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If you would like to use PayPal to make a donation to the PMI, please see our Support page.

How to join by post:

Alternatively, complete our Member Application Form and email it to or post your completed application form with a cheque/money order made out to ‘Prahran Mechanics’ Institute’ addressed to:
Membership, PMI Victorian History Library
39 St Edmonds Road
Prahran  VIC  3181.

Please read the loans information section of this site before you join. The Prahran Mechanics’ Institute is committed to the protection of the private details of our members. We like to welcome new members with a listing of names in the newsletter, please let us know if you do not wish your name to appear in the list. If you have any questions about your membership, please email the Membership Secretary or phone 03 9510 3393.

Renewing your membership:

If you are a current PMI member, you may also use Paypal above to renew your subscription, or post your renewal payment to the address above.

Institutional membership is available for historical societies, organisations, schools and businesses (note that borrowing rights are extended to individual subscription holders only).