Royal Exhibition Building


The World Heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building is located in Carlton Gardens, opposite the Melbourne Museum. It is conveniently located, adjoining Melbourne’s CBD, and is a short walk from Parliament Train Station.

The World Heritage listed building enjoys an unrivalled history of serving Australia’s international exhibition and event industry for over 125 years. The venue features 11,000sqm of premium interior floor space split over two levels, catering to over 3,000 cocktail or 2000 banquet

Whether it is a gala dinner, fashion show, product launch, cocktail reception, trade show, expo, or anything in between – The Royal Exhibition Building has the facilities and flexibility to guarantee every guest has an unforgettable experience. The Royal Exhibition Building also has the versatility of hosting indoor/outdoor events.

Event Services

Lights, music, styling, catering … everyone approaches events in their own way. From weddings and cocktail parties to meetings and conferences, we know that events come to life in the details.

Restaurant Associates and Museum Spaces are here to provide flexible support — whether that means custom AV, a specialised approach to layout, or an after-dark colour-wash projected onto the Royal Exhibition Building. Restaurant Associates can consult directly with you to create tailored food and drink concepts


Up to 3000


9 Nicholson Street
Carlton VIC 3053


03 8341 7400