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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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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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19 Conacher St | Bullocky Point, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
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+61 8 8999 8201
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"cyclone tracy"
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"natural history"
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"sound booth"
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"cornucopia cafe"
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"free entry"
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"great cafe"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"worth a visit"
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"ski club"
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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 2 days ago

Our interstate guests enjoyed and afternoon at the museum, Sweetheart and Cyclone Tracey always enjoyed by guests, and provide a great overview of Darwin and the top end. Well presented exhibits and welcoming and informative staff at front counter,

Thank shellj0
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice range of artifacts and info around NT. Exhibits are interesting and enough information is provided without feeling overloaded. Learnt lots.

Thank leejr_mlb
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit. Great facilities and very well set out displays. We enjoyed the special Cyclone Tracey exhibits and also the wonderful Aboriginal artwork on display. Great little shop for gifts and small cafe.

Thank Judyh26
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Darwin museum is a small, but great attraction up in Darwin, a wonderful way to quickly absorb a lot about the region, its history and what makes it special. When we lived in Darwin the museum was a regular family visit location. There is...More

Thank Derek C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Darwin for allowing us to visit this marvellous venue, free! Once again the Darwin locals, impressive with their generous nature had given us the good oil and we found ourselves on the number 6 bus for $3 heading to the Museum & Art...More

Thank M1885OVmargarets
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Museum has a beachside setting and many unique exhibits, including fantastic Indigenous artworks, Indonesian fishing vessels and local flora and fauna (the famous croc exhibit ‘Sweet Heart’ is a must see). Have a coffee and cake or lunch on the deck afterwards or wander...More

Thank jane d
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place on Sunday very helpful friendly staff , excellent indigenous section as well as history of the town & resilient people , displays of wildlife & creatures that also come from this area , I really enjoyed The Frank Gohier Exhibition a local...More

Thank Peter R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was better than expected. Details of the Christmas cyclone that flattened Darwin in the seventies amongst other interesting stuff.

Thank freddielola
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to see 'Sweetheart'.... of course. However, the talented artistry on display of indigenous Australian has to be seen... It's free... and they have free wifi (and its GOOD)! You do have to get a locker if you have a backpack, but its a...More

Thank ClemsonTiger1996
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The NT is a vibrant, artistic culture and no where is it more evident than here. For a true taste of what the NT offers make sure this is on your must do list. Favs' are the Indignenous Art collection, clone Tracey exhibition, maritime exhibition

Thank Sharon H
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lynnie203
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Response from Kiwibob739 | Reviewed this property |
I went on a weekend and it was 10am - 5pm
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