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:Federation of Australian Historical Societies: FUNDING CUT SIGN THE PETITION TODAY 1970s EXHIBITION: Call out! Do you have any 1970s items we can borrow for display? >>> RHSV Heritage Committee: Latest submission RHSV Objection to St Vincent’s Hospital proposal for 11-storey tower overshadowing Dodgshun House and Eastern Hill Hotel and to demolish Easthill House RHSV Awards of Merit and Fellowships: Nominations are now open for the RHSV Awards of merit and Fellowships 'REMEMBERING MELBOURNE' BOOK UPDATE: New stock of reprint with corrections now available ORDER NOW! 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
Sun 18 Mar: Workshop: Writing and Publishing Local History
Tue 20 Mar: Lecture: Never forget Australia : transformation at Villers-Bretonneux
Sat 28 Apr: History Victoria Support Group seminar
18/03/2018 Banyule Festival Bus Tour 2018 25/03/2018 Mayors of St Kilda Cemetery Tour 06/04/2018 Genealogy at the Sorrento Museum 14/04/2018 Researching adoption and out of home care 19/04/2018 Friends of Gulf Station Open Day
- number of forums about various aspects of Victorian History.
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