Women's Museum of Australia (formerly 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 Women's Museum of Australia (formerly 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. To visit Women's Museum of Australia (formerly National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame) & Old Alice Springs Gaol and get the most from your holiday in Alice Springs, create itinerary details personal to you using our Alice Springs travel itinerary planner.
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  • This is located in the old Alice Springs Jail, which is interesting in itself. Was greeted by very friendly and chatty volunteer who was happy to talk about the museum and about Alice Springs. Well ke...  more »
  • Your entry covers both the Pioneer Women’s Museum (now called National Women’s Museum) and Old Gail. I could have spent a lot more time here - it has a lot going for it and is very well presented, I v...  more »
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  • A great place to visit. Lots of history and interesting stuff.
  • So enjoyed reading about our fabulous women. My 2 heroes listed there - Julia gillard and Quentin Bryce. Such inspirational and intelligent woman. Would highly recommend visit.
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