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Hatch Salon

This elegantly curved, two-storey venue is graced with a halo of suspended lights and a magnificent skylight. Oak-panelled walls complement the restored historic maple floor to provide an inviting and natural ambience. A dramatic floor-to-ceiling glass wall offers a stunning contemporary backdrop.

The Hatch Salon is the ideal venue for cocktail parties, receptions, dinners, meetings or conferences.


  • wedding ceremony: 220
  • reception (stand-up): 250
  • banquet  (round tables): 160
  • wedding banquet (round tables): 150
  • theatre: 220
  • classroom: 130
  • conference: please enquire

Capacities listed above are maximums and do not take into account additional set-up requirements such as head tables, dance floors and audio-visual equipment.


270 square metres (2,906 sq. ft.)

Special Features

  • built-in screen and projector (additional fees may apply)
  • simultaneous interpretation booth (equipment must be rented from an outside source)
  • Assistive Listening Devices for visitors with hearing loss
  • Wi-Fi Internet access

Rental Rate

From $3300

We offer discounts to not-for-profit and charitable organizations and to government departments.

Prices subject to change without notice.


During and outside of regular museum hours.

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