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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
+61 8 8999 8201
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Reviewed today via mobile

A relatively small museum, it houses a lovely collection of indigenous art works and a permanent Cyclone Tracy exhibition. This cyclone, which devastated Darwin on Christmas Eve in 1974?, is brought to life in a range of displays. It also includes a harrowing darkened sound...More

Thank gypsyheart75
Reviewed today

Lovely museum with lots of activities for kids. A super exhibit on Cyclone Tracy showing the devastation of what occurred that day.. A story of the famous crocodile Sweetie and lovely gift shop.. Well worth a visit..

Thank K C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent the better part of a day in this museum. It is an essential element in understanding the art, world-view and everyday life of the people of the Northern Territories. The exhibits were well presented and displayed. A small gem.

Thank Elliot S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I arrived in Darwin by P&O Cruise and had less than 8 hours here. However, I am glad that I decided to make my way here and set aside more than 3 hours for their interesting collection. Though the focus is on indigenous cultures and...More

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great exhibits and displays. Suitable for everyone and great for families. The discovery and play centre is a fun place for kids both small and big to chill out.

Thank fireman_tim
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great, relatively small museum. The exhibition of Aboriginal art was excellent; the travelling exhibition on immigration to Australia was extremely well done; the maritime collection was worth seeing (but HOT!); and the exhibit on Cyclone Tracy was good.

Thank Professional-Pilgrim
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Travelling with a 6year old and 20month old, must see place to go. Great interactive experiences for the kids, as they can learn, touch, see, some great exhibition within the museum.

Thank jonks11
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a local bus to the museum and art gallery and spent a wonderful couple of hours there. The cyclone Tracy exhibit was very interesting, particularly experiencing the noise of the cyclone in a darkened room. The aboriginal exhibition was also tremendous. A great...More

Thank leonemoff
Reviewed 1 week ago

A place we visited often, there platters are wonderful. There is usually a light breeze, so a table outside, even on a hot day is lovely.Good selection catering for all tastes.

Thank Fiji1979
Reviewed 1 week ago

Near the Darwin CBD you would find this museum which at first glance would be boring to go through but when you go inside you will be surprised at what displays they have for viewing. It has a lot of Darwin and the Northern Territory's...More

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