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

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Definitely worth a visit

Housed in the former Alice Springs Women's Gaol, the National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame is one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
V581ZSdonb
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Sydney, Australia
Inspiring

Well done and inspiring. We first visited the interesting men's prison and then the old kitchen... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sega58
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Gympie, 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

Housed in the former Alice Springs Women's Gaol, the National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame is one of the most interesting places we visited in Alice Springs. The exhibitions are well curated and quite fascinating. They flesh out bits and bobs you pick up at...More

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NPWHF1, Admin Asst at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. We are so very glad you enjoyed your visit. All the amazing women in our museum do indeed have fascinating stories!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well done and inspiring. We first visited the interesting men's prison and then the old kitchen where the women's hall of fame is situated. There was so much interesting information in here as well as items on display. Next, we toured the women's prison and...More

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NPWHF1, Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to reveiw our msuem and Old Gaol. I'm pleased you enjoyed the gaol expereince.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this attraction and am glad we did. Located in the Old Gaol, the locals have worked hard to create an informative, interesting attraction. Well worth the visit.

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NPWHF1, Admin Asst at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you "stumbled" upon us! It's people like you that make all our hard work worth it!

Reviewed 25 July 2018

This complex also includes the old Gaol. Very informative and reasonably priced admission. Allow approximately 2 hours to wander through the Hall of Fame and the Gaol.

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NPWHF1, Admin Asst at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review. It sounds like you enjoyed yourself! Yes, please allow 2 - 3 hours to experience all the museum and gaol have to offer.

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Thank goodness for pioneering women. This was a small but informative account of pioneering women from the 1800 to now. It had some great photos and accounts of women who maned the station and had their children some up to ten in small slab huts....More

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NPWHF1, Admin Asst at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sounds like John and Leonie took care of you when you visited. We always have such great volunteer caretakers! Thanks for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 21 July 2018

Some interesting exhibits. I found myself more interested in the gaol and the conditions the prisoners would have endured while there.More

Thank Philip G
NPWHF1, Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hi Philip, thanks for your review. We are pleased to be able to offer exhibitions in both the women's museum and then stories of the Old Gaol. Sometimes, one pulls to people more that the other. We hope you enjoyed the Old Gaol Stories. Happy...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

An amazing little gem of a museum. Fascinating stories of women who contributed to the early history of the Red Centre. Also an overview of modern Australian Heroines. Love this advice for teachers.

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NPWHF1, Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thanks so much for your great response Jill! So pleased you enjoyed yourself. Jes - Business Manager

Reviewed 9 July 2018

This place was amazing. So much to see and read. It was an eye opener for the kids as to how things happened back then and what people had to endure to get where we are today. It is a shame that part of the...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Coming to this attraction let me see two attractions for the price of one. I came for the National Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame (which included a large room full of exhibits), but they were conveniently located in the old city prison. It is the...More

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NPWHF1, Manager at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi there, thanks so much for your review, we are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Jes - Business Manager

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing place to be. The hall of fame was fantastic and takes a long time to look at. The gaol also was interesting and a bit overwhelming! The centre relies on grants and should be more supported by government. Well worth a...More

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Barbara J
14 July 2016|
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Response from NPWHF | Property representative |
$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
31 May 2015|
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Response from NPWHF | Property representative |
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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