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.
NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN for the Federation of Australian Historical Societies Merit Awards. Find out more
'REMEMBERING MELBOURNE' BOOK UPDATE: If you have placed your order for pick up, you may visit us Mon-Thu 9-5 or Fri 9-3 to collect your book(s). 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.
- Click for details of our
Remembering the 'Burbs exhibition.
Coming Up at the RHSVEvery Monday: Walking tours of the Flagstaff Gardens, 11am & 2pm. $10 (under 16 yrs free), bookings 9326 9288.
On now until April 2017: Exhibition: Remembering the 'Burbs
Sat 25 Mar: Seminar: History Victoria Support Group
Tue 18 Apr: Lecture: The Disaster of Fromelles
25/03/2017 Ecstasy - Ben Opie 26/03/2017 A Sporting Life Tour, St Kilda Cemetery 28/03/2017 The game of their lives, talk by Nick Richardson 31/03/2017 - 01/04/2017 War Heritage Roadshow 15/04/2017 - 17/04/2017 Wheatlands Warracknabeal 50th Vintage Machinery Rally
- number of forums about various aspects of Victorian History.
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