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Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre

Paterson Street, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0861, Australia
+61 8 8962 2221
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Nicky Nicky Nine Door

We did the audio tour of Nyinkka Nyunyu Art centre in Tennant Creek a couple of weeks ago to get... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
Moncton, Canada
An interesting and informative cultural centre

Our initial visit to the centre was towards closing time so it was suggested that we visit again... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
Robert D
Canberra, Australia
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Nyinkka Nyunyu is an authentic Aboriginal Art & Culture Centre, which celebrates both the history and the living culture of the proud Warumungu people, traditional owners of Tennant Creek. It is also a fine museum and the regional art gallery for the surrounding Barkly Region. The staff are friendly, traditional Warumungu people who offer a genuine Aboriginal experience. Take the audio tour to hear the stories of this amazing landscape! Open 7 days per week.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Paterson Street, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0861, Australia
+61 8 8962 2221
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

We did the audio tour of Nyinkka Nyunyu Art centre in Tennant Creek a couple of weeks ago to get our fill of the local culture while we were in the area. Some nice pieces on display but some of the technology for the audio...More

1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Our initial visit to the centre was towards closing time so it was suggested that we visit again the next day so that we could take the $12.50 pp audio tour. Also we were told that we could meet the artist whose painting we had...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Location 5/5 Right on the highway as you enter Tennant Creek. Service 3/5 I had read other reviews that said it looked like they were closed, no one was there to serve them, etc. We also got that feeling. We went in and there were...More

Thank Les B
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the audio tour of the centre and gardens but were a little disappointed. The technology used is past its use by date and one of the exhibits was asking for a computer re-boot. The attendant apologized that we would probably run out of...More

Thank NouveauNomads
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Such a welcoming place to visit.The exhibitions are well thought out with information documented well. The staff were very helpful and open for questions.Highly recommended.

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Visitor centre is really interesting and staff very friendly. Met local artists and stories of artworks explained, highly recommend a visit.

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Very professional set up of displays combined with audio which can be taken at your own pace ($12.50). The tour covers approximately 26 displays across a range of topics including history of indigenous Australians, culture, bush food and remedies etc both inside the building and...More

Thank Malcolm F
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed this place. The art collection was fabulous and it was all displayed really well. The cafe was closed when we were there. We were the only ones there - which is a pity - as it really was a beautifully conceived and...More

Thank JennySco1953
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

After reading reviews thought this place was worthy of an investigation. It posses a great history of the aborigines of the area BUT half the displays were not working. There is supposed to be an opportunity to view aborigines doing hand crafts. None of this...More

2  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Having found that Tennant Creek is definitely worth more than a one night stay, we were very disappointed at Nyinkka Nyunyu. * We were charged $12.50 admission * The audio guides were not available - they had been sent away for repair * Unlike other...More

2  Thank madvan20
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