Your special day deserves a special venue. We can transform our spaces into something spectacular and unique, whether you want it indoors, outdoors, or both.


Hold your ceremony on the grand staircase with light streaming in from the stained-glass window; enjoy a dinner setting in the Main Foyer overlooking North Terrace; or dine with the animals in the World Mammals Gallery.


The Armoury courtyard and lawns offer a rare private garden setting in the cultural hub of Adelaide. Have your ceremony in front of the beautiful heritage-listed Armoury building. Take photos against the sandstone façade, pitch a pavilion on the back lawns, light up the front lawns with chandeliers and whatever you do, don't forget to include our purpose-built dance floor.

COVID-19 restrictions

The Museum has the ability to hold wedding ceremonies and receptions in accordance with COVID-19 density requirements and current guidelines. The current Public Activity Requirements for South Australia holds that we can accommodate three people per four square metres across each venue space, with a maximum of 200 guests permitted at your wedding. The Event organiser is required to provide contact tracing details of guests attending, and guests are required to QR check in on arrival . The Museum will retain a record of this information and may be asked to produce these details at the request of an authorised officer in the future.  

Our events team is ready to help you make your dreams come true. To find out more or make an appointment to view our event spaces, please get in touch via


“The Armoury Lawns at the Museum was the perfect venue for our wedding reception. The venue is picture-perfect, with the quiet feel of a rustic winery, situated in the heart of Adelaide. The location was convenient for guests who traveled from near and far for our special day.” 
— Kate and Ben Birch

“To the South Australian Museum family, please accept our sincere thanks for helping to make our wedding celebrations so spectacular. The setting was delightful. So many guests commented on the staircase being the perfect backdrop for the ceremony and the main foyer a unique and eye-catching venue for the reception. Our wedding day was everything we could have hoped for and so much more.”
— Amanda & David Battams

“Thank you so much for making our wedding reception perfect.”
— Amelia Charlton & Alistair Gough


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