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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 2 days ago

This is a fantastic Museum and Art Gallery it is well set out lots to see with lots of local art. It is easy to get lost in time and a different world would go back any time

Thank bffbpoole
Reviewed 4 days ago

Definitely worth a visit. The pieces are so beautifully displayed throughout the museum. The cyclone Tracey display was very interesting as was the migration display. And it's free to enter !

Thank 10Downer
Reviewed 5 days ago

My friend and I had a great time at the Museum, it was informative and very interesting. I would recommend a visit if you want to know more about the history of Darwin. The Cyclone Tracy are was heart breaking.

Thank Baligirl_61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to check out and is a good museum. However we decided to go in the morning and have brunch , not possible since cafe is now closed and will not reopen until a new operator is found

Thank SpannerPerthWA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A relatively small museum, it houses a lovely collection of indigenous art works and a permanent Cyclone Tracy exhibition. This cyclone, which devastated Darwin on Christmas Eve in 1974?, is brought to life in a range of displays. It also includes a harrowing darkened sound...More

Thank gypsyheart75
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely museum with lots of activities for kids. A super exhibit on Cyclone Tracy showing the devastation of what occurred that day.. A story of the famous crocodile Sweetie and lovely gift shop.. Well worth a visit..

Thank K C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the better part of a day in this museum. It is an essential element in understanding the art, world-view and everyday life of the people of the Northern Territories. The exhibits were well presented and displayed. A small gem.

Thank Elliot S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived in Darwin by P&O Cruise and had less than 8 hours here. However, I am glad that I decided to make my way here and set aside more than 3 hours for their interesting collection. Though the focus is on indigenous cultures and...More

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great exhibits and displays. Suitable for everyone and great for families. The discovery and play centre is a fun place for kids both small and big to chill out.

Thank fireman_tim
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great, relatively small museum. The exhibition of Aboriginal art was excellent; the travelling exhibition on immigration to Australia was extremely well done; the maritime collection was worth seeing (but HOT!); and the exhibit on Cyclone Tracy was good.

Thank Professional-Pilgrim
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7 February 2015|
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Response from Kiwibob739 | Reviewed this property |
I went on a weekend and it was 10am - 5pm