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Mechanics Institute

Frankston Cultural Walk Frankston

Description

Phone: 1300 322 842

A historic building in Frankston.

Description

Recently renovated to its former glory, the Mechanics Institute is situated on the corner of Plowman Place and Nepean Highway with sweeping views of Frankston Waterfront.

Available for casual hire, the venue has a large hall with stage and kitchen facilities as well as two meeting rooms. It is ideally suited for performance and community events.

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Map & Directions

Bay Street, Frankston