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Royal Historical Society of Victoria

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Army Medical Corps

The building was originally used by the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps for training. Much can... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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
Perth, Australia
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21 Aug 2018
“Army Medical Corps”
1 Jul 2017
“Great book sale”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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239 A'Beckett St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 3 9326 9288
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

The building was originally used by the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps for training. Much can be seen alluding to that. I would like to have a look inside, but there are renovation works underway and it may be inaccessible for a time.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2017
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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.

Date of experience: May 2017
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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.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jste011
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

Date of experience: October 2015
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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.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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