A museum of national importance founded in 1993 by Molly Clark from Old Andado Station, the National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame celebrates the achievements of women in Australia's history.
A pioneer woman is any woman who is a pioneer in her chosen field, referring not only to the traditional meaning of the word - a colonist, explorer or settler in a new land - but to any woman who is an innovator or developer of something new.
Permanent exhibitions include, 'Ordinary Women/ Extraordinary Lives - Women First in Their Field' and the Signature Quilt, 'Women at the Heart' (Central Australia), 'Women's Work and the Aviatrix Tapestry.
NPWHF is located at the Old Alice Springs Gaol, the Gaol buildings are open to visitors and gaol stories are told in a complementary booklet. Exhibits illustrating life in the gaol are being developed.
Visitors see two unique heritage attractions at one great location.Visit Website
Access With Assistance for the Disabled, Car park, Coach Parking, First aid equipment, Guide, Parking for the Disabled, Picnic Area, Public Toilet, Sheltered Area, Toilet facilities for the Disabled
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