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Hetzel Lecture Theatre

Hetzel Lecture Theatre link

This venue is perfect for lectures, and presentations. It is fully equipped with up-to-date equipment.

Mortlock Chamber, banquet seating, photo by Scout Photography, Epicure.jpg

Mortlock Chamber link

This venue is perfect for larger functions such as formal dinners, wedding receptions, and cocktail parties.

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Map of the State Library link

View the map and floor plan of the State Library, including the Spence Wing, the Institute Building, and the Mortlock Wing.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there conditions of use to hire a venue?

Yes, view the State Library's venue hire conditions of use.

What venues are available for hire?

The Hetzel Lecture Theatre and Mortlock Chamber.

Are there parking facilities near-by?

Wilson Carpark – Adelaide Central  

(adjacent David Jones and almost directly opposite State Library)
North Terrace, Adelaide 
Phone: (08) 8232 1948 

Wilson Carpark – Centrepoint

Corner Rundle St and Pulteney St, Adelaide 
Phone: (08) 8232 2221

Fees and open hours

Refer to the Wilson Parking website

Can I use the State Library for my wedding photos?

Wedding photography is no longer permissible inside State Library Buildings. 

Wedding photography on the State Library forecourt is permitted, however, respect must be shown to library patrons, public sculptures, and infrastructure when doing so.

What catering options are available?

To discuss catering options please contact the Public Programs team on phone: (08) 7424 6234 or email: