Corporate Events at The Australian National Maritime Museum

Date Posted: 12/08/2016 10:21:10 AM
Posted By: Laissez-faire Catering

Your Next Corporate Event: The Australian National Maritime Museum

The Australian National Maritime Museum has been a number one venue choice for many of our client's corporate and cocktail events over the past few years. The venue is perfect for small and large events thanks to the many hosting areas on offer.


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Blending functionality with history, this Sydney Harbour venue could be exactly what you are looking for to complete your next corporate event.

Corporate Event Planning with ANMM

For meetings and corporate events, the ANMM offers different function rooms that can cater to all of your event needs. The Terrace Room, Yots Cafe, the HMAS Vampire, the Theatre, the Tasman Light and Deck Gallery, the Lighthouse Gallery and the Ben Lexcen Terrace offer space for cocktail events, sit down breakfast meetings, luncheon conferences and corporate soirees.

Let’s take a closer look at each of these function rooms:

The Terrace Room

terrace evening

Your guests will take in the stunning views of Darling Harbour and the Sydney skyline. The Terrace Room can accommodate 300 guests for cocktail events and 190 guests for sit-down functions. The view over the water makes it a unique and inspiring venue for any company event. The Terrace also features an outdoor balcony, dance floor and lectern.

Yots Cafe


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Yots has the same capacity as the Terrace room and is great for a cocktail event at night or a coffee and sweets gathering during the day. Its charm as a venue comes from its view of the museum’s vessel collection. Yots Cafe also has a great menu, which you can find here.


HMAS Vampire 

HMAS Vampire Entertainment 2

The HMAS Vampire can accommodate 200 guests for cocktails and 30 for sit down events. Moored at the south wharf, the vessel provides a popular photo opportunity for tourists and locals alike. The lights of the harbour really make this venue come to life during the night. A corporate event in this decommissioned naval destroyer will certainly be a conversation starter.



Theatre open

ANMM’s theatre can hold 210 guests and is perfect for conferences, presentations and launch parties. It boasts the latest audio visual equipment and plush seating. If your company is celebrating a milestone, this is the place to do it.

Tasman Light Deck 

Tasman Light Gallery

The Tasman Light Deck contains interesting museum exhibits and is often recommended to be used in conjunction with the theatre. It can host formal dinners, cocktail parties or for refreshments and canapés before entering the theatre.

Lighthouse Gallery 

New Venue Launch

The Lighthouse Gallery can host a whopping number of guests; 400 for cocktails, 400 for theatre and 250 for sit down events. The floor-to-ceiling windows in the Lighthouse Gallery allow guests to see the spectacular water view and the CBD from an exclusive angle while they feast on canapés  and refreshments.

Seared scallops, sweet butternut puree wasabi cavair

Ben Lexcen Terrace 


Ideal for any exclusive event, the Ben Lexcen Terrace is spacious enough to accommodate 300 guests for a sit-down meal and 400 guests for a cocktail event.


If you’re still on the hunt for the perfect venue for your next corporate event, the ANMM might be it! The many classy and functional venue spaces wouldn’t be complete without refreshing drinks, exciting canapés and carefully prepared meals brought to you by our  Laissez-faire catering team.

 For more information on the venues on offer at the Australian National Maritime Museum, click here.