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Royal Historical Society of Victoria

239 A'Beckett St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9326 9288
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Great book sale

We attended the annual book sale which happened to be on when we were in Melbourne. The books were... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
wlkbt_trvlr
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Perth, Australia
another hidden gem

most tourists don't know this is here. what a shame. an amazing resource for all things historical... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
JohnG3121
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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1 Jul 2017
“Great book sale”
6 May 2017
“another hidden gem”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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239 A'Beckett St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 3 9326 9288
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

We attended the annual book sale which happened to be on when we were in Melbourne. The books were arranged orderly in appropriate sections, stacked neatly and prices marked accordingly. Friendly staff were on hand and made the whole experience lovely. Keep up the good...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

most tourists don't know this is here. what a shame. an amazing resource for all things historical. you could spend hours here.

Thank JohnG3121
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Loved the current display Cabinets of Wonder, well thought out. I spent quite a bit of time wandering. Have never been in before but will certainly be looking out for future exhibitions.

Thank Jste011
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

As a lapsed member of this organisation I recommend it to anyone interested in any aspect of Victoria's history. A daytime visit to the society's city HQ is worthwhile if you want to see the current exhibition or do some research in the library. Enter...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Excellent display of memorabilia apparently taken from the archives of the History Society. They have changing exhibitions and also a library of Victorian books and other resources.

Thank HelMelMelbourne
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