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Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

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Address: Conacher Street | Bullocky Point, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
Phone Number: 08 8999 8201
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The fierce Cyclone Tracey that devastated Darwin in 1974 is chillingly...

The fierce Cyclone Tracey that devastated Darwin in 1974 is chillingly re-enacted inside this museum's "Black Room." Situated in a tropical garden, the museum also houses Aboriginal, Southeast Asian and Oceanic art.

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The Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory set in a tropical garden on Darwin Harbour at Bullocky Point is an absolute 'MUST DO' for any visitor to Darwin. It includes an... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory set in a tropical garden on Darwin Harbour at Bullocky Point is an absolute 'MUST DO' for any visitor to Darwin. It includes an awesome Aboriginal display amongst one of the best arranged display of worldly artefacts. However there is an exhibit commemorating Cyclone Tracy that destroyed Darwin Christmas Eve 1974.... More 

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Bunbury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A very interesting place to visit, and so sad to see about Cyclone Tracey, as well as Sweet heart the Croc.

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Thank Joy H
Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great gallery and museum, loved the Cyclone Tracey exhibit, best part is that it is free. Also had a very enjoyable lunch that was reasonably priced.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

For a slower day in Darwin.... this was very nice and informative too. Sweetheart the croc ...huge! Indigenous culture was good to see and understand too. The cafe attached was great

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Orange, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my favourite thing to do in Darwin! Stopped here when on the Hop On Hop Off Bus (another must do). Loved the Telstra exhibit and the section on Cyclone Tracey. A GREAT place.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything about this place is great from the helpful guy at the front desk. Artwork fantastic, cyclone Tracey exhibit excellent. Meeting sweetheart an experience. A must do on yr trip to Darwin

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum has an exhibition of local artists at the same time and covered all tastes. It offered a beautiful open area that gave you as much or as little as you wanted to know about a little know district of Australia- this visit showed me that events in history from the war, the Cyclone and the crocodiles are a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Definitely worthwhile, informative, interesting. Need at least 2 hours to do it justice. OK for kids, too, Prams work well and can avoid most stairs. Cornucopia Restaurant next door very good for a feed or cuppa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a really nice couple of hours at the museum and particularly enjoyed the Cyclone Tracey and wildlife exhibits. The cafe was excellent with good food and excellent service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Interesting artwork and a nice little shop too. Cyclone exhibit is very interesting. Worth a visit and somewhere to escape the heat!

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