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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome museum and gallery worth a couple of visits. It's free, too. Currently a couple of amazing exhibitions: Frank Goehir's art exhibition and the 1967 referendum anniversary exhibition. Goehir's works are quirky, diverse in media and subject material, funny, sad, irreverent, nostalgic, thought-provoking and always...More

Thank Shani K
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Cyclone Tracy exhibition is really informative as is the bombing of Darwin expedition. There are a lot of other art and animal displays which are of high quality. We especially liked the Year 12 student art exhibition. The museum is free and a good...More

Thank njf370
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great value (FOC) museum with beautifully displayed exhibits. Cyclone Tracey exhibit was great and gave an excellent insight into the disaster. A short walk to the Sailing Club and right next door to the Ski Club if u need nourishment or refreshments afterwards.

Thank ilanam59
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Small, compact museum , dedicated to the main issues of Darwin: the aborigine history, the fauna and flora, some modern art. Excellent way to pass a couple of hours on a hot afternoon!

Thank Arie F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed my visit here, especially the Franck Gohier exhibit and Indigenous art. Knowing absolutely nothing about the history of Darwin, I found the Cyclone Tracy exhibit really interesting. The student art was also really impressive.

Thank Courtney L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited with our 8 year old grand daughter. She particularly liked the bird, fish and other NT animal displays and happily posed for a photo in front of Sweetheart. My wife and I have been before so we just tagged along as she chose...More

1  Thank David S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The art gallery is small with exhibition of Cyclone Tracey. There was also an exhibition which was great and it is well worth a visit. There were no food or drink cafe available.

Thank patriciaw9
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just went to see sweetheart's remains and the cyclone Tracy exibit. It's a very big museum and well set out. We were a little pushed for time on that day - we will return

Thank Garry M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday afternoon. Found it interesting and informative especially the cyclone Tracey exhibit and Sweetheart the massive croc. Great for families too.

Thank msmuse2016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great that this is a free attraction, however there is too much art. There was a great display about Cyclone Tracy. If you are looking for Darwin history this iz not really the place.

Thank Leslee C
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lynnie203
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I went on a weekend and it was 10am - 5pm
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