Conference facilities at the National Wool Museum

With heritage character and loads of features, the National Wool Museum is the perfect place to hold your conference, public presentation or business meeting.

The museum theatrette is available for hire and is very popular.


What's available:

  • up to:
    • 200 chairs
    • 15 tables (each 1800 millimetres x 750 millimetres)
  • dance floor (measures 4 metres x 4 metres = 16 square metres)
  • data projector/slide projector
  • electronic whiteboard
  • lectern
  • microphone
  • overhead projector
  • screen 2300 centimetres square (7 feet 6 inches by 7 feet 6 inches)
  • TV/video/video projector
  • urn

There is also a caterer's kitchen on-site including a large capacity chiller.  


Please note:

  • all fees are current for 2017-2018 financial year
  • all prices are GST inclusive.

Auction Room

Accommodates 30 people seated at tables; 50 people maximum theatre style (non tiered).

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Please note: the diagram below shows the Multifunction room on the left and the Auction room on the right. The rooms are available to hire together.

Auction room layout one Auction room layout two Auction room layout three Multifunction room

Auction and Multi-Function Room (combined)

Accommodates 150 people seated at tables; 210 people maximum theatre style (non tiered)

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Per hour  

Strachan Room (Theatrette)

Accommodates 50 people seated at tables; 120 people theatre style (tiered floor). Available for hire.

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Theatrette layout one Theatrette layout two Theatrette layout three


(for setting up/clearing away etc)

The Museum can set up and clean up after your function for a set rate of $50 (hourly rate).

Tea/coffee fee

An additional cost of $20 will be charged for tea/coffee set up and provision. $50 if over 20 pax.

Security and staff out of hours costs

All out of business hours functions (that is: between the hours of 5:00pm and 9:00am) require the presence of a Museum staff member or a Security Guard at a cost of $100 per hour or part thereof. This cost will be in addition to the room charges.

If Miacom Security is required, the cost is $300 for a minimum of 4 hours).

Need to know more...

Please contact the Booking Officer on 03 5272 4701 for enquiries or bookings.

Cancellation fees

If the hirer terminates the contract:

  • more than 30 days prior to the event, the hirer will be charged 25% of full venue hire
  • more than 14 days prior to the event, the hirer will be charged 75% of full venue hire
  • more than 24 hours prior to the event, the hirer will be charged 100% of the full venue hire

Page last updated: Tuesday, 12 January 2021