Group of children running towards the camera. Old brick building in the background

Scienceworks Arena

Suggested events
Dinner, Cocktail, Family day
2 Booker Street

From January 2022, Melbourne Water are undertaking essential capital works that will affect public access to the Arena and Pumping Station at Scienceworks.

During this time, we are unable to take bookings for any new events held in these spaces. We look forward to hosting events in these spaces again on completion of the works currently scheduled for 2023.

Museum Spaces manages an array of venues across Museums Victoria and we would be delighted to connect you with these special places to host your perfect event. If you are planning an event during this time, please contact our Museum Spaces team who will gladly recommend an alternative venue to meet your needs.

Our Arena presents a unique opportunity to hire a massive oval for any number of uses – just let your imagination be your guide. Presided over by the shimmering glass Scienceworks building and its pavilion-style amphitheatre, it offers spectacular views over the top of the beautiful Pumping Station to the West Gate Bridge, Yarra River and Melbourne skyline. The sprawling, lush grass makes it a perfect warm weather spot for cocktail parties and family days, while sit-down banquet dinners al fresco can be sheltered by a marquee any time of the year.

Good to know

Three-phase power, AV & tech provisions, marquee availability.

Size and capacity

Space Banquet Cocktail Family Days
Scienceworks Arena
2700 m2
300 1000 2000 pax


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