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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 yesterday

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 yesterday

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 yesterday

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 2 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 2 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 2 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
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A good place to visit. For a museum it has the basic set of educational displays. Watch out for the special displays as they can be really interesting within Northern Terrority

Thank Gerryte
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent a lot of time taking in all the displays and the cyclone tracy display was well worth the time to read all about it.

Thank gazzabuc
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been very impressed with the museum, the staff are very knowledgable, and the scientist that work there are fantastic. The exhibitions they have are great and have lots of local content which as a local I find very interesting. They have been very...More

Thank TrevorRadburn
Reviewed 3 days ago

Blown away by this centre. Fantastic art in the Gallery. PNG exhibition also fantastic - photos convey so much! Cyclone Tracy has been done brilliantly! Free entry, Red hop on hop off bus stops here. Plenty of off st parking. Allow at least 1-1.5 hrs...More

Thank KellieandMarke
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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