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Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

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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
+61 8 8999 8264
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here, a lot of interesting history, great great exhibits! And it’s free, our son enjoyed toddling around!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nicolle K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We recently visited the Museum on a Tuesday afternoon. It was a short bus ride from the bus interchange in Darwin CBD ($3pp). Free admission to the museum itself, with lots to see and do. We found it easy to navigate around & the exhibitions...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ccsydney1
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped at the Museum as part of our Darwin City Tour. It’s a mixture of all things Northern Territory. The most interesting exhibits were the one about Cyclone Tracy that flatten Darwin in 1974 and the legend of Sweetheart, a really enormous crocodile that...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I wasn't expecting too much from my visit but was pleasantly surprised by the variety of exhibits, the art collections and the curre visiting exhibition. This museum has been curated thoughtfully, intelligently and with style.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Matt S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great airconditioned museum with wide spread of local history including a Cyclone Tracy exhibit & Chinese history

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kerry A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently visited the museum and must say I thoroughly enjoyed the experience once again. Yeh I have been there many times and have enjoyed every one of them. Come along enjoy the items on display, visit the little shop and even have a coffee...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank C7824UVjohnn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free entry, unless you visit one of the additional, special exhibitions. A superb museum. I have never seen animal and plant exhibits shown in such a brilliant way. Excellent for all ages. The area that told the story of the cyclone was also excellent. We...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank skilli15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Art gallery is great, nice cafe and overlooks the sea, beautiful position. Very helpful staff and interesting exhibits.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank leonneg2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A vibrant, attractive and interesting museum that is much more than just a museum with detailed displays of land and sea wildlife, fabulous displays, a very vivid display of cyclone Tracy in Darwin, artworks, and the history of Darwin and its people. Loved it. Just...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Willfish101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is easily accessed by bus (route number 6) if you don't have a car and admission is free. Buses in Darwin are free for seniors. The museum is well laid out and the stand out feature is about Cyclone Tracey with lots of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from Kiwibob739 | Reviewed this property |
I went on a weekend and it was 10am - 5pm