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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 today

We have been several times to this Gallery and we always enjoy it. A great range of exhibitions and the Cyclone Tracy one is great for an intro to the history of Darwin. Lovely location down by the beach and the cafe isn't bad either....More

Thank Watravers
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The exhibitions are well laid put with comprehensive explanations. The video was very powerful and informative and sweetheart a lovely bit of Darwin history.

Thank familyGNZ
Reviewed 2 days ago

We used the Hop On Hop Off Bus and stopped at this attraction for about 3 hours. You can have lunch at the cafe overlooking the water. The museum was amazing. Of particular interest was the indigenous painting collection ,created by 5 men from the...More

Thank mulika
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very worthwhile visit. Included Sweetheart the giant crocodile, the bombing of Darwin and cyclone Tracy. Peter and Val

Thank Raymond B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Modern architecture and good presentation of aborigenal art and of Darwin's history and surroundings. Fine cafetaria and good museum shop.

Thank JFLR187198
Reviewed 3 days ago

There were two major reasons for visiting Darwin, these being the Cyclone Tracey museum, and the WW2 memorial. Neither disappointed and deserve five stars from this reviewer. The museum and art gallery has so much more to offer, and does it very well. Staff could...More

1  Thank ian_collings
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Allow plenty of time as there is so much to see. Treat yourself to a visit to the cafe it's well worth it.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were so lucky to time our visit with three exhibitions - 34th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards, Tjungunutja (an amazing collection of early art works from Papunya) & HOT! (Highlights from the MAGNT collection). The Gallery is welcoming & has...More

Thank LeethalLeeM
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Informative and interesting collection covering natural and settlement history of Darwin and the Top End. Exhibits of animals and birds typical of the area. A great display on the impact of Cyclone Tracy. When we visited there was also a special exhibition on the history...More

Thank Brad A
Reviewed 4 days ago

The museum and gallery are a great place to visit. The Cyclone Tracey exhibition is outstanding and there is a wide selection of art on display - both indigenous and non-indigenous. Allow a minimum of 2 hours here. You could easily spend more time enjoy...More

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