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State Library of Victoria Weddings

State Library Victoria  Weddings

At a Glance


  • An architecturally and internally beautiful building, pillars of stone, natural light, hard wood floors, marble and much more are to be found.

  • Centuries of history within its various rooms and corridors, feel the life that has come through its doors.

  • A central site, in the heart of the city, there is simply no better location for a couple or their guests to reach.

  • Completely redeveloped, keeping its stunning history but brought into the vision of today, retaining powerful character that is seldom seen.


  • Ian Potter Queens Hall up to 300 people seated

  • Isabella Fraser room up to 150 people seated


State Library Victoria Weddings


 The Ian Potter Queen’s Hall is one of Melbourne’s most beautiful 19th-century interiors, evoking the splendour of marvellous Melbourne. Opening in Spring 2019 current redevelopment works include uncovering the original skylights flooding the room with natural light, revealing the 1860 decorative paint scheme.

Ian Potter Queens Hall will transform into a special wedding event space, taking full advantage of its historic setting. Dedicated suite of banquet furniture, integrated AV and adjacent finishing kitchen will cement The Ian Potter Queen’s Hall as “Melbourne’s premier event space” In addition to package pricing, a venue hire and additional AV cost will incur.

Capacity for 250 people seated with a dancefloor.



The freshest wedding venue in Melbourne is the purpose built Isabella Fraser Room. Named after the State Library’s first female staff member, this heritage gallery space is the definition of clean and classic. Along with tight lines and a blank canvas feel, this gorgeous space is only limited to your imagination.

For an evening of cultural immersion, you can host arrival drinks and canapés in many of the unique spaces available at the State Library Victoria.

Previously closed to the public the space boasts enormous windows running the length of the room, a grand high-ceiling and modern ornate finishing’s, the Isabella Fraser is the understated elegance you have been waiting for!

Capacity for 150 people seated with a dancefloor.


Give us a call now and let's discuss your wedding plans or get your obligation free quote today and we'll get in touch with you within 24 hrs!

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328 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC

State Library of Victoria Weddings

The State Library Victoria is an impeccable wedding venue; the various spaces are steeped in history and have been beautifully developed since its initial creation in 1854. The Library is currently undergoing an $88million redevelopment of its events areas, opening gradually, completed in July 2019. Each venue will be state of the art, with the best lighting, audio/visual and restoration available. Both classic and contemporary the Library simply has every aspect covered when it comes to your wedding day.

328 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC

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