Pioneer Women

The National Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame

Two Attractions in One Location

National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame1 - The National Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame, is a Women’s museum dedicated to celebrating and preserving the history of Australian women. From our earliest pioneering women of central Australia through to current day women. Founded by Molly Clark of ‘Old Andado’ station in 1993.

2 - The Old Gaol, 1938 to 1996 was the only working gaol in town and is now heritage listed. Cell blocks are open for daily tours.

A women’s museum in a gaol? While some maybe concerned the focus on women has wavered, this location actually strengthens our future by increasing the appeal to visitors. The more visits, the closer we move to the goal of self sustainability and the ability to grow the women’s exhibition.

They are two distinct entities and are in no way is one commenting on the other. This said, the National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame at the Old Alice Springs Gaol provides visitors with two interesting attractions to visit at the one location.

Expierence "Women at the Heart: Pioneering Women of Central Australia", "Ordinary Women/Extraordinary Lives: First in their Field" and "Women's Work is Never Done".

Come on in and take a walk back in time.

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