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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
19 Conacher St | Bullocky Point, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 days ago

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 2 days ago 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 3 days ago

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 4 days ago

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 5 days ago

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

Thank halilley
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Free entry and can be walked to from town so great for those saving money. Some interesting exhibitions re Darwin wildlife, cyclone and sweetheart the croc. Also art and photography exhibitions as well as a boat exhibition. Worth it, if you are stuck for something...More

Thank Yunus M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the visit. $3 bus or $12 cab fare to this free museum. Lots to see as there is a range of exhibitions. Immigration, colonial life, maritime and natural history. The call out is the cyclone Tracy exhibit. There is also lots of aboriginal...More

Thank Russell C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent art gallery and information about Darwin's history and free entrance . Bus stop, caffee, toilets. Gift shop.

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Several galleries and some changing exhibits. Very interesting and well worth a visit. Really enjoyed it.

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