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Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

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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...more
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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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"free entry"
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"great cafe"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"ski club"
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"northern territory"
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"air conditioned"
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"great displays"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is under a little renovation work at present, so just a little disruption to the cafe. Otherwise all is well and certainly worth a visit. Lots to see and learn about the Top End.

Thank Marilyn O
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent an enjoyable couple of hours at this museum. It had several outstanding exhibits related to aboriginal history and culture, fauna and flora, and Darwin area history including an exhibit about Cyclone Tracy. There is a small gift shop and coffee shop in the...More

Thank billingstraveller
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the second time I have been to Darwin and the second time I have visited the museum. The cyclone Tracy exhibition was a must see. Unfortunately at the time that we went there was a few exhibitions that were shut off due to...More

Thank Hannah P
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth a visit. A very interesting and comprehensive exhibit about the effects of cyclone Tracy before, during and after. Also featured some contemporary indigenous artworks which provided some contrast to what you mainly see in the tourist galleries. A great exhibit for children particularly...More

Thank Luxluva
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent gallery. Cyclone Tracey exhibition very informative. Natural Science display great. The only disappointment was the Maritime Section was closed for alterations.

Thank philgey
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of info on local happenings, a big Crocodile, WW11, and art. Near a very nice beach surrounded by Frangipanis in full flower, smelling delicious.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend a visit here. It’s free and easily accessible to all. A good start for a Darwin visit

Thank Sue W
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped here from the Hop on Hop off bus, free entry, lovely exhibits. Cyclone Tracy room very interesting. Nice gift shop but expensive.

Thank Woo1949
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Among the eclectic collection of exhibits are excellent displays of Aboriginal, Southeast Asian and Oceanic art along with a collection of major Australian fine art. In the museum, learn how the city was devastated and then rebuilt after Cyclone Tracy hit Darwin on Christmas Eve...More

Thank Eddiemack
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took the kids here and they loved it. My son loved all the animals and my daughter loved the cyclone tracey room. Lots to learn

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lynnie203
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I went on a weekend and it was 10am - 5pm
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