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THE LUME Melbourne

The incredible life and legacy of Leonardo da Vinci - 500 Years of Genius  at THE LUME Melbourne

It's Australia’s uniquely immersive venue with everything you need to make your next event momentous. THE LUME Melbourne weaves powerful imagery from 140 state-of-the-art projectors. Visuals beam across 3,000 square metres towering four storeys high. The entire gallery is available to book, with options from 200 to 1,200 guests. Plan an adventure where vibrant imagery and culinary creations collide.

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Get ready to explore the incredible life and legacy of Leonardo da Vinci - 500 Years of Genius presented by Webuild.

Not your typical art gallery experience; feel absorbed in the historical backdrop of Florence, Venice, and Milan. Discover how Leonardo's impact goes beyond art into architecture, engineering, and flight and why his work remains timeless in a world vastly different from his own. Uncover Pascal Cotte's revelations about the iconic Mona Lisa and explore 50 machine inventions crafted by Italian artisans.   Experience famous artworks like Mona Lisa and The Last Supper on a massive canvas. Dive into the details and get a close-up look at Leonardo's artistic brilliance, something you can't do in traditional museums. 

Why not invite guests to a captivating multi-sensory experience for your next event or customise the space with your brand? Discover what we can bring to life below. 

Immerse yourself in da Vinci's world

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See THE LUME Melbourne in action

Check out the configurations and capabilities of this incredible space. The possibilities are limitless. But if you’re looking for a starting point, it’s here.

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Meet in Melbourne

When you invite guests to an event at THE LUME Melbourne, you welcome them to the city bursting with culture, creativity, exciting sports, and cutting-edge ideas. A place of unmatched energy and unforgettable moments. Known globally for its festivals and beloved by locals as a foodie paradise and Australia's coffee capital.

Our iconic venue in the bustling South Wharf precinct is surrounded by outlet shopping, trendy bars and eateries, historic sites, and exclusive partner hotels. Melbourne's lively city centre is just a short walk or tram ride away with convenient public transport options at our doorstep.

Melbourne's year-round events calendar promises endless entertainment and cultural experiences. Beyond the city, Victoria's treasures await, from the Great Ocean Road to charming wineries.

Explore how Melbourne's dynamic culture will enhance your event at The LUME MELBOURNE
Experience Melbourne: Cityscape view, two people stroll along Yarra River's wooden walkway under a clear blue sky.