Hyde Park Barracks

Note:  Available  in November and December Only.

Against an impressive backdrop of the city skyline and the striking silhouette of the historic Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Laissez-faire’s "Pop-up" can accommodate large events for 300–1200 people.

Our “Pop Up” Marquee has the capacity for a stylish cocktail party of up to 1000 and an elegant dinner for 350 guests with a pre cocktail and canapé courtyard, a customised dance floor and a twilight garden to enjoy the summer evenings.

Built to house convicts in the early 19th century and awarded UNESCO World Heritage status, Hyde Park Barracks Museum has an extraordinary history.

Centrally located on Macquarie Street in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, Hyde Park Barracks is an elegant, versatile venue that can host events for 300–1200 people, making it an ideal choice for large-scale special events.

The site is entered through a striking iron gatehouse and the museum itself is a magnificent example of the early colonial architecture, all providing a dramatic backdrop for your guests to enjoy.

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General Information - FAQ's

There is no public parking at Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

The Domain parking station offers a special discount to our visitors and is a 10-minute walk from the Hyde Park Barracks Museum. Enter from St Marys Road.

Limited meter parking is available in the streets around the Royal Botanic Gardens and Hyde Park.

Buses and cars can pause to drop-off and pick-up around the corner from the museum on Prince Albert Road.


Function room Cocktail Sit-down
Pop Up Marquee 1200 350


Hyde Park Barracks 
Queens Square, Macquarie Street,
Sydney, NSW 2000