Australian Museum

(1 review)
1 William Street, Sydney, New South Wales  View Map
Business Hours
By Appointment - 7 days a week
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Australian Museum offers couples the unique opportunity to exchange vows in a venue steeped in history. Whether you host among the Dinosaurs or celebrate surrounded by the creatures of the deep, there's something magical for every event.

A unique and magical venue for a wedding that is truly memorable and distinctly different.

A Sydney icon, Australia’s first Museum offers a collection of enchanting venues that can be seamlessly accommodated and tailored to suit your needs.

Combined with a superior level of personal and professional service, the Australian Museum is the perfect venue to host an unforgettable wedding and turn your dreams into reality.

Located in the Sydney CBD and with over six unique spaces, the Australian Museum offers a memorable event to suit every style and budget. The Westpac Long Gallery offers a stunning setting of two hundred Australian treasures which creates the perfect background for a kings table.

For that glamorous romance, wonder at the grandeur of the Wild Planet with its majestic, ornate colonial style ceilings; infamous hanging whale; and masterfully crafted marble staircase.

For that element of surprise, captivate your guests in the land of Dinosaurs. For a touch of contemporary elegance, enjoy the Terrace with its sweeping views of the city skyline leading to St Mary's Cathedral and glimpses of the harbour.

Supported by a professional events team, your very own dedicated wedding planner will be there to guide you at every step of the way, from planning all the finer details to ensuring your dreams become a reality on the big day.

Celebrate your wedding in style and luxurious grace. For further details on a wedding that is truly magical in a venue that is distinctly different, the Australian Museum welcomes you

Wedding Brochure

View all of our features and complete package inclusions in our PDF wedding brochure.

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Venue Features

Reception guests

Min 50 / Max 600

Price per head

Low $125 / High $ 175



Time restrictions

4:00 PM

In-house catering


Event time included

5.00 hours

Additional hours

$10 Per Head

Music must end by

12:00 AM

Questions and Answers

Do you run outdoor ceremonies?

Australian Museum

Yes, we have 3 out door spaces, an open lawn, under a tree or on the terrace. The terrace can hold ceremonies at either end. Se essentially giving the happy couple the choice of 4 spaces.

How many people can your venue accommodate?

Australian Museum

Sit down  120 with room for band and dance floor 150 without band and dance floor  Cocktail 200 We can open up and allow spill out onto the terrace Outside on the lawn   200 banquet  250-280 cocktail  Terrace 60 banquet 100 cocktail 

Do you have a wet weather contingency plan?

Australian Museum

Yes, we can move inside.

Do you have noise restrictions?

Australian Museum

After 10pm live music has to come inside and all doors need to be closed.

Do you allow pets at Olleyville?

Australian Museum

Yes, we are pet friendly. Dogs are allowed on the Terrace but not in the restaurant unless they are service dogs.


5 Apr 2019

The Australian Museum was an amazing place to get married. It was quirky and different, which was exactly what we were after, but also elegant and classy. We didn't need too many decorations because the museum displays we used (Wild Planet and The Long Gallery) were stunning enough without adding to them - we just used table centrepieces. Our food was also spectacular, as were the wines. The feedback we keep getting is that our wedding was the most memorable, spectacular and fun that many of our guests had ever attended. The only point for improvement I could give is that we did have several changes of wedding coordinator, for various reasons. If we could have had one coordinator throughout I would have said the experience was perfect! Both myself and my groom would definitely recommend getting married at the Australian Museum!


1 William Street, Sydney, New South Wales

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