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About the Mechanics Institute

The building

The Mechanics Institute is a heritage listed building boasting timber flooring and is purpose built for exhibitions and performances.

The venue is centrally located in the town of Moruya adjacent to the RSL Memorial Hall and is suitable for people wanting to host a performance, exhibition or a small to medium sized event or workshop.


  • hall with timber flooring
  • fully functional kitchen with linoleum flooring
  • off street parking
  • outdoor area
  • blackout blinds


  • 10 tables permanently stored in the institute, extra may be available on request
  • 65 chairs
  • multiple wine and champagne glasses
  • art hanging and display equipment including exhibition boxes, platforms and pedestals
  • fridge
  • urn
  • glasswasher
  • basic cleaning equipment


More information

For more information about exhibiting in the Mechanics Institute contact Council's Creative Arts team:

Council has a range of venues available for casual or regular hire. To find out more contact Council's Booking Office: