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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 October 20, 2016

The Cyclone Tracy exhibit at the Museum and Art Galley of the Northern Territory was both sobering and humbling. The highest estimated winds from the cyclone were over 300 km per hour. The exhibit did a great job of telling the story and engaging visitors...More

Thank Hilton R
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

We are regular visitors to this museum. The kids love the jack Hinton maritime museum, I enjoy the exhibition hall and we all enjoy the rest. It would be lovely to see some investment and attention paid to the Discovery Centre but nonetheless recommend this...More

Thank specialk0820
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Indigenous displays and information were so fantastic. The Cyclone Tracey displays were brilliant (and very sad). Overall the technology used was top notch. Kids room with chalk, books and activities

Thank Gail R
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Visited the place with kids, nice display of NT native things and good description. Overall very informative , The DARWIN MUSEUM is free for everyone.

Thank Syed H
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Our party of 12 people, ages 90 - 3, were delighted with this venue. There was something for everyone here, with well planned displays covering a good range of significant cultural and/or historic/human interest subjects. Some of us spent a great deal of time in...More

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed October 18, 2016

All in all , a wonderful place to see . all the exhibits were easy to see and most interesting . Could have spent much more time there.

Thank Angelo R
Reviewed October 18, 2016

we went here just for something to do and because it had free entry, but we were really surprised how interesting it was, plus the animal displays were amazing, its well worth a visit

Thank c b
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Staff friendly. Free entry. Well air conditioned. Museum displays great and informative. The Museum could also include some war memorabilia for the tourists that haven't the time or can't get to the War Museum. Art Gallery indigenous art displays great, but needs more traditional and...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

This was the best selection of aboriginal art that I have seen . It was well laid out , informative . - I am still talking about it ! The Telstra entries were diverse and I am glad I saw them but not as interesting...More

Thank Kim v
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Set in a tranquil setting overlooking the bay is this modern building housing art, various taxidermy, fossils, and an excellent display of the devastating Cyclone Tracy. Add to this a restaurant offering indoor and outdoor dining.

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