Sunday Walk and Open House

December 4th  10.00 a.m. “On the Way to History House” with BHS members. Meet at the View Street entrance of the QEO. The walk will explore the area around View Street and Mackenzie Street. History House will be open from 11.00 a.m. for a rescheduled Open Day for Members. Participants ...

BHS Christmas Luncheon

Bendigo Historical Society Cordially Invites You to Our Annual Christmas Luncheon and Recognition of service to BHS of Jim Evans and Kay MacGregor Friday December 9, 2022 Bendigo Basketball Stadium – Sky lounge area 91 Inglis St, West Bendigo Victoria 3550. Arrive 12 noon for 12.30 meal Two Course Lunch ...

Coming Events

Monthly Members’ meetings Friday November 4   “Fares to the Fair”   Women Bus Conductors in Interwar Melbourne Emma Robertson, Associate Professor, La Trobe University. Walk Into History Sunday November 6th  10.00 a.m. “Balak Kalik Manya – Walking Together.” A short stroll through Dja Dja Wurrung’s history of Bendigo with Rodney ...

The wonders of mining at Victoria Hill Walks

RHSV History Month  1 – 30 October 2022 Final events. Sunday October 30th at 10.00 a.m. and 2 p.m. “The wonders of mining at Victoria Hill “ led by Billy Allen with extensive knowledge of geology and mining history.. Meet at Victoria Hill (opposite the Goldmines Hotel). Cost $10 ($5 ...


POSTPONED The Walking Tour of Bendigo Creek scheduled for Sunday October 23 at 10.00 a.m.  with Peter Cox (National Trust) has been postponed because of the predicted rain event over the weekend. This event will be rescheduled in 2023.   RHSV History Month  1 – 30 October 2022 Final events. ...

Movie Night Fundraiser October 20

Bendigo Historical Society Movie Night FUNDRAISER Thursday October 20 at Star Cinema at 7.00 p.m. “THE LOST CITY OF MELBOURNE”  is a documentary that has just premiered at the Melbourne International Film festival and is being released in a small number of cinemas. The BHS event is now live on ...

History House Now Open.

The BHS Collection has been relocated to History House at 11 Mackenzie Street Bendigo. The new location is currently open to the public on Thursdays from 10.00 a.m. – 2.00 p.m. Phone 03 5442 1005 during these hours.

CANCELLED Walks into History September 4

Unfortunately the Walk into History scheduled for Sunday September 4th has been cancelled due to unavailability of the presenter. “Stories of Bendigo’s Chinese Precinct”

Walk Into History

Walks into History August 7th “A picture gallery such as would do credit to this City”. (P. Hayes, Mayor 1887). With Heather McNeill. Explore the early years of the building and items from the first collections of Bendigo Art Gallery. Meet at the View Street entrance of the Gallery.

Annual General Meeting 2022

The 2021-2002 AGM of the Bendigo Historical Society will be held at the TAFE Theatrette at 2.00 p.m. on Friday August 5. All positions declared vacant. Nomination form at following link.   Committee Nomination Form 2022