To be honest I found the museum a bit bland... There's a good display of aboriginal art, as well as the evolution of traditional art towards the modern art if that's your thing.
We enjoyed a long "stroll" to the museum and art gallery from the CBD via the Botanic Gardens. Nice walk on a pleasant day! The Museum was wonderful and Cornucopia Cafe must have the best location of many many cafés! We really enjoyed the Cyclone Tracey experience - much more meaningful and poignant when you are actually in Darwin. The... More
This is quite a small museum but It was still very enjoyable. The cyclone tracey and learning about the termite mounds were highlights for me. There was also a very good temporary art exhibit which I also enjoyed. It won't take you long to walk around it and best part is that it is free
Simply the Best Museum in Northern Australia. Excellent exhibits Friendly Staff , Awesome Art work, Animal displays are most educational and informative for school groups. Thanks!
Very interesting, well set out. We learnt so much about the attack on Darwin during WWII which is not well known! The Cyclone Tracy experience is incredible and shows you how terrible it must have been. There is a nice cafe there. Would recommend to anyone especially if you are interested in local or national history. Allow yourself plenty of... More
The museum is not large, not well funded. It has the most beautiful setting it the "world" Darin harbour is sensational. The cyclone Tracy experience is a truly scary and real life trip back to that terrible time. Not to be missed.
Wonderful place to visit. Many hours can be spent there with something for everyone. Great café and wheelchair friendly ramps. Worth spending the whole day wandering around the many different exhibits
very well set out. includes an exhibition of our largest crocodile sweetheart. excellent facilities and very hands on.
I visited the museum a few years ago for a cultural exhibition and it was brilliant but at a recent visit I noticed the standard of new works on display was lacking and the continuity from one exhibit room to another had lapsed a bit.
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