With its stunning architecture and location, the National Museum of Australia is an ideal venue for weddings, corporate events, gala balls, lakeside dining and cocktail functions.
The Museum is a memorable and versatile setting for any occasion. Grand indoor and outdoor spaces, sweeping decks and expansive windows provide mountain, lake and city views, in the place where Australia's stories come alive.
About our venues
Broadbean Catering is the Museum’s exclusive caterer, with a reputation for delicious food and outstanding service. Broadbean sources local produce, with menus designed to match the season.
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Includes information about venue sizes, capacities and hire rates as well catering packages, audio and staging, cleaning, security, private tours and gallery viewings.
Venue details and rates
|Gandel Atrium||Bay Window||Peninsula Room||Museum Cafe||Visions Theatre|
|Full day (8.30am – 4.30pm)||–||–||$850||–||$1620|
(8am – 12pm or 1pm – 5pm)
|Evening (6.30pm – 11.30pm)||$1650||$950||$1500||$1500||$1620|
Audio, staging and lighting
Our inhouse technicians will work with you to create an audiovisual package to meet your needs. A price for this component will be provided in your written quote.
Some events may require additional cleaning services. A price for cleaning will be provided in your written quote.
Corporate gifts to complement a special event or occasion can be pre-purchased from Australian-made gifts and an exclusive range of National Museum products at the Museum Shop. After-hours access to the Shop for your guests can be arranged by request.
Private tours and gallery viewings
Your guests can discover treasured, surprising and inspirational objects and stories from Australia’s history on a private tour or an exclusive gallery and exhibition viewing. Tours can be conducted in a variety of languages and tailored to impress your guests. Please contact us to discuss your needs.
Events held outside business hours may require one or more security guards and high-risk events may require a higher ratio of guards to guests. This is at the Museum’s discretion. A price for security will be provided in your written quote.