Queensland Museum

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Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, 4101, Australia

Queensland Museum Events

The iconic Queensland Museum, nestled in the heart of South Bank, aims to connect guests with Brisbane’s rich history, scientific achievement, and cultural diversity. Home to an array of spectacular function spaces, this modern venue is perfect for hosting corporate functions, private parties, and unique wedding receptions in the centre of Brisbane.

With floor-to-ceiling glass and striking contemporary architecture, the Queensland Museum lends its vibrant atmosphere to any event and can be styled beautifully to suit your vision. Host a seated banquet feast in the spectacular Whale Mall or keep things casual with a cocktail soiree on the elevated Muse Terrace, overlooking the Brisbane CBD.

Whether you’re planning a large-scale conference, intimate cocktail party or a unique wedding reception, the dedicated events team at Queensland Museum will ensure everything runs smoothly, ensuring a seamless and stress-free event experience. The museum partners exclusively with The Fresh Collective to offer exceptional food and beverage menus with plenty of options.


Highlights of Queensland Museum Events:

  • An array of versatile, modern function spaces to choose from
  • Stunning contemporary architecture and fascinating exhibits
  • Experienced events team to assist with planning
  • Bespoke event menus by The Fresh Collective 
  • Unrivalled location in the heart of Brisbane’s South Bank
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standing Up to 900 Standing
dining Up to 350 Dining


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A

Spaces At This Venue

Muse Terrace

This elevated space adjoins the Muse Space and features stunning views over the city, offering an under-cover and airy private location for dinner functions, cocktail parties, product launches, corporate lunches, and breakfasts.

Queensland Museum Whale Hall

Whale Mall

The museum's magnificent Whale Mall offers an ethereal atmosphere, perfect for impressive large-scale dinners and social gatherings. The whales suspended overhead paired with their echoes provides a truly immersive experience for all.

Queensland Museum Private Events Brisbane Main Foyer Party

Main Foyer

This spacious area filled with Queensland’s most iconic objects is perfect for large banquet-style events and parties.


The location of Queensland Museum

Nearby hotels:

  • Emporium Hotel South Bank
  • Rydges South Bank Brisbane
  • W Brisbane

Attractions nearby:

  • Queensland Art Gallery
  • South Bank Parklands
  • The Wheel of Brisbane

Venue Testimonials

The food and service were excellent at the Queensland Museum. The Fresh Collective was the easiest and most professional to deal with.

Michael M ·

The museum can be hired for special events and functions, weddings, intimate cocktail parties or corporate dinners - how amazing is that! Exhibitions are constantly changing, so you never get bored, but they do keep their regular favourites too.

Megan F ·

Loved the planets photos. We had a staff function here at the Queensland Museum, and it felt really cool.

Anton A ·

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Frequently Asked Questions

Capacity limits at Queensland Museum vary depending on your desired event space. The spacious Whale Mall can accommodate up to 350 seated guests, while the modern Muse Space can accommodate 200 standing guests for cocktail-style functions. 

Yes, Queensland Museum’s versatile function spaces accommodate all types of corporate functions. 

  • Emporium Hotel South Bank
  • Rydges South Bank Brisbane
  • W Brisbane

Yes. A public car park is located directly below the museum and costs $17 per entry/per day.

Queensland Museum partners exclusively with The Fresh Collective to offer delicious, fresh produce-focused menus paired with personalised beverage packages.

Ciara Coghill

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Ciara brings a refreshingly calm mindset to planning events of all sizes and styles. She's well-versed in the best local spots and will help guide you through your options in an efficient and friendly manner.

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