What We Do
A major resource for those researching Mechanics’ Institutes.
MIV Scanning Project
Digitising records of Victoria's Mechanics' Institutes
Victorian MI Library Stamps
Leaving their mark in Mechanics' Institutes' histories
Mechanics' Institutes Resource Centre
Established in 2004 this comprises a comprehensive reference collection of Mechanics’ Institute related resources, relating to Victoria, Australia and International Institutes.
These range from the digital records of some 130 Victorian Mechanics’ Institutes, to various photographic images, to a growing donated and purchased collection of monographs.
Items from the Collection are available for onsite use during the opening hours of Prahran Mechanics’ Institute.
Items from the Collection can only be viewed on site and are not for borrowing
The MIRC is located at Prahran Mechanics' Institute, 39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran VIC 3181.
History of MIV
History of Mechanics' Institutes
Art Project - Mechanics' Institutes in the Frame
Historical Plaques Program
Mechanics' Institutes Resource Centre (MIRC)
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