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The Franklin Palais Theatre

The Main Hall is a perfect venue for weddings with seating for 160 or dancing for 260!
Entry and Ticket Booth for the Main Hall
The Upstairs Supper Room has seating for up to 50, standing room for 70 and views of the Huon River
main hall
The Main Hall has seating for 160 or dancing for 250!
The Upstairs Supper Room has seating for up to 50, standing room for 70 and views of the Huon River
Monthly Market at the Franklin Palais is on the last Sunday of the Month 10am to 2pm
The Franklin Palais Theatre (circa 1911) is available for hire for a variety of public or private functions. Over the past 80 years weddings, memorials, grand balls, flower shows, concerts, themed events and even boat building and roller skating have been held in the Franklin Palais Theatre. There are a number of areas/rooms that can be hired at the Franklin Palais Theatre. These include the Main Hall, the Mezzanine, the Supper Room and the Nonie Carr Room. The Franklin Palais Theatre has an excellent digital projector, sound system and radio microphones plus other data equipment for hire that will enhance your event. There is also a selection of glassware (suitable for 150 persons), crockery and urns that are available for hire and we have extra chairs if required. Regular events that are held at the Franklin Palais Theatre include Classic Movie nights, the Franklin Palais Collective, the Franklin Market, Franklin Folk Club, the Little Boat Choir and the yearly Palais Giant Garage Sale!



Conference/Function Facilities

Family Friendly

Non Smoking

Parents Room

Public Toilet

Shop / Gift Shop

Electric Vehicle Charging Point

Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

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