Planning a wedding? The State Library – one of Melbourne's landmark buildings – offers five distinctive spaces for weddings ranging from 50 to 520 guests. From the intimacy of our portrait galleries to the splendour of our grand heritage rooms, the breathtaking spaces of the Library will give your wedding an incomparable ambience.

Whether seeking a venue for your ceremony, reception, photography or hen’s event, we can tailor the perfect option to create the ultimate wedding experience.

Venues available include:
•    Red Rotunda
•    Queen’s Hall
•    La Trobe Reading Room
•    Cowen Gallery


We have packages available for ceremonies, cocktail receptions and full banquets that include venue, furniture and settings, sound systems and access to Library spaces for photography. Download our brochure at the bottom of this page for full details and pricing.

Unique event experiences

Planning a hen’s do? An elegant high tea of champagne and sweet and savoury treats in the ornate surrounds of the Red Rotunda is a sophisticated option.


We work with our catering partner to make sure your day is exactly as you imagine. Together we can tailor the perfect menu for your event.

More information

For inquiries, contact our expert wedding coordinators at or on 8664 7293.