Queensland Museum

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Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, 4101, Australia

Queensland Museum Social Events & Parties

For private party venues in Brisbane, the Queensland Museum has it all. With floor-to-ceiling glass, stunning views of Brisbane CBD, striking architectural designs, and an array of fascinating exhibitions, your guests won’t be disappointed. This iconic Brisbane landmark offers a truly unique setting for milestone birthday celebrations, engagement parties, and anniversaries.

In partnership with award-winning caterers, The Fresh Collective, Queensland Museum offers meticulously crafted menu options tailored to your event style, including bespoke beverage packages. Pair the museum’s lively atmosphere with top-quality food and drinks, and you’ve got yourself an incredible social event venue in the heart of Brisbane.


Highlights of Queensland Museum Events & Parties:

  • Flexible, immersive function spaces
  • Conveniently located in the heart of Brisbane’s South Bank
  • Professional and knowledgeable events team 
  • Impressive menu options from The Fresh Collective
  • Spectacular views of Brisbane CBD
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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. 

  • 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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