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
27/09/2017 Modernist Architecture - a talk by Prof Alan Pert 01/10/2017 Garden Day at La Trobe's Cottage 03/10/2017 Tour of 3 Historic Churches of Melbourne 15/10/2017 - 22/10/2017 Some of Castlemaine's Icons - Animal, Vegetable and Mineral 15/10/2017 - 21/10/2017 History Week in Mornington
- number of forums about various aspects of Victorian History.
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