Museum Theatre Museum Theatre
Melbourne Gallery Melbourne Gallery
Birrarung Birrarung
Touring Hall Touring Hall
Main Foyer & Walk Main Foyer & Walk
Main Foyer & Walk Main Foyer & Walk
Barramundi Barramundi
Birrarung Birrarung
Live Exhibits! Live Exhibits!
Melbourne Museum Melbourne Museum
Touring Hall Touring Hall
North Terrace North Terrace
Melbourne Museum Melbourne Museum
Phar Lap - Melbourne Museum Phar Lap - Melbourne Museum
Scallops Scallops
Treetops Walk Treetops Walk
Treetops Treetops
Touring Hall Touring Hall

What we do best

Melbourne Museum is an iconic, postmodern building sitting opposite the stately Royal Exhibition Building in the centre of Carlton Gardens. From the soaring Main Foyer, to the inspiring purpose-built Treetops, we have 15 bespoke spaces to let your imagination take the lead!

Features include:
• 15 exceptional spaces to host intimate or large scale events from cocktail receptions to dinners, product launches to conferences, family days and workshops
• Eight main galleries, and temporary exhibition spaces including Dinosaur Walk and Melbourne Gallery
• Flexible spaces for pre event drinks, registration, breakout areas and smaller workshops
• Nearby trains and trams, plus the 900-bay onsite carpark always make for a stress-free event


  • 15 bespoke event spaces from light-filled atriums to dedicated meeting hubs for 20 - 2,000 guests
  • Eight galleries including Melbourne Gallery showcasing our most popular exhibit; Phar Lap
  • Located on the edge of the CBD in the centre of Carlton Gardens

What we can accomodate

Banquet 190
Cocktail 500
Theatre 160
Cabaret 130
Boardroom -
Banquet 650
Cocktail 1000
Theatre 800
Cabaret 440
Boardroom -
Banquet -
Cocktail -
Theatre 214
Cabaret -
Boardroom -
Banquet 650
Cocktail 2000
Theatre 600
Cabaret 480
Boardroom -
Banquet 200
Cocktail 450
Theatre -
Cabaret 150
Boardroom -
Banquet 100
Cocktail 180
Theatre 100
Cabaret 80
Boardroom -
Banquet 150
Cocktail 350
Theatre 150
Cabaret 70
Boardroom -
Banquet 50
Cocktail 300
Theatre 50
Cabaret 30
Boardroom -
Banquet 40
Cocktail 80
Theatre -
Cabaret -
Boardroom -
Banquet 150
Cocktail 300
Theatre 70
Cabaret -
Boardroom -

Need A Room To Sleep?

Accommodation is within a short drive of our venue. Please contact us for our recommendations.

Who's in the Kitchen

Our resident caterer is dedicated to creating the best menus for your event.
  • Restaurant Associates


Bug Lab Exhibition: Corporate Hospitality Packages

Bug Lab Exhibition: Corporate Hospitality Packages

Deal Ends: Sunday 15 October 2017

Behold the marvels of the invertebrate world as giant bugs take over Melbourne Museum!

Inspired by the secret life of bugs and their genius ways, Bug Lab: Little Bugs, Super Powers immerses audiences of all ages in a journey to zoom in on the world beneath your feet!

Restaurant Associates in conjunction with Melbourne Museum are excited to offer corporate hospitality packages including:

 • Exclusive access to Bug Lab exhibition for up to 90 minutes

• Cocktail menu, drinks selection & service staff for the event

• Exclusive venue hire of the Museum Lounge, Main Foyer or Birrarung

Touring Hall Exclusively Available

Touring Hall Exclusively Available

Deal Ends: Sunday 10 December 2017

The Touring Hall hosts some of the world’s finest large-scale exhibitions, so we are well-equipped to think big in this space! The soaring ceiling is high enough to incorporate aerial performances or installations and the options for creative theming and lighting offer an amazing blank canvas for your event to really make an impact.

Supported by its dedicated entry foyer and connected to the Courtyard, there is plenty of space for a large number of guests to comfortably enter and enjoy the space, or hold different stages of your events in the various zones. Take pre-dinner drinks in the Foyer, then move through into the Touring Hall for a big party, award ceremony, corporate dinner or product launch.

Available for events between:

Monday 13 November 2017 – Sunday 10 December 2017

We are happy to discuss other dates and see what works with our travelling exhibition schedule.
Deal Ends:Sunday 10 December 2017

Treetops Special Offer

Treetops Special Offer

Deal Ends: Saturday 29 July 2017

Let your imagination take the lead! 

Treetops is an inspiring space, purpose-built for events featuring an abundance of natural light and beautiful views over historic Carlton Gardens. 


Book your full day conference or meeting by 30 June 2017 to receive your choice of:

- A complimentary upgrade from a cold to a hot buffet lunch 


- A complimentary 30 minute post-conference drinks package

*Terms and condition apply.

Contact our events team for more information:

T: 03 8341 7400


Reviews from our clients and guests Write a Review

    1 Reviews

    Hana & Myles Wedding

    I just wanted to say a big thank you to you and all your staff who made our day so wonderful! The service from all the wait staff on the day was superb, they were so helpful and did a great job with any requests that came their way. All our guests were so impressed with the food - they are still talking about how delicious it was. The venue is so beautiful, I am so happy we could hold it there and I will definitely be telling all our friends to hold their events at Treetops! And a big thank you to you for all your help with the organising - Myles and I are both so appreciative for all you did for us! Thank you again and all the best!

    April, 2017
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