Celebrating 50 years

Brighton Historical Society Inc.

First Floor,
Brighton Arts & Cultural Centre (Old Brighton Town Hall),
Corner Carpenter & Wilson Streets,
Brighton, Victoria, Australia

Open every Thursday from 12 noon until 5pm. Entry is free.

Please note the Society will close for the holiday break from 5pm on 4th December 2014
and reopen at 12 noon on 5th February, 2015.


Patron Weston Bate

Our rooms at Brighton Historical SocietyWelcome to the Brighton Historical Society website.

The BHS was founded in 1963 to collect and preserve material and provide present and future generations access to the history of Brighton.

BHS is the home of a unique costume collection and extensive research facilities which include a photographic and art collection and many artefacts of local significance.

The Brighton Historical Society is a member of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, the Bayside History Network, the South Metro History Group and Museums Australia and has been appointed by the Public Record Office of Victoria as a Place of Deposit.


Logo for the State Government of VictoriaBrighton Historical Society gratefully acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government through the Community Support Fund and Public Record Office Victoria for making this project possible.