Cocktail party options

Looking for an inspiring location for your next cocktail party? Sydney Living Museums offers a range of sophisticated event spaces in unique and historic venues.
You can host from 40 to 1200 guests at one of our celebrated properties in the heart of Sydney's CBD, or a few minutes out of the city at Elizabeth Bay or Vaucluse.

Choose from award-winning contemporary spaces or classical heritage ambience, indoor or outdoor with dazzling views, small and intimate or grand – Sydney’s living history never fails to impress.

Each of our venues has a rich story and is packed with character and personality. Our fully integrated service includes a dedicated Venue Services Coordinator, premium menus designed by our exclusive hospitality partners, and an in-house audiovisual team. The specialists at Sydney Living Museums deliver truly outstanding events.


Recommended capacities

The Mint Cocktails
Sandstone Courtyard and Bar 150
The Gold Melting Room 100
The Gold Melting Room, Courtyard and Bar 250
Macquarie Balcony 100
No.10 Bistro 100
Hyde Park Barracks Museum
Barracks Courtyard with marquee 1200
Greenway Gallery 100
Elizabeth Bay House
Hall and Saloon 100
The Cellar 50

The Mint

10 Macquarie Street, Sydney


Eat & Drink

We offer an exciting range of premium menus created by our on-site hospitality partners at each venue. Please contact our Venue Services Coordinator to discuss your food and beverage requirements:

T +61 2 8239 2288


Venue Services

Venue Services team

A dedicated member of our Venue Services team at Sydney Living Museums will work closely with you to ensure a successful and memorable event for your guests.


Sydney Living Museums provides a full in-house audiovisual service; please contact our Venue Services Coordinator to discuss your requirements.


Sydney Living Museums are proud to offer 100% accredited GreenPower® across all event spaces. If you would like more information on minimising your event’s carbon footprint, please contact our Venue Services Coordinator.

Event suppliers

We are happy to assist you with any additional services for your event – please contact our Venue Services Coordinator for recommended suppliers.

Make the most of these unique venues

Give your guests a fascinating behind-the-scenes perspective on the history of your chosen historic venue with a specialised curator-led tour. Please speak to our Venue Services team for more information.

Complimentary WiFi

WiFi is provided for guests attending events at Sydney Living Museums’ venues.