Royal Historical Society of Victoria : Promoting and preserving the history of Victoria
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The RHSV's mission 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. The RHSV is the peak body for local and specialist historical societies throughout Victoria and is the historical society for central Melbourne.
Latest news:'REMEMBERING MELBOURNE' BOOK UPDATE: New stock of reprint with corrections now available ORDER NOW!
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Administration Officer : Read the Position Description
Weston Bate: Read the obituary for Professor Weston Bate. The family of Weston Bate asked that, in light of Weston’s long involvement with the RHSV, donations be made to the RHSV in lieu of flowers.
- 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.
- STANDING ON THE CORNERClick for details of our current exhibition.
Coming Up at the RHSVEvery Mon: Walking tours of Flagstaff Gardens, 11am & 2pm. $10 (u16 yrs free), book: 9326 9288.
ON NOW until 30 Mar 2018: Exhibition: Standing on the Corner
Lecture: Sir James Darling by Prof Peter Gronn
26/01/2018 - 28/01/2018 Fabrics, Threads and Stories 25/03/2018 Friends of St Kilda Cemetery, Mayors of St Kilda Tour 29/04/2018 ANZAC Tour through St Kilda Cemetery
- number of forums about various aspects of Victorian History.
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