The Old Melbourne Gaol is a venue unlike any other. A heritage listed site that has had a long and complex history. The perfect venue for those looking to host an event in a truly unique space.
Opened on New Year’s Day 1845 the Old Melbourne Gaol is one of the last historic sites still in-tact from the 19th century - the original Gaol site occupied an entire city block. Bluestone foundations remain in the main hall and adjacent courtyard, preserving it’s distinctievly Melbourne roots.
Showtime Event Group now breathes new life into the beautiful Gaol grounds. Dinners, Corporate Events, Cocktail parties, Fashion Shows even Performance Pieces have taken place within the walls of the Gaol with Showtime. A CBD location and ease of access make the Gaol not just a unique choice for an event but a practical one also. The main Gaol hall can host 120 guests in sit-down banquet style or 350 cocktail style, with many more moving into the extended grounds.
The surrounding area to the Gaol includes the Former City Watch-House and Old Magistrates Court, both also available for events for those looking for a smaller venue but an equally historic atmosphere.
Leave guests in awe by having your event at the Old Melbourne Gaol.
Audio Visual Equipment
All required audio visual facilities can be organised on request.
Anniversaries, Balls, Birthdays, Christenings, Christmas Parties, Cocktail Parties, Concerts, Conferences, Conventions, Dinner Dances, Engagements, Exhibitions, Fashion Parades, Festivals, Functions, Incentives, Meetings, Parties, Performing Arts, Photographic Shoots, Presentations, Product Launches, Receptions, School Formals, Seminars, Special Occasions, Staged Events, Team Building, Themed Events, Trade Shows, Training, Visual Arts, Weddings, Workshops