The PMI Library is a community owned and run library specialising in the history of Victoria, Australia.
We have over 30,000 books for loan and a professional information service for our members. We provide a central resource for research into the history of Victoria.
Joining is easy, affordable and open to all.
The PMI is also the home of special collections of the Mechanics’Institutes of Victoria, the Cinema and Theatre Historical Society and the AustralianRailway Historical Society (Vic.).
New Website Coming Soon! We are very excited to announce that we have been successful in obtaining two grants from...
Media Release The World Is One Kilometre: Greville Street, Prahran by Judith Buckrich Published by the Prahran Mechanics Institute Press,...
Help us restore a beautiful original silk invitation to the opening of the Prahran Mechanics' Institute building 1857! In 1854...