Rippon Lea Estate


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Outdoor garden wedding celebrations are a dreamy concoction of sophistication and a kaleidoscope of emotion and fun. Melbourne is renowned for its hidden gems, and wedding ceremonies and receptions venue are no exception! Showtime Event Group are delighted to present Melbourne’s best kept secret venues, found behind evergreen hedges are Rippon Lea Estate and Hellenic Museum.


Rippon Lea Estate

Located in Elsternwick, Rippon Lea Estate boasts an exceptional combination of elegance and natural splendour to host your picturesque wedding any time of year with blooming gardens and towering trees. Among the mansion there are plenty of photo opportunities for you at the windmill, lookout tower, heritage orchard, a waterfall, fernery, a conservatory and tennis pavilion and court just to name a few!


Hellenic Museum

If convenience for you and your guests is key, you can experience a romantic garden wedding right in the CBD at Hellenic Museum – Melbourne’s architectural gem. It is not often that you think of a museum as a wedding venue, but it is what makes Hellenic Museum such a unique venue for a wedding celebration throughout the year! Filled with Greek antiques, historical artifacts, scientific exploration, and artistic works, you can create special memories inside these historic walls.

Both venues offer pristine flora and lush gardens but with unique differences that cater to any ceremony or reception. Read on for more details on each venue…




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