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.
Drill Hall: December update: - read the Royal Historical Society of Victoria's proposal for a secure future at the Drill Hall with a Committee of Management.
- COLLECTIONSThe RHSV collection is a treasure trove including manuscripts, books, pamphlets, ephemera, photographs, artworks and maps.
- EXHIBITIONSThe RHSV's exhibitions engage a wide range of issues regarding Victoria's history, showcasing material from our collection.
- JUDGE WILLIS CASEBOOKSThe Judge Willis Casebooks are an invaluable record of Victoria's early legal jurisdiction and early Port Phillip life.
Coming Up at the RHSV
7 April-14 May:Exhibition: Portraits of a Tea Cosy. 10am – 4pm, Monday – Friday. Gold coin donation.
Thursday 7 May:Lunchtime talk by Tim Colebatch - Dick Hamer, and what today’s Liberals could learn from him. 12.00 coffee & tea. Lecture 12.30. Non-members $10. Members free. Bookings 9326 9288.
|18/04/2015 - 09/05/2015||We Remember|
|30/04/2015||Making public histories: The secret lives of books|
|07/05/2015||Dick Hamer - and what today's Liberals could learn from him|
|17/05/2015||WW1 Cemetery Walk at Coburg Cemetery|
|17/05/2015||Walk at St Kilda Cemetery|
Phone: 03 9326 9288 | The RHSV acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government through Arts Victoria.