Royal Historical Society of Victoria. Promoting and preserving the history of Victoria.
The mission of the Society 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, to act as the peak body on behalf of local and specialist historical societies throughout Victoria, and as the historical society for central Melbourne.
RHSV HERITAGE COMMITTEE: Submission regarding the Sarah Sands Hotel : read now.
'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 2017 Victorian Community History Awards.
Coming Up at the RHSVEvery Mon: Walking tours of Flagstaff Gardens, 11am & 2pm. $10 (u16 yrs free), book: 9326 9288.
ON NOW: Exhibition: Standing on the Corner
Tue 10 Oct: Lecture: Returning the Kulkyne
Thu 23 Nov: Lunchtime Lecture: Secret Codes and the “Cable Girls” of West Block
20/10/2017 Annual Leslie Moorhead Lecture 20/10/2017 - 22/10/2017 Colac weekend of family history 21/10/2017 Wandong History Group Inc OPEN DAY 22/10/2017 Rail Stories - Project launch 24/10/2017 Creating Oral Histories
- number of forums about various aspects of Victorian History.
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