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
26/04/2017 - 27/04/2017 War Heritage Roadshow - Ballarat 28/04/2017 - 29/04/2017 War Heritage Roadshow - Bendigo 06/05/2017 Melbourne General Cemetery Walk 07/05/2017 Bushrangers and Other Folk 09/05/2017 Simon Ambrose on Heritage and the National Trust
- number of forums about various aspects of Victorian History.
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