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.
Still available from our book shop: Judging for the People : a Social History of the Supreme Court in Victoria 1841-2016 / edited by Simon Smith.
- 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 2016 Victorian Community History Awards.
Coming Up at the RHSVEvery Monday: Walking tours of the Flagstaff Gardens, 11am & 2pm. $10 (under 16 yrs free), bookings 9326 9288.
Tue 20 Sep: Lecture: The Vagabond in Virginia and New Caledonia
Tue 18 Oct: Lecture: Two Ways of Looking at St Kilda's Past
16-23 Oct: HISTORY WEEK
19/10/2016 - 30/04/2017 Unsung Stories Exhibition, National Vietnam Veterans Museum 23/10/2016 Pioneers’ tour of the Box Hill Cemetery 23/10/2016 Mixed Plot Tour of St Kilda Cemetery 23/10/2016 Mornington Cemetery Walk 24/10/2016 - 29/10/2016 Victorian Community History Awards Showcase
- number of forums about various aspects of Victorian History.
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