Spaces for hire

Venue

Event Type

Capacity

Dinner function set-up

Ground Floor

The ground floor of the Royal Exhibition Building is immediately impressive. No matter which triumphal portico you enter, as soon as you look up you’ll be struck by the breathtaking ceilings.

Royal Exhibition Building
Chairs and tables set-up in the Bunjilaka gallery

Birrarung

This large, flexible space within Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, dedicated to Victoria’s Indigenous peoples, is named for the Boon Wurrung and Woi Wurrung word for the Yarra River.

Melbourne Museum
Dining tables set up in the foyer of Melbourne Museum

Main Foyer and Walk

Melbourne Museum is celebrated for its striking architecture, on full display in our Main Foyer and Walk.

Melbourne Museum
Cocktail function set-up

Melbourne Gallery

The Melbourne Story is an immersive display of some of the most fascinating elements of what makes Melbourne marvellous. What a talking point for a corporate dinner or cocktail party!

Melbourne Museum

Mind and Body Gallery

Mind and Body Gallery provides a really different and memorable option for a dinner or cocktail party.

Melbourne Museum
View from above of people looking at dinosaur skeletons

Science and Life Gallery

Both entrances to the Science and Life Gallery create a sense of wonder. From the massive blue whale skeleton in the Main Foyer and Walk to the theatrical display of transformation in the Evolution Gallery, there is definitely something to spark curiosity in your guests.

Melbourne Museum
Coloured lights projected in the Te Pasifika Gallery

Te Pasifika Gallery

Te Pasifika Gallery is light and bright filled space with remarkable objects that celebrate the traditions of Pacific Island life.

Melbourne Museum
Long tables with black table clothes and bright floral table decorations

Treetops

Floor-to-ceiling glass envelops our magical Treetops space, allowing beautiful views over historic Carlton Gardens.

Melbourne Museum
Atrium set-up for a cocktail function

Atrium

Our Atrium is a beautiful glass conservatory at the rear of Old Customs House, connecting the main building to the Courtyard.

Immigration Museum
Green stools at a table with pink flowers

Courtyard

Our sun-drenched Courtyard, a tranquil haven in the middle of the CBD.

Immigration Museum
Large room checked floor

Grand Foyer

The Grand Foyer is on the first floor and is accessible by an elegant, ornate staircase, creating a wonderful sense of anticipation on arrival at your event.

Immigration Museum
Group of people at a function

Long Room

Our Long Room is inspiring in its size. Originally a thriving hub of trade activity, it has remained an important commercial location for over one hundred years.

Immigration Museum
Round tables set for a dinner function

Pumping Station

We are always excited to welcome guests to the heritage-listed Pumping Station – its impressive industrial architecture and unique history always makes for a memorable occasion.

Scienceworks
People viewing a show in the planetarium

Melbourne Planetarium

Melbourne Planetarium is an extraordinary space. Sit back beneath a horizontal dome 16 metres high and see the night sky revealed like never before!

Scienceworks
People gather at function.

End of Year Offer

It's not too late to organise an end of year celebration that your guests will remember forever at one of our incredible venues – Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks and Immigration Museum.