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Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre

Paterson Street, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0861, Australia
+61 8 8962 2221
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Good art & great audio tour

We visited the centre on a day they were preparing for an evening harmony festival concert. Despite... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kristine R
Canberra, Australia
via mobile
Nicky Nicky Nine Door

We did the audio tour of Nyinkka Nyunyu Art centre in Tennant Creek a couple of weeks ago to get... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
Moncton, Canada
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Nyinkka Nyunyu is an authentic Aboriginal Art & Culture Centre, which celebrates both the history and the living culture of the proud Warumungu people, traditional owners of Tennant Creek. It is also a fine museum and the regional art gallery for the surrounding Barkly Region. The staff are friendly, traditional Warumungu people who offer a genuine Aboriginal experience. Take the audio tour to hear the stories of this amazing landscape! Open 7 days per week.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Paterson Street, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0861, Australia
+61 8 8962 2221
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the centre on a day they were preparing for an evening harmony festival concert. Despite all the preparations, the staff took the time with us to ensure that we enjoyed our visit. There were some wonderful pieces of art and lots interesting items...More

Thank Kristine R
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We did the audio tour of Nyinkka Nyunyu Art centre in Tennant Creek a couple of weeks ago to get our fill of the local culture while we were in the area. Some nice pieces on display but some of the technology for the audio...More

1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Our initial visit to the centre was towards closing time so it was suggested that we visit again the next day so that we could take the $12.50 pp audio tour. Also we were told that we could meet the artist whose painting we had...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Location 5/5 Right on the highway as you enter Tennant Creek. Service 3/5 I had read other reviews that said it looked like they were closed, no one was there to serve them, etc. We also got that feeling. We went in and there were...More

Thank Les B
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the audio tour of the centre and gardens but were a little disappointed. The technology used is past its use by date and one of the exhibits was asking for a computer re-boot. The attendant apologized that we would probably run out of...More

Thank NouveauNomads
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Such a welcoming place to visit.The exhibitions are well thought out with information documented well. The staff were very helpful and open for questions.Highly recommended.

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Visitor centre is really interesting and staff very friendly. Met local artists and stories of artworks explained, highly recommend a visit.

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Very professional set up of displays combined with audio which can be taken at your own pace ($12.50). The tour covers approximately 26 displays across a range of topics including history of indigenous Australians, culture, bush food and remedies etc both inside the building and...More

Thank Malcolm F
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed this place. The art collection was fabulous and it was all displayed really well. The cafe was closed when we were there. We were the only ones there - which is a pity - as it really was a beautifully conceived and...More

Thank JennySco1953
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

After reading reviews thought this place was worthy of an investigation. It posses a great history of the aborigines of the area BUT half the displays were not working. There is supposed to be an opportunity to view aborigines doing hand crafts. None of this...More

2  Thank Mike P
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