Description

Old Parliament House is home to the Museum of Australian Democracy. Old Parliament House is one of Australia’s most loved buildings.

The venue’s historic and heritage significance, as well as its beautiful architecture, makes it a popular venue for conferences, small meetings, promotional events, cocktail parties, formals, dinners and weddings, among other event...

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Old Parliament House is home to the Museum of Australian Democracy. Old Parliament House is one of Australia’s most loved buildings.

The venue’s historic and heritage significance, as well as its beautiful architecture, makes it a popular venue for conferences, small meetings, promotional events, cocktail parties, formals, dinners and weddings, among other event types. The innovative exhibitions, tours and public programs that challenge and inspire. There are also special activities and spaces for children to explore. Finish your visit in one of our two beautiful cafés.

With the capacity to seat up to 500 guests, there are several spaces suitable for your next event, each with their own special character and charm. As one of Australia’s most cherished and important buildings, Old Parliament House is a great venue for conferences, events, formals, dinners and weddings. The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House helps people to understand Australia’s social and political history by interpreting the past and present and exploring the future.

Decades of politics and passion echo through the corridors of the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, making it one of Australia’s most memorable heritage attractions. Visitors can experience an atmosphere steeped in history, revisit dramatic events and enjoy the 1920s architecture and fine design. The museum offers an exciting program of exhibitions and engaging activities which explain how the building, its spaces and objects connect us with Australian democracy.

Iconic architecture combining stylish original features and a relaxed modern ambience. For groups of 10 to 40 people, book our private dining room for a special dining experience that will make any occasion a night to remember. Why not book out the original art deco Members Bar.

Features & Facilities

Facilities

Air Conditioning .glyphicons-heat
Audio Visual Equipments .glyphicons-projector
Business Centre .glyphicons-briefcase
Ceremony On Site .glyphicons-ring
Disability Access .glyphicons-person-wheelchair
Free Parking .glyphicons-car
Internet Access .glyphicons-globe
Wifi Access .glyphicons-wifi
Outdoor Area .glyphicons-tree-deciduous
Parking Available .glyphicons-cars
Open 24 Hours .glyphicons-clock

Event Guidelines

Birthday Party Milestones .glyphicons-ban
Underaged Birthday Parties .glyphicons-ban
Underage Events .glyphicons-ban
Third Party AV Companies .glyphicons-ban
Alcoholic Events .glyphicons-ban
BYO Food/Drink .glyphicons-ban
DIY Theming .glyphicons-ban
21st/18th Parties .glyphicons-ban
Outside Catering .glyphicons-ban

Event Rooms

Full Members Dining Room

Min 10 people, Max 500 people

Members Dining Room 1

Min 10 people, Max 140 people

Members Dining Room 2

Min 10 people, Max 240 people

Members Bar

Min 10 people, Max 65 people

Secretariat

Min 10 people, Max 30 people

The Terrace

Min 10 people, Max 80 people

Senate Chamber

Min 10 people, Max 106 people

Kings Hall

Min 10 people, Max 500 people

Senate Courtyard

Min 10 people, Max 440 people

Members Dining Room 3

Min 10 people, Max 120 people

Pumpkin Room

Min 10 people, Max 40 people

Private Dining Room 1 Little Half

Min 10 people, Max 40 people

Private Dining Room 1

Min 10 people, Max 130 people

Private Dining Room 2

Min 10 people, Max 95 people

Hoi Polloi

Min 10 people, Max 150 people

Terrace Cafe

Min 10 people, Max 60 people

Prime Ministers Cabinet Room

Min 10 people, Max 32 people

House Of Representatives Chamber

Min 10 people, Max 128 people

House Of Representatives Courtyard

Min 10 people, Max 440 people

Event Room Layouts

Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Full Members Dining Room
350
150
-
240
55
400
500
-
Members Dining Room 1
130
30
40
64
40
80
140
50
Members Dining Room 2
230
80
50
150
50
180
240
55
Members Bar
30
12
20
16
20
20
65
-
Secretariat
20
6
10
8
10
10
30
12
The Terrace
-
-
-
-
34
-
80
-
Senate Chamber
106
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Kings Hall
200
70
80
168
80
210
500
160
Senate Courtyard
200
-
-
-
-
160
440
-
Members Dining Room 3
110
20
30
56
30
70
120
40
Pumpkin Room
-
-
-
-
12
-
40
-
Private Dining Room 1 Little Half
30
12
15
16
15
20
40
20
Private Dining Room 1
100
30
25
48
25
80
130
30
Private Dining Room 2
70
25
45
48
45
60
95
48
Hoi Polloi
70
20
25
40
40
50
150
24
Terrace Cafe
50
14
34
24
40
40
60
38
Prime Ministers Cabinet Room
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
32
House Of Representatives Chamber
128
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
House Of Representatives Courtyard
200
-
-
-
-
160
440
-
Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Full Members Dining Room
350
150
-
240
55
400
500
-
Members Dining Room 1
130
30
40
64
40
80
140
50
Members Dining Room 2
230
80
50
150
50
180
240
55
Members Bar
30
12
20
16
20
20
65
-
Secretariat
20
6
10
8
10
10
30
12
The Terrace
-
-
-
-
34
-
80
-
Senate Chamber
106
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Kings Hall
200
70
80
168
80
210
500
160
Senate Courtyard
200
-
-
-
-
160
440
-
Members Dining Room 3
110
20
30
56
30
70
120
40
Pumpkin Room
-
-
-
-
12
-
40
-
Private Dining Room 1 Little Half
30
12
15
16
15
20
40
20
Private Dining Room 1
100
30
25
48
25
80
130
30
Private Dining Room 2
70
25
45
48
45
60
95
48
Hoi Polloi
70
20
25
40
40
50
150
24
Terrace Cafe
50
14
34
24
40
40
60
38
Prime Ministers Cabinet Room
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
32
House Of Representatives Chamber
128
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
House Of Representatives Courtyard
200
-
-
-
-
160
440
-