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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 13 October 2016

We loved the animal exhibits including Sweetheart the giant croc (unbelievable)! Also the Commemoration of cyclone Tracy exhibit is first rate.

Thank happynomad53
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I love going to the museum as they really put on a great show. It has been a couple of years since my last visit and there has been some interesting changes and relocations. I still love cyclone Tracy exibit and the superb history of...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 12 October 2016

A great place to learn all things Northern Territory and beyond. History lessons and Aboriginal Art along with flora and fauna is covered by the museum.

Thank Bowls114
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We had some quiet time in Darwin and chose to visit. I'm glad we did. It's free to enter ( but you should leave a donation). There is Aboriginal artwork, a history of Cyclone Tracy , local habitat display and the story of Sweetheart the...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Well to walk around this place is out of this world. So many things to look at and very interesting meet sweetheart the big crocodile, listen to cyclone Tracy see how muck damage she did. A big must to see if your in Darwin NT.

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Great hour spent here. Well laid out and displayed. The Cyclone Tracey display is very informative and the Art Gallery is stunning

Thank Robyn C
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The museum and art gallery offers slow time within the noise of travel. You will find yourself reconnecting with your journey through the many interpretations, art works and cultural artefacts and stories. Go ahead, take the time to be in time at this wonderful venue

Thank Leisure56
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This is a must-see attraction when visiting Darwin. The aboriginal art exhibits are very well presented and the scope of native fauna on display likewise. Loved the Cyclone Tracey exhibit which was delicately handled and informative.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 10 October 2016

A friend recommended the museum and I am so glad I went. An Indigenous art exhibition was showing and it was truly amazing. The museum itself is not very big but has a really interesting section on Cyclone Tracy and the devastation. Aerial shots of...More

Thank denycee64
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We used the hop-on hop-off bus to visit the museum but you also can take a local bus from the CBD area. It really is an amazing place to visit as there is something for all ages and interests. It varies from artwork, to indigenous...More

Thank Iain M
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Opening times please in February 2015
7 February 2015|
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Response from Kiwibob739 | Reviewed this property |
I went on a weekend and it was 10am - 5pm