Weddings at The State Library Victoria

Weddings at The State Library Victoria, a stunning venue with so much history!

Read about The State Library as a Wedding Venue from Mr Theodore 

ISABELLA FRASER ROOM

328 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000

The freshest venue in Melbourne is the purpose-built Isabella Fraser room. With clean lines and blank canvas feel, this gorgeous space is only limited to your imagination.

Boasting enormous windows running the length of the room, grand high ceiling, and modern ornate finishings, the Isabella Fraser is the understated elegance you have been waiting for!

Capacity for 150 people seated with a dancefloor.

Weddings in The Ian Potter Queen's Hall

THE IAN POTTER QUEEN’S HALL

328 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000

Opening in Spring 2019, the Ian Potter Queen’s Hall is Melbourne’s newest high-end destination, oozing luxury and decadence! Evoking the sophistication, grandeur and old–world glamour of the historic setting, contrasting with state-of-the-art AV and mod-con’s IPQH is the most sought after space for the ultimate opulent affair.

The current reconstruction will include restoring the iconic marble staircase entry, uncovering the original feature glass skylights, flooding the room with natural light and emphasising the incredible high ceilings, charming timber floorboards, and compliment with a clean, fresh and modern colour palette.

So following in the footsteps of Ms Bradshaw “…the classic Melbourne landmark that housed all the great love stories” is awaiting it’s next urban fairy-tale.

Capacity for 250 people seated with a dancefloor.

COWEN GALLERY

328 Swanston St, Melbourne

This elegant long gallery is styled with an historical colour scheme and adorned with various Victorian era artworks. Located adjacent to the Redmond Barry Reading Room and the grand La Trobe Reading Room, it sits poised as a discerning mid-point within the library’s spaces and collections. Large wooden doors and detailed architraves lend to the fine craftsmanship that remains from the original home of the National Gallery of Victoria. Suited to decadent dinners or lavish cocktail events within the historical surrounds of the library.

Capacity for 220 seated

Weddings in Cowen Gallery
Weddings in North Rotunda

NORTH ROTUNDA

328 Swanston St, Melbourne

A sophisticated and intimate dinner space amongst historical artworks. The North Rotunda, previously known as the Red Rotunda has recently undergone a complete facelift, restored to a classical and clean colour scheme, adorned with 19th century oil paintings. The perfect setting for couples looking for smaller seated or cocktail celebrations while maintaining an air of old-world charm. The Rotunda is adjacent to the Cowen Gallery and the famous Victoria Gallery creating an ambience within this classic space.

Capacity for 60 seated

LA TROBE READING ROOM

328 Swanston St, Melbourne

Welcome to one of the most awe-inspiring and sophisticated spaces in Victoria. Over 100 years old, The La Trobe Reading Room is centrally located within the State Library and allows natural light to flood through the original dome, almost 35 meters above. Step into this magnificent space and instantly feel the grandeur, with three levels built around the octagonal floor, symmetrically designed with original hardwood furniture and balconies lined with vintage literature. The La Trobe Reading Room is one of the most iconic and beloved architectural marvels that Australia has to offer.

It is an outstanding historical destination for your wedding celebration and is the perfect space for couples looking for that incredible wow-factor.

Capacity for 500 guests cocktail

Weddings in The La Trobe Reading Room