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Prices State Library Victoria

  • What is the min wedding price per person?


  • What is the max wedding price per person?


Capacity State Library Victoria

  • What is the min guest requirement for a ceremony?


  • What is the max guest capacity for a ceremony?


  • What is the min guest requirement for a reception?


  • What is the max guest capacity for a reception?


Features State Library Victoria

  • What is the type of venue?

    Banquet Hall Weddings
  • What style is your venue?

  • What kind of scenery is your venue set in?

    Inner City
  • What kind of reception types does the venue offer?

  • Which types of catering options do you offer?

    In-house catering
  • What kind of services, facilities and amenities do you offer?

    AV system, Dance Floor, Parking, Wedding Planner / Coordinator, Lighting, Decoration

Cuisine State Library Victoria

  • What kind of bar service does your venue provide?

    Specialty Beer

Time Restrictions State Library Victoria

  • How many hours can the event last?


  • Event Time Extensions
  • At what time should the music end?


State Library Victoria Frequently Asked Questions

  • How much does a wedding cost in State Library Victoria?

    State Library Victoria minimum wedding prices range from $120-$150 per person and maximum wedding prices range from $200-$250 per person.

  • What is the guest capacity of State Library Victoria?

    State Library Victoria has a maximum capacity of 500-750 people for a dinner wedding and a maximum capacity of 300-400 people for a cocktail wedding.

  • What kind of services and facilities are offered in State Library Victoria?

    State Library Victoria provides events such as lighting, wedding planner / coordinator, decoration, parking, av system and dance floor.

  • What kind of events does the State Library Victoria carry out?

    Apart from weddings, State Library Victoria provides services such as reception, ceremony and engagement party.

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About State Library Victoria

State Library Victoria is located in Swanston Street in Melbourne City, which is 10 minutes from central. It is considered one of the most iconic public libraries and world-class heritage-listed wedding venues in Australia due to its history. Besides, that space boasts elegant halls, Corinthian columns, galleries and reading rooms. The spaces here can host conferences, memorable weddings, workshops, etc. State Library Victoria wedding venue is preferred more by couples who want a rich historic venue that depicts the rich Australian heritage.

Facilities and Capacity

There are five event spaces for all sizes of weddings that you will find at State Library Victoria wedding venue indoors:

● The Ian Potter Queen's Hall has ample natural light with a capacity for 200 seated gusts and 500 guests for a cocktail. It is the most ancient venue launched in 1856 as a reading room. It is fitted with a refurbished 19th-century interior décor and skylights for natural light. You will make a grand entry to this venue using the marble staircase.

● The Isabella Fraser Room can accommodate 156 seated guests and 220 guests for a cocktail event. It is a contemporary space that was recently launched. It features large windows that stream adequate natural light, white ceilings, and parquetry floors. Its unique feature is the separate entry through La Trobe Street.

● La Trobe, which is a reading room, can fit up to 520 guests for a cocktail setting. The room can fit 60 seated guests and 90 guests for a cocktail. It is suitable for large-scale events. The room was refurbished in 2013, and it currently features Queensland oak timber desks, antique chairs, a soaring octagonal dome, and a grand dais. The glass-panelled skylights allow natural light to the room.

● North Rotunda Room can host 60 guests for a seated event and 90 guests for cocktails. It is the fourth event space that has retained most of the ancient features at this venue. The room has parquetry floors with a modern palette twist.

● The Cowen Gallery can host 220 guests for a seated event and 350 guests for cocktails. It has the most dramatic lighting system. It is suitable for more formal weddings, and it has a display of more than 40 art-pieces for unique State Library Victoria wedding photos. It has incredibly high ceilings with flexible floor space and parquetry flooring.


● An award-winning wedding coordination and planning team will be available to you and be responsible for all arrangements that will lead to a successful wedding day.
● A wide range of wedding packages are provided, and the wedding planner can customize a wedding package for your budget.
● An integrated state of the art audiovisual systems and equipment will be made available at the ceremony and reception areas.
● There is in-house catering, but there is no 3rd party catering.
● Event time is 6.00 hours. If there are additional hours, they will be charged per hour.
● Music must be ended before 1:00 AM.
● Onsite parking is available for your guests.

State Library wedding prices are competitive, given that you choose to create your package based on the budget you have. Reach out to today if you want to request pricing at this historic public library.

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