From the intimacy of our portrait galleries to the splendour of our grand heritage venues, the State Library's breathtaking architectural spaces will give your wedding an incomparable ambience, hosted in one of Melbourne's most historically significant landmark buildings.

Whether you're seeking an intimate or spacious venue for your wedding ceremony, reception or photography, we can tailor the perfect option to create a magical experience.

Your dedicated wedding coordinator will work with you from start to finish, making sure everything runs smoothly. Together with our catering partner, food&desire, we will work with you to design your reception menu of delectable seasonal dishes and diverse selection of beverages.

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

Any questions? Contact our venue hire team at or 03 8664 7291.

For more information on our incredible spaces and unforgettable experiences, download our weddings ebrochure (pdf, 3.92 MB).

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