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Old Melbourne Gaol


Why you'll love Old Melbourne Gaol

  • Melbourne's most unusual and spectacular event venue.
  • Cluedo experience and a range of entertainment options available
  • Great filming and photography location.

Let the evocative backdrop stir your senses (and the catering team will stir the food). The Old Melbourne Gaol's recent recognition as winner of the National Tourism Award for Best Cultural and Historical site cements its reputation as one of the most sought-after event spaces in Melbourne. The Old Melbourne Gaol is ideal for cocktail events, wedding ceremonies and receptions, team building sessions, and private and corporate events. Authentic artefacts add unique ambiance and you can choose from a variety of cameo performers to suit the mood of your function.

Old Melbourne Gaol Function Rooms

The Alumni Courtyard

The Alumni Courtyard

Surrounded by the still-standing original walls from what was the precinct, this courtyard serves as a large space to be used in conjunction with its surrounding spaces. The courtyard is one of the few open-air and large spaces available in...

350
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The Former City Watch House

The Former City Watch House

This used to operate as Melbourne’s central custody centre or ‘holding place’ for people arrested and awaiting trial. For almost a century, every person arrested in Melbourne was lodged in this venue opposite the Russell Street Police Stat...

80
150
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Old Melbourne Gaol

Old Melbourne Gaol

Engrained into Melbourne’s rich history, this incredible space offers multiple options for the ultimate glam or grunge vibe. Dress the venue up with chandeliers and candles, or play on the rawness of the blue stone building. Perfect for t...

120
250
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Frequently Asked Questions

Amenities & Extras

Food & Beverage

Bar Tab
Coffee / Tea
Filtered Water
Inhouse Catering

AV Equipment

Microphone
Projector
Speakers
Stage
TV

Basic Amenities

Accessible
Air Con
Dance Floor
External Music
Flip Chart
Furniture Hire
Lighting
Natural light
Parking
Receptionist
Restroom
Security
Whiteboard
WiFi