The Old Museum

Type of space: Community Hall, Music Performance Venue, Music Rehearsal Space, Rehearsal Space, Performance venue, Dance Studio, Markets, Photography and Film Location, Sound Recording Studio, Theatre

    The Old Museum was built in 1891 for the Intercolonial Exposition (World Expo)

    It has been a space for performing arts. Spaces are available for workshops, rehearsals, launches, meetings, performances and conferences.

    Spaces range from :

    1. Concert hall foyer space
    2. Studios
    3. Studio Balcony
    4. Heritage Gardens
    5. Concert hall

    The Office is open Monday-Friday 9-3

    Pricing Terms

    Pricing starts at $44/hr - $75/hr for casual rehearsals

    Event pricing is done via email only

    Fire Wardens are required at all events

    Venue supplies all staff

    Weddings available

    In House Caterers for all events

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    Lease Conditions

    All hirers are required to have their own Public Liabililty Cover. This is a State Govt owned building.

    Parking Notes

    Street parking available

    Secure parking available at the RNA showgrounds $13

    This space is suitable for Arts and CraftDanceExhibitionsFashionFilmFilm LocationInstallationMeetingsMusic / SoundPerformancePhotographyPhotoshootsProject SpaceSingingSpoken WordWorkshopsWriting


    • Floor Dimensions 360.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height Very High (4m +)
    • Max. Capacity 300
    • Floorplan Download


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Bold signage

    • Disabled parking

    • Drop-off point

    • Entrance ramps

    • Flexible layout

    • Public transport

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Accessible stage door

    • Arriving / exiting ramp

    • Flexible environment in dressing room

    • Performer disabled toilet

    • Ramps on/off stage

    • Reachable door handles

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Suitable signage

    • Suitable telephone/communication