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 the City of Melbourne.
'REMEMBERING MELBOURNE' BOOK UPDATE: If you have placed your order for pick up, you may visit us Mon-Thu 9-5 or Fri 9-3 to collect your book(s). We can take no further orders for 'Remembering Melbourne', but copies may be available from QBD Books
Read the latest responses of the RHSV Heritage Committee for the protection of Melbourne University's System Garden and the Great Western Hotel in King Street, Melbourne.
- 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.
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Remembering the 'Burbs exhibition
Coming Up at the RHSVEvery Monday: Walking tours of the Flagstaff Gardens, 11am & 2pm. $10 (under 16 yrs free), bookings 9326 9288.
On now until April 2017: Exhibition: Remembering the 'Burbs
Tue 21 Feb: Film Evening: Animating the Archives
Tue 9 Mar: Lecture: The Actress and the Cottage
Tue 21 Mar: Lecture: Hector Crawford
- number of forums about various aspects of Victorian History.
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