Spaces for hire

Event Type



Touring Hall and Foyer

The Touring Hall at Melbourne Museum has hosted some of the world’s finest large-scale exhibitions, so you are only limited by your imagination!

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Main Foyer and Walk

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

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Chairs and tables set-up in the Bunjilaka gallery


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.

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Treetops, Melbourne Museum


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

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North Terrace, Melbourne Museum

North Terrace

North Terrace is a unique outdoor space surrounded by different natural environments.

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Museum Theatre

Our Museum Theatre is a brilliant contemporary venue space, purpose-built with a large stage, two screen options and engineered sound system.

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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!

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Kalaya Wedding Ceremony, Melbourne Museum


Kalaya, a Wamba Wamba word meaning to ask questions, is an activities area, and performance space.

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Science and Life Gallery, Melbourne Museum

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.

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Two girls holding hands walking on stepping stones

Children's Gallery

The Children’s Gallery is a fantastic space for all sorts of events – we’re thinking book launches, start-of-school celebrations, family days and much more!

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Room with a lectern and boardroom style table and chairs setup

Seminar Room

An intimate venue ideal for small seminars, workshops, presentations and meetings.

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Museum Plaza

Melbourne Museum Plaza

Museum Plaza most often used as public event space or for outdoor exhibitions, this immense area is an exciting platform for any number of events – the possibilities are endless!

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