The National Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame, Alice Springs

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Pay homage to hundreds of trailblazing Australian women with a visit to The National Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame. 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 The National Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame and other Alice Springs attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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TripAdvisor
  • worth the while to come and see what is actually at the National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame....not only about the pioneering women but also history about our early jails....and don't forget to look ...  more »
  • Fantastic history of Australian women. Easy to read and really interesting. Well presented (and the room is air conditioned ... while you look you can keep cool ). The history of the prison (where it ...  more »
  • Was really surprised by this because it includes women from all over Australia, not just the Central Australian region. I love the double history of the Hall of Fame being housed in the old Alice Spri...  more »
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  • Well worth a visit