Prahran Mechanics' Institute

Prahran Mechanics' Institute

Victorian History Library - The PMI Library specialises in the history of Victoria and is the only collection of its kind in Australia which is available for loan.

We have over 10,000 items for loan including many items about the history of Melbourne city and the surrounding metropolitan area.

Established in 1854, the Prahran Mechanics' Institute is a community owned and run library specialising in the history of Victoria, Australia. With more than 25,000 books for loan and a professional information service for our members, we provide a central resource for research into the history of Victoria.

In addition to our extensive lending and reference library specialising in works about Victorian history, we organise educational activities including lectures, seminars and competitions to encourage and facilitate the study of history.

Opening hours
Monday - Friday
Saturday 9.30am-1.00pm
Except for Victorian public holidays and the Christmas-New Year period.

❊ Address ❊

Prahran Mechanics' Institute39 St Edmonds Road,  Prahran Victoria 3181 | Map
+61 (3) 9510 3393

❊ Web Links ❊

Prahran Mechanics' Institute

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