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

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Pay homage to hundreds of trailblazing Australian women with a visit to National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol. The site features several permanent exhibitions recognizing the special contributions women made in various fields, from working in prison kitchens to conquering new lands all over the continent. This museum is located in a former prison, which in itself is a unique tourist attraction. Behind the walls of the old prison you can explore stories of the brave exploits and incredible achievements of women from all over Australia. A number of displays celebrate the country’s famous outback heroines. Opened in 1993, the museum continues to expand its collection of stories, photographs, books, and audio/video recordings, providing a comprehensive and educational experience to visitors from around the world. Our Alice Springs vacation builder makes visiting National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol and other Alice Springs attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We really enjoyed the exploring the old gaol as well as the National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame. Allow an hour to really understand the exhibits.  more »
  • Well done to everyone involved in the display of how women have made Australia into what it is today. Well worth a visit.  more »
  • As a feminist and appreciator of what women can achieve, this place resonated with me to the point of tears. Life 'way back when' wasn't easy, let alone for a woman and this Hall of Fame honours and c...  more »