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Museum & 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 8201
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Reviewed yesterday

Great exhibition on Cyclone Tracy and the destructive forces nature can unleash on us.. Natural history displays were very informative; including Sweatheart - a very big Saltie! Indigenous art exhibits interesting.

Thank Andy1pom
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Upon entry I was told I couldn't bring in my small 1 zip backpack, so I had to leave and put it in the car (he said I could leave it with him but didn't feel my valuables would be safe). Wide variety of things...More

Thank brittany-adventure
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is well worth a visit, it is free entry but they do take donations. There was a great array of indigenous art on display, along with a collection of native fauna, Sweetheart a resident crocodile that had a fascination with boat propellers. A gr...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing little museum/gallery the history of NT was great so was the cyclone Tracy exhibit. The Telstra Indigenous Arts awards are worth seeing this is the best talent from Australia, and so is seeing the famous croc Sweetheart definitely he is impressive.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a very informative and interesting experience. We went to "kill some time" but I'm glad we did to learn more about Australia.

Thank Teresa J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ok, not so hidden. But not as well advertised as art museums in other cities. I had my doubts about it since I hadn't heard anything about it. But it was absolutely fantastic. I spent a bit over an hour there and was well entertained...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I only had less than an hour here, so I concentrated on the Indigenous art which was amazing. Excellent souvenirs in the gift shop. Cafe has an outdoor area overlooking the water.

1  Thank becull
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see, great Cyclone Tracey exhibit and the Aboriginal art on display was magnificent, we were lucky to be there when award winn8art was on display.

1  Thank GrahamR1159
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It gives a very good understanding of the history of NT and its people. Items on display are marvellous. Worth visiting.

Thank NeerajVic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see - wonderful Indigenous collections and displays of Darwin history and it’s free!! great visit for all - solo to families

Thank Kerri M
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8 February 2015|
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Response from Kiwibob739 | Reviewed this property |
I went on a weekend and it was 10am - 5pm