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.
NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN for the Federation of Australian Historical Societies Merit Awards. Find out more
2017 INSURANCE FOR HISTORICAL SOCIETIES: Details and documents for 2017 insurance for our affiliate societies is now available.
'REMEMBERING MELBOURNE' BOOK UPDATE:We can take no further orders for 'Remembering Melbourne', but copies may be available from QBD Books
- 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 Monday: Walking tours of the Flagstaff Gardens, 11am & 2pm. $10 (under 16 yrs free), bookings 9326 9288.
Ends April 2017 - Last days: Exhibition: Remembering the 'Burbs
Sat 13 May: Seminar: History Victoria Support Group
Mon 15 May: Law Week Lecture: Reports from a Court Reporter
Tue 16 May: RHSV Annual General Meeting
Sat 24 Jun: RHSV Annual Book Sale
26/05/2017 - 03/06/2017 GNARRWIRRING NGITJ FESTIVAL 2017 11/06/2017 Surveying the Landscape: the first plan of Melbourne 13/06/2017 Finding Sanity - John Cade, Lithium, and the taming of bi-polar disorder 18/06/2017 The Dalley Family in Hawthorn 20/06/2017 Richard Peterson on The Californian Bungalow
- number of forums about various aspects of Victorian History.
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