Our Museums are temporarily closed until further notice.

VENUE HIRE
& EVENTS

Museums Bathurst offers a number of venues for private or corporate hire. From formal receptions, seated dinners, product launches or birthday parties, host your event in the unique setting of one of our social spaces.

Contact the events team here to discuss your next function and event.

THEATRE COCKTAIL DINING U-SHAPE BOARDROOM KIDS PARTY COST
4 hours
ADDITIONAL
PER PERSON
ENTRY
STAFF
PER STAFF
PER HR
Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum
Museum Galleries
60
150
40
-
10
-
$500
$2
$65
THEATRE COCKTAIL DINING U-SHAPE BOARDROOM KIDS PARTY COST
4 hours
ADDITIONAL
PER PERSON
ENTRY
STAFF
PER STAFF
PER HR
National Motor Racing Museum
Museum Gallery Dinner (after hours)
-
-
100
-
-
-
$750
$2
$65
Museum Gallery Cocktail Function (after hours)
200
250
-
-
-
-
$550
$2
$65
Meeting Room Full Day
40
-
30
20
20
-
$320
Meeting Room Half Day
40
-
30
20
20
-
$190
THEATRE COCKTAIL DINING U-SHAPE BOARDROOM KIDS PARTY COST
4 hours
ADDITIONAL
PER PERSON
ENTRY
STAFF
PER STAFF
PER HR
Chifley Home
Education Centre (after hours)
30
40
40
20
20
-
$320
$5 for tour
$65
THEATRE COCKTAIL DINING U-SHAPE BOARDROOM KIDS PARTY COST
4 hours
ADDITIONAL
PER PERSON
ENTRY
STAFF
PER STAFF
PER HR
Bathurst Rail Museum
Public Gallery (after hours)
80
100
80
-
-
-
$600
$2
$65
Library
30
15
15
15
15
20
$75 per hour
Courtyard
-
250
150
-
-
-
POA
Carriage (per hour-after hours)
-
30
25
-
25
20
$100 per hour
$65 AH
Carriage Childrens Parties
-
-
-
-
-
10
$300 2hours
Children Space (after hours)
-
-
-
-
-
30
$350 3hours
$2
$65 #
Layout Gallery * (in addition to other venue hire)
-
-
-
-
-
-
$100
65 ^^

* for 4 hours including cleaning. Additional: staff time @ $65/hour and museum entry @ $2 p/p
^ Staff per staff member. Please note that the amount charged for staff time will be adjusted for public holidays
# 2 staff required
^^ in addition to other museum venue hire

Museum Gallery

No visit to Mount Panorama is complete without a stop at the National Motor Racing Museum, right beside the track at Murray’s Corner. Why not include a visit or evening function into your next conference itinerary. 

 

The museum plays host to a wide range of functions outside museum opening hoursFormal dinners, cocktail parties, corporate events, launches are welcome within the museum. A catering kitchen is available to assist with any necessary catering. Outside contract catering for any function is most welcome and can be organised on request.  The Museum also features a meeting room available during museum opening hours providing seating for 50, or will cater for 30 boardroom style. 

 

Galleries

For a spectacular and unique business event, cocktail night, trade launch or even a unique wedding ceremony, add an evening of wine and dinosaurs at the Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum to your Bathurst itinerary. The  heritage 1876 Public School building in the heart of Bathurst the Museum is fitted out with stunningly beautiful exhibitions with a T.rex looming overhead, it will be an event they will never forget.

 

The museum can host a range of functions outside museum opening hours; Intimate formal dinners, cocktail parties, corporate events, launches are welcome. A kitchenette is available to assist with any necessary catering. Outside contract catering for any function is most welcome and can be organised on request. 


Children Parties

All Aboard the Party Express!

There are a range of options to have a children’s party at the Bathurst Rail Museum.

  1. Exclusive after hours access to Kids Central –  Hire the Party room or Carriage after hours to set up a private party. BYO your own catering then explore the rest of the museum including Kids Central.
  2. Hire a party room or the historic train carriage during Museum operating hours BYO catering to and explore the Museum and play in Kids Central.  Please note that parties held whilst the Museum is open do not have exclusive access to Kids Central.

Booking are essential and all parties must have adult supervision. Food can only be consumed in the party room, train carriage or outside the Museum.

Contact the Museum to discuss your party.

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