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.
2017 INSURANCE FOR HISTORICAL SOCIETIES: Details and documents for 2017 insurance for our affiliate societies is now available.
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 2 AUG: For entries to the 2017 Victorian Community History Awards!
'REMEMBERING MELBOURNE' BOOK UPDATE: New stock of reprint with corrections will be available from September 2017!
- 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.
Sat 22 Jul: History Victoria Support Group Seminar
29-30 Jul: Open House Melbourne
Wed 30 Aug: Prof Richard Broome on the making of 'Marvellous Melbourne'
- number of forums about various aspects of Victorian History.
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