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.
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- 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.
- Celebrating the 175th Anniversary of the Supreme Court of Victoria
Coming Up at the RHSV
Every Monday: Walking tours of the Flagstaff Gardens, 11am & 2pm. $10 (under 16 yrs free), bookings 9326 9288.
Tuesday 17 May: Professor Marilyn Lake : 'Simply because I was an 18 year old hero’. In this lecture Professor Lake examines the conception of the soldier settlement scheme and its place in the broader history of settler colonialism in Australia.