour guide per 25-30 people. Larger groups can be accommodated subject to guide availability.
Private tours: tours can be made up of a number of individual bookings. If you would like a private guided tour, please mention this when you book.

Free Walking Tour 

You can walk round the stadium any day of the week, from 9am-5pm.

Storyboards in key locations explain the stadium’s history. You can take photos inside the stadium and visit the shop for a souvenir of your visit.

Please note: restrictions will be in place during international match weeks.