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A Trip Back in Time

Gosh, this was a surprise and yet why should it be so? Walking around the school made me feel as... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Panny
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Melbourne, Australia
Small but interesting

Another one of the historical buildings/museums just off Todd Mall, easy to fit them all in a... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
WoodgateFamily
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Brisbane, Australia
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17 Jul 2018
“A Trip Back in Time”
16 Sep 2018
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39 Hartley St, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

This small school gives a good view of what education was like from the 1930s to the early 1960s. The historical information about the school and the first teacher is informative. Note that it is only open 4 hours and only on week days. The...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2018

Mrs Ida Standley was the first teacher in this school. She was the principal as well. It was in 1914. In those days there was no electricity. Water came from wells. When Mrs Standley retired, and the school was not a school anymore, Mrs Standley...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Gosh, this was a surprise and yet why should it be so? Walking around the school made me feel as if I was actually living in the times this school was built. Such a good place to visit to remind us of how those before...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Another one of the historical buildings/museums just off Todd Mall, easy to fit them all in a morning and quite inexpensive. Only $2.00 to enter and a small, yet interesting display of early school days. This is where you also get the key for the...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

a national trust attraction. the first school opened in alice springs. was going to be demolished in 80s but national trust stepped in and turned into informative museum. worth a look if in area as only cost $2

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Reviewed 29 May 2016

This small school gives a good view of what education was like from the 1930s to the early 1960s. The historical information about the school and the first teacher is informative. Note that it is only open 4 hours and only on week days. The...More

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