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Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute

117 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5331 3042
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Superb Heritage Collection (Reference Library)

I love the Heritage Collection Reading Room in the library at the back. It has great ambience and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MissDebonair
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Ballarat, Australia
Amazing for functions

This little gem is tucked away and almost missed every time I pass up Sturt Street, but after... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sam H
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Ballarat, Australia
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The Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute was established in 1859 and is part of the historical and cultural heart of Ballarat CBD. During its long history, the BMI has welcomed a diverse group from founding fathers, to miners and others seeking knowledge through education. All are welcome to visit for cultural events and exhibitions. Arrange a volunteer guided tour by contacting the BMI
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3 weeks ago
“Superb Heritage Collection (Reference Library)”
4 weeks ago
“Amazing for functions”
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117 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the Heritage Collection Reading Room in the library at the back. It has great ambience and a wealth of antiquarian (old and rare books). Become a member and you can use the libraries as much as you want. The Max Harris photographic collection...More

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BallaratBMI, Public Relations Manager at Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a glowing review MissDebonair.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little gem is tucked away and almost missed every time I pass up Sturt Street, but after recently attending a function there it truly put it on the map. The architecture and design is absolutely stunning and the place is fantastically maintained.

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BallaratBMI, Public Relations Manager at Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words Sam. We're pleased you enjoyed your time here.

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