Bendigo Historical Society Inc.
The aim of the Bendigo Historical Society Inc. is to encourage and facilitate the study of the history of Bendigo and district.
The Society acquires, researches, preserves, conserves, interprets and exhibits material which illustrates this history.
The Bendigo Historical Society Inc. is a voluntary non-profit Incorporated Association that began in November 1958.
The BHS owns a heritage collection of more than 40,000 items that is now located at History House 11 Mackenzie Street Bendigo. (August 2022).
The Society is run by volunteers who are responsible for managing and preserving the collection for future generations. Governance is by an elected committee.
Services We Offer
The Society holds a culturally and historically significant collection of books, documents, photographs, artworks, textiles and objects. Many of the photographs and documents are irreplaceable.
The volunteers are progressively cataloguing the collection and entering the data onto Collections Management and Archiving Software.
We have a Research officer who answers research queries.
There is an initial charge of $10.00 for research services.
Bendigo Historical Society
Account number: 117 815 951
Email our research officer with enquiries: email@example.com
Please complete the Research request form
Email or post to PO Box 2309, Mail Centre Bendigo 3554
Where To Find Us
Bendigo Historical Society Inc. History House 11 Mackenzie Street Bendigo
The BHS Collection has been relocated to History House at 11 Mackenzie Street Bendigo. The new location is currently open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.
Phone 03 5442 1005 during these hours.
We’re holding a pop up shop with genuine goods from 1900’s to 1960’s. Dates: 27, 28 & 29 May 2022 Time: 10.30am – 4.00pm Location:
BHS TRIVIA NIGHT Wednesday November 13 7.00 pm – 10.00 pm South Bendigo Bowls Club Palmerston St Bendigo BYO Nibbles. Light Supper. Tea and coffee