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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
+61 8 8999 8201
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were on the hop on hop off bus and decided to have a look around the museum. Ended up staying much longer than we anticipated as there was so much to see. An excellent, fascinating museum and the photo exhibition of PNG was incredible....More

Thank Buta2013
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had forgotten about the devastation of Cyclone Tracy and was reminded of it when we visited this museum. Free entry and lots of great stuff to see. Good for kids too

Thank angelablake53
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful and well maintained Museum, with amazing displays of northern wildlife in some of the best taxidermist displays I have ever seen. But the experience you will take with you is the Cyclone Tracey exhibit featuring stunning black and white and colour photos of the...More

Thank Lyn G
Reviewed 2 days ago

I am very surprised to find this museum reviews so well as we found it to be rather poor. It is free, and free is always a good thing, but we really didn't get much value from our time. The exhibits are very standard if...More

Thank ReviewBarracuda
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent an afternoon at the museum and the whole family was engaged the entire time, we could have spent a whole day there. The kids loved the displays of shells and sea creatures, and the large models of land and sea animals. The cyclone...More

Thank Annie R
Reviewed 3 days ago

This art gallery and museum had a lot to offer, but I must admit I primarily visited to experience Cyclone Tracey. I was a bit disappointed with the special effects as it was not as loud as I imagined and the room itself was quite...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Love the story of Sweetheart and great to experience some of what the poor people of Darwin experienced with Cyclone Tracy. There are so many other exhibits that we spent a good 3 to 4 hours there.

Thank maryanne277
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent about an hour in this museum on our last day in Darwin. We would have spent more time had their not been a lot of exhibitions being changed over. We found the Cyclone Tracy section very interesting, the natural history exhibits very detailed...More

Thank JohnRoseJnr
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was excellent I was tossing up whether to go here or not very happy I did. The display of Sweetheart the crocodile, Cyclone Tracy with the sound room of what these people endured, was very well put together.

Thank PatBarry C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Try to visit this small but excellent collection. It enhances and expands your understanding of NT life, physical and cultural. The explanations are clear and interesting. A personal fave was learning about anthill 'cathedrals'. The cyclone Tracy exhibit is very special for anyone who was...More

Thank Goldz
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Opening times please in February 2015
8 February 2015|
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Response from Kiwibob739 | Reviewed this property |
I went on a weekend and it was 10am - 5pm