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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 3 days ago

We were blown away by the wonderful exhibitions here. The Aboriginal and TSI art exhibition drew us there but there was so much more so see. The special exhibition, Frontiers, has excellent photographs of early central Australia and the cyclone Tracey exhibition brought it all...More

Thank Robyn I
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This attraction has a very different feel to most museums or Art galleries around the world. firstly it is free, exceptionally clean, well laid out and has many fantastic displays including a theatre showing bios and reminiscences of the aboriginal children of many local artists...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Aboriginal art, heritage and culture, Cyclone Tracy, boats, an excellent B&W photo gallery depicting life in the top end back in the day, and much, much more. And this is the place to see 'Sweetheart.' Worth a visit when in Darwin. Admission is free.

Thank Randy2620
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well worth a trip, great info about the post war British migration and cyclone tracy. But disappointed that there wasn't a great deal of aboriginal or torrens strait islanders history /artefacts. Gallery was fantastic!

Thank maddi_mcbarron
Reviewed 5 days ago

A great way to learn about cyclone Tracey, with a wonderful display of photos and articles, showing the experience from many perspectives. Including a house where you can hear the howling wind Tracey produced. Fabulous artwork and a informative discovery of NT natural history. Then...More

Thank Orkboss
Reviewed 1 week ago

Want to learn about Darwin - then this is the place. Everything from Aboriginal artwork, Chinese history, Cyclone Tracey, and much more. Make this a relaxing day as there is too much to take in over a few hours.

Thank Maureen K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really interesting exhibits and art works. There are seasonal changes so you can call in every few months and see something different.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was fantastic. It was free to enter. Lovely art work and interesting museum try the cyclone booth and catch up on some local history. Interesting informative and best of all free. Definitely a winner.

Thank Li Li B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only went to museum to show our international relatives the destruction of Darwin by cyclone Tracey but we got caught up with seeing more than we had anticipated which was good

Thank Franciscus S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a well laid-out, interesting museum. It is not huge but certainly diverting for a couple of hours. For my son, the unquestionable highlight was Sweetheart the Crocodile, a huge and beautiful beast that once terrorised local boats. In trying to remove it from...More

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