Box Hill Town Hall

Colonial Gas Association 1936

Colonial Gas Association 1936

Interior Display

Box Hill Girls Technical School

Whitehorse Road

Looking East From Market Street, Box Hill

Debutante Ball 1932

Mayoress Mrs John K Archer

Box Hill Railway Station 1908

Looking eastward

The White Horse Statue

Centre Median, Whitehorse Road, Box Hill

WELCOME TO THE BOX HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Where Are We?

Suite 7, Town Hall Hub,
27 Bank Street, Box Hill,
Rear of Town Hall View Map

The Society’s Local History Room is open:
Tuesday 11.00 am – 4.00 pm
Other times by appointment

Telephone: (03) 9285 4808
Email: boxhillhistory@gmail.com

Our meetings are usually held at Strabane Chapel, 29 Strabane Avenue Box Hill North, commencing at 8pm. View Map

For the winter months of 2017, they will be held in the Meeting Room of Box Hill Library, which is next to the Town Hall.  Details of the meetings and speakers can be found under the News section of this website.

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Search Our Collection

MAIN CATALOGUE: We hold mainly paper based records, with some small artefacts.  Our main catalogue lists items such as photographs, manuscripts, books, ephemera and loose newspaper cuttings.

It is accessed through the Whitehorse Manningham Regional Library website, is updated quarterly, and is combined with the catalogue of the Doncaster & Templestowe, Warrandyte and Whitehorse historical societies.  Click the link below to access this database.

To view our RATEBOOKS and NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOKS collections please Click Here.

Join Us

The Box Hill Historical Society was formed in 1963. Since then volunteers have worked to collect, preserve and share the unique history of the suburbs of Box Hill, Box Hill North and South, Mont Albert, Mont Albert North, Burwood and that part of Surrey Hills which was formerly located in the City of Box Hill.

The Box Hill Historical Society is affiliated with the Royal Historical Society of Victoria and is a member of the Association of Eastern Historical Societies.

Membership of the society offers many benefits, as well as helping to preserve and maintain our local history.

To join, download the membership form below.

Where Are We?

Suite 7, Town Hall Hub,
27 Bank Street, Box Hill,
Rear of Town Hall View Map

The Society’s Local History Room is open:
Tuesday 11.00 am – 4.00 pm
Other times by appointment

Telephone: (03) 9285 4808
Email: boxhillhistory@gmail.com

Our meetings are usually held at Strabane Chapel, Strabane Avenue Box Hill North, commencing at 8pm. View MapFor the winter months of 2017, they will be held in the Meeting Room of Box Hill Library, which is next to the Town Hall.  Details of the meetings and speakers can be found under the News section of this website.

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Search Our Collection

MAIN CATALOGUE: We hold mainly paper based records, with some small artefacts.  Our main catalogue lists items such as photographs, manuscripts, books, ephemera and loose newspaper cuttings.

It is accessed through the Whitehorse Manningham Regional Library website, is updated quarterly, and is combined with the catalogue of the Doncaster & Templestowe, Warrandyte and Whitehorse historical societies.  Click the link below to access this database.

To view our RATEBOOKS and NEWSPAPER SCRAPBOOKS collections please Click Here.

Join Us

The Box Hill Historical Society was formed in 1963. Since then volunteers have worked to collect, preserve and share the unique history of the suburbs of Box Hill, Box Hill North and South, Mont Albert, Mont Albert North, Burwood and that part of Surrey Hills which was formerly located in the City of Box Hill.

The Box Hill Historical Society is affiliated with the Royal Historical Society of Victoria and is a member of the Association of Eastern Historical Societies.

Membership of the society offers many benefits, as well as helping to preserve and maintain our local history.

To join, download the membership form below.

UPCOMING NEWS & EVENTS

Heritage Week

Heritage week will be celebrated in 2017 from 14th to 21st September. The theme this...

October Meeting

October Guest Speaker: Join Cr Tina Liu as she shares her experiences growing up in Box...