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Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

19 Conacher St | Bullocky Point, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
+61 8 8999 8201
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The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is the NT's premier cultural institution. Enjoy permanent exhibition highlights such as Cyclone Tracy, Natural History and Sweetheart, a famous croc as well as exciting temporary exhibitions. Enjoy a meal at the picturesque Cornucopia cafe overlooking the sea or purchase a book or gift at the Store at the Museum. Entry is free. MAGNT runs an engaging series of talks, public programs, workshops and school holiday programs. Check out the website for details
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
19 Conacher St | Bullocky Point, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
+61 8 8999 8201
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Reviewed today via mobile

Went here on a whim because we had some spare time. Only spent about an hour, you could spend longer. The layout was very confusing and didn't have a good flow, and there were a number of exhibitions that were being refurbished. The exhibitions that...More

Thank Kimberley R
Reviewed yesterday

Found this very interesting especially the Cyclone Tracey exhibition. Gallery easy to navigate and enjoyed the Aboriginal art and artefacts. Cafe in lovely surroundings. Easy car parking and the Interactive area for children was good. Staff excellent and provided an easy to follow map.

Thank I168SLannef
Reviewed yesterday

This is a very interesting place to visit, with a lot of different types of galleries, it is ideal for families with children

Thank djaustin2017
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Free entry to this gallery is just the beginning. It contains a potted history of Darwin and the top end as well as some desirable 20th Century art. The Cyclone Tracy story is well told and the history of the sea is fascinating. Well worth...More

Thank willferris
Reviewed 2 days ago

The art gallery is breathtaking! All paintings have a briefing next to them explaining what the artist message was. Absolutely stunning. The museum it s great as well!

Thank osvaldob
Reviewed 2 days ago

I wish I'd had more time to explore this in more depth. It's only a small gallery/museum but has a wealth of early white Australian and indigenous art as well as interesting stuff about Cyclone Tracy.The kids wil llove to see the big crocodile Sweetheart

Thank Jacomina P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very informative and interesting. It was especially good outside and easy to get to , via the hop on hop off bus.

Thank Mary H
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was so great hearing from someone who was in cyclone Tracy. Was great getting that first hand experience. Kids enjoyed this place

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was lucky enough to be there to see the amazing Tjunguṉutja exhibition which has just started and runs through to February 2018. The paintings were fabulous, and the audiovisual show with the drone camerawork was well worth sitting down and watching through. The Cyclone...More

Thank Ali H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This new exhibition has one of the most amazing audio visual production I've seen. The drone work on this video is stunning. This is so beautifully put together and interesting - it's a must see.

Thank Jedda_Melb
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Response from Kiwibob739 | Reviewed this property |
I went on a weekend and it was 10am - 5pm