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Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

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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...more
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19 Conacher St | Bullocky Point, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Great airconditioned museum with wide spread of local history including a Cyclone Tracy exhibit & Chinese history

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kerry A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I recently visited the museum and must say I thoroughly enjoyed the experience once again. Yeh I have been there many times and have enjoyed every one of them. Come along enjoy the items on display, visit the little shop and even have a coffee...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank C7824UVjohnn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free entry, unless you visit one of the additional, special exhibitions. A superb museum. I have never seen animal and plant exhibits shown in such a brilliant way. Excellent for all ages. The area that told the story of the cyclone was also excellent. We...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank skilli15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Art gallery is great, nice cafe and overlooks the sea, beautiful position. Very helpful staff and interesting exhibits.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank leonneg2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A vibrant, attractive and interesting museum that is much more than just a museum with detailed displays of land and sea wildlife, fabulous displays, a very vivid display of cyclone Tracy in Darwin, artworks, and the history of Darwin and its people. Loved it. Just...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Willfish101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is easily accessed by bus (route number 6) if you don't have a car and admission is free. Buses in Darwin are free for seniors. The museum is well laid out and the stand out feature is about Cyclone Tracey with lots of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Graham2181
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was sad to hear the story of how Sweetheart died She only was defending her territory and most likely some time in her life was traumatized by an out board motor as to why she kept attacking them If you are into art then...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MirbooNorth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Cyclone Tracey room. Focus on the Japanese bombing and the cyclone but all very well done. Good Northern Territory art and easy to get to on the public bus

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Hilton C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free general entry allowed you access to the Cyclone Tracy display and several other interesting exhibits. Really well presented, allow a couple of hours to see it all.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank melk00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great permanent collection about the history of Darwin and the NT but the highlight for me was the special exhibition of art, showcasing the collaboration between Mulkun Wirrpanda and John Wolseley (a Maori woman and a white Australian man and their approach to painting indigenous...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lynda H
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lynnie203
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I went on a weekend and it was 10am - 5pm
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