Outdoor dining setting in sandstone courtyard with lawn and tree.

Dining options

Dinner, The Mint Courtyard. Photo © Sydney Living Museums

Sydney Living Museums’ distinctive collection of outstanding venues offers the perfect combination of fine dining, culture and history.
Our versatile, one-of-a-kind venues in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, or a few minutes out of the city at Elizabeth Bay and Vaucluse, are well appointed with built-in ambience, superb menu options and wine lists, and modern technology.


With a choice of award-winning contemporary spaces or classical heritage style, we can accommodate lunches and dinners for 20 to 120 guests, and up to 350 guests under a marquee. 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.

Whether you are hosting a formal and fashionable gala or an intimate and elegant dinner, the specialists at Sydney Living Museums will ensure your event is exceptional.


Recommended capacities

The Mint Dining
Gold Melting Room 100
Macquarie Balcony 40
Museum of Sydney
Governor Phillip Hall 120
Viewing Cube 20
Nawi Room 100
Justice & Police Museum Dining
Water Police Court 100
Summons Courtroom 40
Police Court
Elizabeth Bay House
Hall and Saloon 40
Dining Room 24
The Cellar 20
Vaucluse House
Little Drawing Room 20
Estate at Vaucluse House 120


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:



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.


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.

Contact us

Get in touch

Venue Sales Coordinator
Sydney Living Museums Venues
The Mint, 10 Macquarie Street
Sydney, NSW 2000


Please note, inquiries will be responded to within 24 hours between business hours Monday-Friday.

Event Enquiries

Please complete our Enquiry Form and our friendly team will get back to you.