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.
- 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.
- PUBLICATIONSThe RHSV produces and sells a range of publications which promote various aspects of Victoria's history.
Coming Up at the RHSV
- The Annual CJ La Trobe Society – AGL Shaw RHSV Joint Lecture
- The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Colonist: George Alexander Gilbert 1815–1877
05/05/2013 - 25/06/2013 We Saw The Queen 22/05/2013 - 26/05/2013 Vintage Evening Gowns Exhibit 26/05/2013 In a Heritage Garden - Kew Cemetery Walk 11/06/2013 Sister Forrest and her service to Mothers and Babies in the City of Heidelberg 1925-1944
Phone: 03 9326 9288 | The RHSV acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government through Arts Victoria.