Location, Hours and What to Bring

RHSV Address: 239 A’Beckett Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
Email Addressoffice@historyvictoria.org.au
Phone: 03 9326 9288
Opening times
Office Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Library Monday-Friday 10am-4pm

You can contact us with your research inquiries before you come in.

If you want to visit and make use of the library, manuscript collection, vertical file or pioneer index, please make an appointment. This will ensure that you use your time productively as we can confirm whether we have the material you need. Phone: 03 9326 9288

We do charge for some of our services, for example, we charge $16.50 [inc GST] to non-members for use of the collection,

What to bring: In order to preserve our material, only certain items taken into the library. We provide free lockers to store your other items
• Pencils
• Notebooks [A4 or smaller]
• Mobile phones [switched to silent]
• Wallets and purses
• Laptops or tablets (excluding carry case)
• Digital cameras

Wi Fi
Free wi fi is available within the RHSV. Ask at the Office for the password.

Printing and Photocopying
We do offer printing and photocopying services at the RHSV.

Printing Charge
A4 (Black and White): 30 cents
A3 (Black and white): 50 cents
A4 (Colour): 60 cents
A3 (Colour): $1.20

Photocopies
A4 (Black and White): 30 cents
A3 (Black and white): 50 cents
A4 (Colour): 60 cents
A3 (Colour): $1.20 

Please note that copies/scans of RHSV documents is available for personal research purposes only. If you would like to use any documents for publication or display purposes, permission must be sought from the Royal Historical Society of Victoria.