Venue Hire

Your next function at the Chinese Museum

The historic atmosphere of the Museum's turn-of-the-century building is an ideal setting for a meeting, seminar, exhibition, launch or community function with special character. The Museum has one of the largest private function spaces in Chinatown where people can sit down to a Chinese meal and various other multi-purpose spaces.

A tour of the Museum or Chinatown can be added to the room hire as an extra highlight to your event! Chinese cultural performances are available upon request, including a live Chinese musical performance, lion dancing and calligraphy performance.

Catering The Museum can provide catering.
Access All levels are fully accessible to wheelchair users, via lift or ramp access. There is also stair access.
Toilets Toilets are on Level 1. There is an adapted toilet for wheelchair


Dragon Gallery

The Dragon Gallery

Home to some of the world's oldest and longest Chinese dragons, the ambient space is perfect for functions and events. Situated on the ground floor of the museum, you're able to combine this intimate gallery (61 m2) with the general ticket lobby (67 m2).

Level 1 Gallery Image

Temporary Exhibition Space

Located on Level 1 of the museum, this space is best for your next exhibition, function, or event.

Floor Area: 126m2  (12.50m x 10.10m)
Capacity: 80 seated at 8 tables
Standing: 120
Lighting: Spot lighting / florescent light
Flooring: Carpet

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The Han Gallery

In conjunction with our major exhibition, Han Dynasty: Life Everlasting, you can host your next function or event here amongst ancient Han artefacts and objects. This large gallery space is available from July 1 and subject to availability.

Floor Area: 76 m(7.50m x 10.10m)
Lighting: Spot lighting / florescent light
Flooring: Bamboo