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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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19 Conacher St | Bullocky Point, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
+61 8 8999 8201
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've lived in Darwin for a few years and have been here many times. It's always great, some static displays and some changing displays. We always learn something new and it's a great spot for visitors. The café in the complex is brilliant and the...More

Thank ontheroad181
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum was a very pleasant surprise. The exhibits are very well presented (with some scary critters). This should be a must do when visiting Darwin.

Thank Tonir63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful modern museum featuring aboriginal art. Beautiful work beautifully displayed. Very interesting and informative displays of local wildlife and sea life. Cyclone Tracey display. Fabulous photos of early settlers display. We enjoyed it all. Lovely cafe. Well stocked gift shop.

1  Thank Tessa W
Reviewed 1 week ago

we were fortunate to go when the ATSI Art award entrants were on display. Really interesting and varied, and a lovely display area. The Cyclone Tracy display is fascinating, and the other smaller galleries were well managed. A great café for mid afternoon break before...More

1  Thank 374donnaq
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised with the quality and the variety of the Museum and commend the curators. The Tracey Exhibition really bought home the horror of that experience and we loved the natural history museum exhibits. The maritime museum is still a work in progress...More

Thank pointopoint
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantasic Indigenous art and stories about the artists. There was also a film showing the artist's stories. We didn't get to the rest of the Museum as we started to late in the day. we will be going back to have a look at the...More

Thank madcart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the hop on hop of bus tour a d this was one of the stops. It is a small museum. But there is a very interesting display about cyclone Tracey and a sound booth to let you experience the spund a cyclone makes. There...More

Thank Rosemary H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An outstanding and educational display of fauna that is of a high standard. Younger people especially will gain a lot from it. The Cyclone Tracy museum is of much interest and relives the horror of Christmas Day in Darwin in 1974 and the weeks and...More

Thank Ray42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is free to enter which was a nice surprise. Exhibits are very well displayed, many in Perspex type of windows and on shelves. No tacky dusty vignettes. Great variety of items plus they are in the process of adding a few more exhibits, photos...More

Thank Frances W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are some fantastic displays in this museum. Two stand-outs are a comprehensive display of indigenous artworks from Papunya - a key centre in the history of 'modern' indigenous art; and a moving exhibit that covers the destruction of Darwin by Cyclone Tracey. A great...More

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