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National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame

2 Stuart Terrace | P.O. Box 9193, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871, Australia
+61-8-8952 9006
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Ranked #16 of 31 attractions in Alice Springs
Type: History Museums
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Four-wheeling
Owner description: Over 100 Australian who were pioneers in their fields are featured at this museum, which tells their stories through photographs, artifacts and other... more » Owner description: Over 100 Australian who were pioneers in their fields are featured at this museum, which tells their stories through photographs, artifacts and other memorabilia. « less
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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

we really enjoyed the exhibitions here and a great video with people who had worked here. The womens hall of fame is absolutely full of history and really old photos and pieces of memorabilia all through it. We walked through the old buildings and enjoyed chatting to the people who really seem to love what they do, thank you !

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Cobbitty, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

We have wanted to visit for several years as we arranged for an Australian pioneer to be inducted. The opportunity presented itself as a side trip from The Ghan on the way to Darwin. Great museum that should be visited by all Australians to fully appreciate the impact so many fabulous women have had on our lives. I look forward... More

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Charlottesville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is a fine museum honoring the contributions of women pioneers in the Australian outback. Very well presented in a small space. Price was reasonable. Near the Royal Flying Doctor Service and good to double up.

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Port Adelaide, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The Hall of Fame was located at another attraction (the old gaol) The Hall of Fame was very well presented with many photos and stories of the pioneering women who did so much for the Alice and its surrounds. Some very interesting stories. Could have spent a lot more time there.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is a must for anyone - but i think especially for any women visiting Alice Springs. Such an inspirational experience - incredible stories and artefacts.I went an hour before closing - not enough time to enjoy it all. Its actually in the old Prison so you get to see two attractions for the price of one. The Prison is... More

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

One of our side tours whilst travelling on the Ghan from Darwin to Adelaide was a stopover in Alice Springs and the chance to visit some of the local historical sites. To hear the story of Molly Clarke and her continuing efforts to establish this National Pioneer Womens Hall of Fame after visiting the Stockmans Hall of Fame is a... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We arrived close to the end of visiting hours; luckily the helpful person in charge let us in and we were able to visit the whole display. It was an eyeopener to realize how recent some of these pioneers' achievements were.

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Alice Springs, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

A great place to visit while you are in Alice Springs. Located across the road on the left, from the Royal Flying Doctors near the Reptile Centre. See some of the accomplishment of the women in the surrounding area, both European/Australian and Indigenous. Don't forget to ask about the quilt! A gold coin donation to keep this place going was... More

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I couldn't tell because I did not get into the facilities. We arrived at the front gates at 12:30 pm after having just visited the Flying Doctors only to find the front gate locked with the Welcome Sign still in front with the hours of operation posted and 12:30 was well within the hours of operation.

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Blind River, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

After visiting Anzac Hill we carried on to Women's Hall of Fame. The sign said they were open 10 to 5 and we were within that time - all the doors were locked, no one in sight although we could see a table with papers on it that looked like information folders. Waited around for 1/2 hour, and then left.... More

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NPWHF, Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame, responded to this review

Good Morning Travelover 795943, so sorry to hear you were not able to come in and enjoy our Museum/Old Gaol. We were open between 10am-4pm as stated on our notice at the front of the building, however my volunteer did tell me that she had closed the big front wooden doors at 3.30pm leaving the small door set in the... More

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