Located on North Terrace, Adelaide’s cultural boulevard, the State Library is one of the most iconic and cultural venues in South Australia. Step into a treasure trove of fine art, spectacular architectural spaces and the richly atmospheric embrace of one of the best heritage collections in Australia.

With the stunning Spence Wing nestled between the famous classical facades, the State Library of South Australia presents some outstanding venue options - historical and contemporary – perfect for all wedding reception formats within a world of books.

The magnificent Mortlock Chamber is one of Adelaide’s signature locations. A superb example of late Victorian architecture, the interior embraces two soaring levels. Displaying exhibitions showcasing the rich heritage of South Australia, this is a wedding venue with unforgettable impact. It is ideal for seated receptions of up to 200 guests or a long table banquet for 50 to 100 guests.

The Treasures Wall - centrepiece of the modern, spacious Spence Wing - provides the perfect contrast to the Chamber offering a contemporary space for pre-dinner drinks and canapés, or even a wedding ceremony. Alternatively, you and your guests can immerse yourselves in the warmth and character of the Circulating Library which is ideal for a small dinner or cocktail receptions and ceremonies.

Whether catering for a grand seated wedding with up to 200 guests in the Mortlock Chamber, or a cocktail style reception for up to 70 in the Circulating Library, the State Library of SA offers a superb suite of spaces for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Combined with fine food and service by EPICURE, the State Library is the venue for the most memorable of weddings.

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