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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
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Reviewed December 15, 2017

An excellent museum, which has free entry, a decent cafe, and some great exhibits. The Cyclone Tracey one was particularly poignant and informative. The Aboriginal art was quite stunning and well presented. Disappointingly the fishing vessels exhibit was undergoing refurbishment at the time of our...More

Thank cheshiretraveller57
Reviewed December 14, 2017

Great place to learn more about Darwin and the museum is very managed. Good place to chill and nice displays

Thank Gerkev
Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

Great display and history of Darwin. Kids liked cyclone Tracey memorabilia and information . Art was informative and visual displays all well done

Thank cpcow
Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

The display of Cyclone Tracy was excellent, sound booth recorded by a resident a highlight, as was the before and after of various buildings/locations in Darwin. Sweetheart story a bit sad

Thank Karen S
Reviewed December 10, 2017

Exited from the hop on hop off bus at the museum, driver said we would need a while. we spent 4.5 hours there (we are not museum people!). The indigenous imaging about the painters was informative and interesting, as was the Cyclone Tracy display, and...More

Thank 800Mobile
Reviewed December 9, 2017

The Museum was a great place to visit but if you've seen it once then that is enough. The place really needs an upgrade in the boat room, the outside water feature and the top floor. Maybe a new coat of paint would make it...More

Thank Deanne K
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

This museum was brilliant i learnt so much in here. All about the history of aborigines. The very destructive hurricane of the 70s.the biggest crocodile ever found and di many more interesting things. Brilliant for the children and me to.

Thank lynndi56
Reviewed December 8, 2017

What a great place to spend a few hours! The aboriginal paintings exhibition is just spectacular and is complemented perfectly with some excellent audio visual presentations in the small theatrette. Highly recommended.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed December 7, 2017

The Museum and Art Gallery is definitely worth a look when visiting Darwin! It is free to enter, air conditioned and provides a good insight to Darwin and NT history and culture. There are excellent examples of Aboriginal art and very good information on the...More

Thank Wade J
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Wonderful displays and a large amount of authentic items much of it with local application. Good value for money.

Thank halilley
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February 7, 2015|
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Response from Kiwibob739 | Reviewed this property |
I went on a weekend and it was 10am - 5pm