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

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Inspirational journey and great exhibit

We came here with a party from the Ghan train and I was not expecting much as it was based in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
beheaded c
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Brisbane, Australia
Signature Quilt a highlight

This was an absolute treat and a great credit to all the volunteers and staff who run the museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
389ji
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Millthorpe, 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...more
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2 Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here with a party from the Ghan train and I was not expecting much as it was based in the old goal which closed in 1996. However these drab old buildings have been brought to life with dedicated work by these women who...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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NPWHF1, Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your very supportive and positive review. We would like to encourage everyone to visit and be inspired by the many innovative and inspiring women that the Museum showcases.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an absolute treat and a great credit to all the volunteers and staff who run the museum and have curated the excellent exhibitions. The location seemed incongruous to me before the visit but in retrospect I could see relevant connections and I love...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was far more interesting than I thought it would be. As well as the informative displays about famous women, there are also exhibits about the old gaol that was located here.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

Wow, what an inspiring place to visit, even the guests in the Gaol made a life for themselves. So many Women were / are leaders in the field. So much information to take in... should go over 2 days to get a full appreciation of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Kathleen H, Administration Assistant at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback Kaylene, so glad you loved it.

Reviewed March 24, 2019

Interesting exhibition showing past and contemporary women's work with fascinating tools and stories. Also, gift shop, volunteer run.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

I made 2 visits to this gallery and enjoed it immensely. It portrays the lives of many outback women as well as others who have made their mark in Australia's cities. The exhibition also includes the old Darwin jail with its men's and women's sections...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 29, 2019

The National Pioneer Women`s Hall of Fame offers vivid insights into the considerable historical role of women in outback Australia. Some research before you travel will enhance your understanding of their work and challenges in the harsh environments that confronted them. Enlightening !

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 29, 2018

I very much enjoyed my tour here located in the former Alice Springs women's gaol. Its hard not to be touched by the stories and think what conditions really were like back then. Some of cells had some writings on the wall. The gift shop...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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NPWHF1, Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

Thanks for your comments Morgan407. So glad you enjoyed your time here in our museum and Old Gaol.

Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Very small museum placed in the old jail. There are many stories of both famous women and those who were the first. This museum remember both those in the outback and the aborigionals! Since it is an old jailbuildind there is films and stories told...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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NPWHF1, Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

Thanks for your review lenegrv.

Reviewed December 8, 2018

A Museum and old gaol all in one .The old gaol has lots of stories from those that have worked there and been incarcerated there and it shows how forward thinking the lady who ran the womens prison was ,I thought her narration of life...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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NPWHF1, Jes - Business Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

Thanks so much for your review Feeona. We hope to see you back one day.

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Barbara J
July 13, 2016|
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$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
May 31, 2015|
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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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