Looking for something completely different for your nuptials? Melbourne offers many quirky and different spaces to host a wedding of any size. Your relationship with your husband-to-be is not comparable with anyone else’s, so if you prefer not to follow the standard reception formula, branch out and try something a little more original.
A Steampunk enthusiasts dream come true, Melbourne’s Scienceworks is home to the historic pumping station, including engine room, coal bunker and boiler house. The heritage listed building which houses two restored boilers and four steam engines, last running in 1947, can be transformed for a unique cocktail party, sit-down lunch, dinneror a truly memorable Wedding Ceremony and Reception. Melbourne’s Planetarium may also be your choice or space for your event or Wedding, discovering the universe and watch the night sky unfold under the stars.
2 BOOKER ST, SPOTSWOOD
03 9270 5051
Within one of Melbourne's finest 19th Century buildings, Old Customs House, the Immigration Museum offers a stately elegance combined with cultural rich surroundings and changing exhibitions. Featuring the grand foyer with ceremonial staircase, glass atrium, Tribute Garden, Courtyard and elegant long room, cocktail events and Wedding celebrations are favoured as the spaces are so elegant and contemporary in feel.
400 FLINDERS ST, MELBOURNE
03 9270 5051
MCCLELLAND SCULPTURE PARK AND GALLERY
Imagine liaising with guests surrounded by native gumtrees, an enchanting lake and some of the world’s greatest sculptures. Set in 16 hectares of bush and landscaped gardens on the Mornington Peninsula, the McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park presents an inspiring range of changing exhibitions. The outdoor sculpture collection showcases over 70 works by prominent Australian sculptors.
390 MCCLEL ND DRIVE, NGWARRIN
03 9789 1671, 0402 080 973
A wedding on water, have you considered having your wedding on a boat? More than 80 feet of European luxury, the Pearl provides Melbourne with an elegant, intimate and glamorous cocktail wedding setting. Refurbished in 2011 by renowned design company, Hecker Guthrie, Pearl is a contemporary and stylish motor yacht, unlike any other Melbourne venue.
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