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
  • Hubby and I visited here a few months ago. Each of the buildings have stories and displays. Was very interesting and diverse. Easy to wander around and take in the stories 
  • I thoroughly enjoyed this display. In awe of the women that have come before us. They endured such harsh conditions and hardships we can only imagine. Strong women that achieved so much against the od...  more »
  • This is a really interesting display. A Women's museum, set up in the old gaol, so you are really getting two experiences for the price of one. The jail was extremely interesting, especially the video...  more »
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  • Well worth a visit