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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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19 Conacher St | Bullocky Point, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
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"cyclone tracy"
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"sound booth"
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"free entry"
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"great cafe"
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"worth a visit"
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"ski club"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"on display"
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"northern territory"
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"air conditioned"
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"few hours"
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"great displays"
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Reviewed today via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised at the variety and the quality of the exhibits. Everything is professionally displayed with concise explanations and not too much information. I loved the natural history area and it was great to have an expert in there to explain some of...More

Thank Shooshel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth a visit! The Cyclone Tracey exhibit is very interesting as are the maritime exhibits. Unfortunately the indigenous gallery was closed. Free entry.

Thank anncar0
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the best museums / galleries we have seen in recent years. Up to date, and engaging exhibits. Well worth the admission price! (Free)

Thank Sandals246
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth a visit, great informative displays & artworks. It's a must see if you are in Darwin. And a huge croc on display - watch out!!!

Thank Gleniano54
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a free event. It will take about two hours or less but worth it. Many things to see, talk about destruction of typhoon and rebuilding.

Thank David H
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Only a small museum but with a very interesting range of exhibits, from Sweetie the massive crocodile to the best selection of indigenous art I have seen.

Thank Moira P
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good afternoon at the museum. Was totally engrossed in the cyclone Tracey display. So well done. A couple of areas closed for new exhibitions. The ‘unruly years’ display was great too. All in all, worth a visit.

Thank Ouzo03
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely loved the indigenous art exhibition and cyclone Tracy displays, rich in culture and information. The 'Unruly Days' exhibition running at the moment is very interesting too. Well worth the visit!

Thank Marianne S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The art gallery contained many outstanding displays all of which were well explained and visually pleasing. The museum had very interesting exhibits on the animals of the area and of the effects on Darwin of cyclone Tracey.

Thank Dette M
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited the Gallery on our recent visit to Darwin and were pleasantly surprised by what we saw. The Cyclone Tracy exhibit was fascinating and the 2 current exhibitions really interesting. Well worth a visit while in Darwin.

Thank Max R
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I went on a weekend and it was 10am - 5pm
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