Royal Historical Society of Victoria : Promoting and preserving the history of Victoria
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.
EXHIBITION NOW SHOWING IN THE MAIN GALLERY
14 September 2018 – January 2019.
CABINET OF CURIOSITIES: THE DOLL HOUSE
Until Friday 19 October 2018
Due to building upgrade works, entrance to the RHSV is temporarily via William Street
RHSV Heritage Committee Splendid 1888 Northcote bank chambers threatened with facadism. RHSV submission to VCAT. (21/08/2018)
RHSV Heritage Committee RHSV Supports Melbourne Planning Scheme Amendments C327 and C328--Hoddle Grid Heritage Review (21/08/2018)
RHSV Heritage Committee RHSV Heritage Committee statement on Heritage Protection for Federation Square(08/08/2018)
'REMEMBERING MELBOURNE' BOOK UPDATE: New stock of reprint with corrections now available ORDER NOW!
- 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 2018 Victorian Community History Awards.
Coming Up at the RHSVEvery Mon: Walking tours of Flagstaff Gardens, 11am & 2pm. $10 (u16 yrs free), book: 9326 9288.
Wed 26 Sep : Book Launch: Noorilim - From Wool to Wine
Sun 7 Oct - Sun 14 Oct : History Week
Tue 9 Oct : Curator's Talk: Putting it out there: Melbourne in the 1970s
Tue 16 Oct : Lost Flocks & Distraught Shepherds: Captain Charles Swanston
26/09/2018 "Government Residence Melbourne 1837" a painting by John Panton 06/10/2018 - 07/10/2018 Pomonal Native Flower Show 07/10/2018 Adam Lindsay Gordon Commemorative Committee AGM 07/10/2018 Mornington Cemetery Walk 07/10/2018 Castlemaine Gold Diggings Map Launch 10/10/2018 Dickinson Lecture, Kew HS, by Dr Gary Presland 13/10/2018 "Melbourne General Cemetery", by Dr Celestina Sagazio 27/10/2018 "Living Culture" by Lionel Launch - Mt Martha 10/11/2018 - 11/11/2018 175th Anniversary of the Naming of Seymour
- number of forums about various aspects of Victorian History.
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