The Victorian Marriage Registry offers two beautiful rooms for your wedding or relationship ceremony. The Margaret Craig room and the Thomas Hyde room are in the Old Treasury Building, in the heart of Melbourne.

The venue is next door to the Treasury Gardens and is ideal for photographs. It's also close to city restaurants and hotels for celebrations after your ceremony.

Viewings

We welcome you to preview our ceremony rooms. The rooms are open for viewing as follows: 

Day: every Thursday (excluding public holidays)

Time: 12:30-1:30pm. 

A celebrant will be present during viewing times to answer your questions. You don't need to make an appointment.

Location: Old Treasury Building

20 Spring Street, Melbourne

Margaret Craig room

Be surrounded by your loved ones as you walk up the aisle.  

The Margaret Craig Room is perfect for a ceremony with a group of your family and friends. 

The room fits up to 55 guests, with seating either side of a central aisle. 

There is space for your bridesmaids or groomsmen to stand with you during the ceremony. 

The Margaret Craig Room also has a side entrance. 

Our rooms feature elegant décor and are tastefully decorated with fresh floral arrangements.

The Margaret Craig Room has a piano, CD player, headphone and Bluetooth connectivity. Read more about the music options in our rooms.

An image of the Margaret Craig room

Thomas Hyde room

A small, intimate ceremony with your closest friends and family. 

The room seats up to 8 guests. Small children are welcome as additional guests if they can sit on an adult’s knee. 

At a minimum, your guests may be simply your two witnesses. 

Our rooms feature elegant décor and are tastefully decorated with fresh floral arrangements.

It has a traditional fireplace and mantel, perfect for photos before or after the ceremony. The room does not have an aisle, but you can make an entrance into the room if you wish.

The room has a CD player, headphone and Bluetooth connectivity. Read more about the music options in our rooms.

An image of the Thomas Hyde room

About Margaret Craig and Thomas Hyde

The Margaret Craig and Thomas Hyde rooms are named after the first couple to have their marriage registered by the Victorian Marriage Registry in 1853.

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