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What have the Hawks been up to since the 2016 season?

2:26pm  Oct 24, 2016

Pick 88: better late than never shares how the Hawks will fair entering the NAB AFL Draft with pick 88.

12:58pm  Oct 24, 2016

Season Review: Josh Gibson

It was another excellent season for Josh Gibson, who equaled a club record and kicked his first goal as Hawk.

10:45am  Oct 24, 2016

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Season Review: Luke Hodge

1:00pm  Oct 25, 2016

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9:49am  Oct 25, 2016

Season Review: Cyril Rioli

3:00am  Oct 25, 2016

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, 4 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.

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 and Jason Dunstall 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.

Hours, Admission, Location

Hawks Museum Hours
Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm
Saturday – Closed
Sundays – Closed
Or by appointment

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.


Friends of the Hawks Museum

Hawks fans interested to learn more about the Friends of the Hawks Museum and support the continuing growth of the museum  - join up and have the pleasure of wearing the unique Hawks Museum badge and gaining unlimited access.

Download the 2016 Friends of the Hawks Museum membership form(.pdf)

The Hawks Museum is seeking the support from the wider Hawthorn community to help with the further development of the Club Collection at Waverley.

The collection has grown enormously since Hawks Forever first began in 1992. The search continues for guernseys, trophies, club publications, photographs, membership tickets and medallions, in short, anything brown & gold that will help us tell the Hawthorn story all the better.

Waverley Park Tours

For information please ring the Hawks Museum on 9535 3075.


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Neil Ferguson – He who wore number 17

Neil Ferguson was one of a number of former players who actively supported the endeavours of the museum.

9:00am Sep 14, 2016


Hawks History – A Revised Website

The Hawks Museum received an unexpected email recently thanks to the newly refurbished History pages on the Club website.

9:00am Aug 24, 2016

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The Galahs - A footy journey. A sporting odyssey.

The Galahs is the story of a group of Victorian AFL (VFL) stars in 1967, jetting off to challenge the All-Ireland Gaelic football champions, County Meath, at their own game.

10:04am Aug 16, 2016


The Unexpected Visitor

You never know whom the next visitor may be. One such surprise recently was when 97-year-old Dulcie Baines arrived at the Hawks Museum.

2:30pm Aug 11, 2016


The Glenferrie Gold honour the first Hawks team to play a final on the MCG

The Life Patrons of the Hawks Museum recently held their 8th annual function at Waverley on July 13, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Hawks’ first team to play a final on the MCG.

5:00pm Jul 21, 2016