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    Minerva's Secrets: Explore Ballaarat Mechanics Institute After Dark

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    Explore tales of the weird and supernatural - the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute at night.

    Looking for a unique way to explore Ballarat's rich history and culture? Look no further than the Ballaarat Mechanics Institute's Night Tours! This beautiful heritage building dates back to the 1860s and boasts a fascinating history that is just waiting to be explored.

    During these tours, you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the history of the Ballaarat Mechanics Institute, exploring the library's impressive collection of rare books and manuscripts, and learn about the building's original purpose as a hub for scientific and technological education. And make sure to check out the basement, which is steeped in mystery and intrigue - you never know what secrets you might uncover!

    Whether you're a local looking to discover more about your city's history, or a visitor seeking a unique and memorable experience, the Ballaarat Mechanics Institute's Night Tours are not to be missed. Led by expert guides who are passionate about the building's history, these tours will leave you with a newfound appreciation for the rich cultural heritage of Ballarat.

    Book your tickets today and get ready to step back in time!

    Notes:
    - These tours have a small capacity, and therefore, there are a very limited number of spots
    - Group bookings are available - please contact our Tours Coordinator - Katrina Hill

    These tours are a part of the Ballarat Heritage Festival


    These tours take place on Wadawurrung Country. The Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute acknowledges the Wadawurrung People of the Kulin Nation as the first inhabitants and Traditional Custodians of the lands where we work, learn and create. Always Was, Always Will Be, Aboriginal Land.


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