State Library Victoria was established in 1854 and is Australia’s oldest public library. Today it’s one of Melbourne’s most distinctive landmarks.  A cultural institution; on sunny days many Melbournians and visitors are found enjoying the Library’s grounds. This truly iconic venue is an impressive institution for your next event with over twelve different and striking venue options unlike any other in Melbourne.

Boasting magnificent 19th-century heritage galleries, spacious venues and dedicated Conference Centre, the State Library and food&desire are proud to partner to deliver unique experiential events.

In the heart of Melbourne city State Library Victoria is one of our most distinctive landmark venues. The impressive cultural spaces include 19th-century heritage galleries are a variety of spacious wedding spaces for exclusive hire. Spaces include Experimedia, Courtyard, Cowen Gallery, Keith Murdoch Gallery, La Trobe Reading Room, Queen’s Hall and Red Rotunda.


Courtyard: Cocktail 350
Courtyard : Seated dinner 200
Courtyard : Theatre style 250
Cowen Gallery : Cocktail 346
Cowen Gallery : Seated dinner 220
Cowen Gallery : Theatre style 120
Cowen Gallery available Friday to Sunday from 6pm
Experimedia : Cocktail 350
Experimedia : Seated dinner 150
Experimedia : Theatre style 200
Keith Murdoch Gallery : Cocktail 300
Keith Murdoch Gallery : Seated dinner 70
Keith Murdoch Gallery : Theatre 100
*Keith Murdoch Gallery available until the 31 May 2016
La Trobe Reading Room : Cocktail 520
La Trobe Reading Room available Friday to Sunday from 6pm
Queen's Hall : Cocktail 400
Queen's Hall : Seated dinner 220
Queen's Hall : Theatre style 150
Red Rotunda : Cocktail 90
Red Rotunda : Seated dinner 60
Red Rotunda : Theatre style 70
Village Roadshow Theatrette : Theatre style 200


328 Swanston Street
Melbourne 3000

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