Royal Historical Society of Victoria : Promoting and preserving the history of Victoria
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The RHSV's mission is to promote among our members, member societies, and the wider public, an interest in and understanding of Australian history, with a focus on the Victorian experience. The RHSV is the peak body for local and specialist historical societies throughout Victoria and is the historical society for central Melbourne.
Latest news:1970s EXHIBITION: Call out! Do you have any 1970s items we can borrow for display? >>> RHSV Heritage Committee: RHSV statements on the Queen Victoria Market: pavilion, and heritage buildings in Therry Street 'REMEMBERING MELBOURNE' BOOK UPDATE: New stock of reprint with corrections now available ORDER NOW!
- COLLECTIONSThe RHSV collection is a treasure trove including manuscripts, books, pamphlets, ephemera, photographs, artworks and maps.
- EXHIBITIONSExhibitions are held on various historical themes throughout the year.
- VICTORIAN COMMUNITY HISTORY AWARDSClick for details of THE 2018 Victorian Community History Awards.
Coming Up at the RHSVEvery Mon: Walking tours of Flagstaff Gardens, 11am & 2pm. $10 (u16 yrs free), book: 9326 9288.
14-19 May: Law Week Daily Tours
Sat 23 Jun: History Victoria Support Group seminar
26/05/2018 Gnarrwirring-ngitj Lecture 27/05/2018 WHAT A WAY TO GO! St Kilda Cemetery Walk 10/06/2018 Georgiana McCrae and her ‘favorite’ Music 16/06/2018 Spring Street Statue Gathering 24/06/2018 Gone But Not Forgotten Tour through St Kilda Cemetery
- number of forums about various aspects of Victorian History.
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