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.
Catherine Andrews, RHSV's Ambassador, speaks with Libby Gorr about Victoria Day
- 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.
- VICTORIAN COMMUNITY HISTORY AWARDSAwards to be held 19 October. More details coming soon...
Coming Up at the RHSV
Every Monday: Walking tours of the Flagstaff Gardens, 11am & 2pm. $10 (under 16 yrs free), bookings 9326 9288.
Tuesday 20 October: Vicki Shuttleworth will speak on 'Labassa - one historic property, 700 private lives'; Drinks: 5.15; Discussion: 5.45; Cost: Members Free : Non Members $10.00. Bookings 9326 9288.
01/10/2015 - 29/10/2015 Memory Keepers recall the past 06/10/2015 Walking Tour of St Kilda Cemetery 07/10/2015 "Harbury House" Talk 10/10/2015 I Remember When 14/10/2015 5000 Poppies at the National Vietnam Veterans Museum
Phone: 03 9326 9288 | The RHSV acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government through Arts Victoria.