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: Copies ordered on or before 16 November have been processed and have been posted and/or available for pickup. For further details see our Remembering Melbourne page.
Read the RHSV Response to Heritage Bill 2016
CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR CLOSURE: The RHSV will close at 4pm, Thursday 22 December and will reopen at 9am, Monday 16 January
- 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.
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
Sat 19 Nov: Workshop: Writing Local History
19/10/2016 - 30/04/2017 Unsung Stories Exhibition, National Vietnam Veterans Museum 06/12/2016 Local History Walk Spring Road Malvern 13/12/2016 Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin 15/04/2017 - 17/04/2017 Wheatlands Warracknabeal 50th Vintage Machinery Rally
- number of forums about various aspects of Victorian History.
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