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Araluen Cultural Precinct

Details & Facilities


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Phone: 08 8951 1120

The Araluen Cultural Precinct provides a fascinating glimpse into the art, culture and heritage of Central Australia, and into some of the local identities that helped develop the region.

The precinct is also culturally significant to the local Arrernte people. There are seven registered sacred sites and trees of significance on the precinct. These are an integral component of the Two Women Dreaming Track.

Description

A self-guided walking tour around the Araluen Cultural Precinct provides a fascinating glimpse into the art, culture and heritage of Central Australia, and into some of the local identities that helped develop the region.

The precinct was home to Eddie Connellan, a pioneer of aviation in the Northern Territory. The original hangar, associated heritage buildings and the Connellan, or Araluen Homestead, still form part of the precinct.

Some of the attractions which make up the Araluen Cultural Precinct include:
- Central Craft
- Yeperenye Sculpture
- Strehlow Research Centre
- Museum of Central Australia
- Central Australian Aviation Museum and
- The Araluen Arts Centre


Map & Directions

Directions

A 5 min drive from the centre of town. Head West down Larapinta Drive, it is directly opposite the Alice Springs Tourist Park.