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National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol

2 Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871, Australia
+61 8 8952 9006
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After doing a number of small tours we decided to visit the Hall of Fame. Located in the old gaol... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Travel3220
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Geelong
The old Alice Springs Goal

Loads of interesting facts on leading women in the Territory are showcased here. With the extra... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
heatherwils0n
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Alice Springs, Australia
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The National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame is one of two women's museums in Australia. It is dedicated to preserving the place of women in history for their special contribution to Australia's heritage and tells their stories through photographs, artifacts, audio, video and other memorabilia. The museum is based in the heritage-listed Old Alice Springs Gaol, and visitors can also explore the old gaol cells and learn about its history and stories.
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2 Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After doing a number of small tours we decided to visit the Hall of Fame. Located in the old gaol it was not open when we attended on the weekend. Maybe next time.

Thank Travel3220
Reviewed 5 days ago

Loads of interesting facts on leading women in the Territory are showcased here. With the extra whow factor of being held in the old Alice Springs goal, you can help escape that feeling oooh.

Thank heatherwils0n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small museum, set in an old jail near the centre of Alice Springs. The Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame identifies the Australian women who have been first across a wide range of fields - aviation, optometry, law, government, local mayors, and also...More

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Kathleen H, Front Office Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm really glad you enjoyed our museum! Thanks for taking the time to submit a review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This exhibit is a wonderful example of the contribution these determined and gifted woman made to the development of Australia. Everyone who goes to Alice Springs must visit it. The day we visited it was 40 degrees outside which only served to highlight the conditions...More

Thank Rose G
Kathleen H, Front Office Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We truly appreciate the kind comments. The pioneer women of Australia were indeed gifted and amazing!

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped at this site and sussed out the museum and enjoyed our time around the self guided tour. Our favourite part was talking to Julie about all things Alice springs as she had a wealth and abundance of information. It was really interesting and...More

Thank Steve S
Kathleen H, Front Office Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind comments! We feel very fortunate to have Julie, as well as the rest of our fantastic volunteers.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

this was a highlight of our visit among many others. We were really impressed with the stories of the women and their tenacity in such alien and harsh conditions. very heartfelt

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Kathleen H, Front Office Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thanks for much for the positive feedback! We feel these women's stories are important and need to be told.

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Such a fantastic experience to roam around the old jail and view displays highlighting the pioneer days.

Thank Robin P
Kathleen H, Front Office Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed our museum and our gaol!

Reviewed 30 September 2017

Set in the Old Prison, this Hall of Fame is a fascinating collection of women in Australia pioneering in many different fields. I mistakenly thought it was just about women of the Outback but I was so delighted to see so many women represented as...More

Thank Purple C
Kathleen H, Front Office Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. It sounds like you learned a lot about many amazing Australian women!

Reviewed 29 September 2017

The Old Alice Springs Gaol is well worth the visit, but the National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame is a must do in my opinion. It's a wonderful presentation of the role of women in the outback in early days, showcasing their courage and determination,...More

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Kathleen H, Front Office Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

It's fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed the Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame! Thanks for sharing.

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Set in the old goal, a remarkable presentation of our pioneering past an amazing stories of woman, courage and inspiration. Well displayed with loads of information delivery options. One thing I must stress is give yourself time in yet another outstanding exhibit in Alice Springs....More

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Kathleen H, Front Office Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you very much for the positive feedback! We definitely agree that visitors should plan to spend several hours here reading the stories of amazing women and exploring the old gaol.

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Barbara J
13 July 2016|
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Response from NPWHF | Property representative |
$10 adult $7 concession (senior) $4 child or $25 family (2 adults & up to 4 children) hope this helps :)
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Fran L
31 May 2015|
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Response from NPWHF | Property representative |
I think you may have contacted us by mistake. We have no accommodation available at this site. We are a museum/tourist attraction.
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