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Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

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Address: Conacher Street | Bullocky Point, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 8 8999 8201
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Description:

The fierce Cyclone Tracey that devastated Darwin in 1974 is chillingly...

The fierce Cyclone Tracey that devastated Darwin in 1974 is chillingly re-enacted inside this museum's "Black Room." Situated in a tropical garden, the museum also houses Aboriginal, Southeast Asian and Oceanic art.

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Good day out

There's lots of different things to see and different collections to go through. Free entry was also a bonus.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There's lots of different things to see and different collections to go through. Free entry was also a bonus.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in Darwin for a quick 2 day visit in the wet season. A lot of attractions aren't open because of the weather but we loved the museum. In fact we visited twice over our 2 days stay. The Cyclone Tracy and Indigenous art exhibitions are must sees. There's also the bonus of a great cafe and shop -... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Air conditioned so a welcome relief to the heat and humidity. Art work is very nice to wander through and see. The exhibition on Cyclone Tracey was very well done paying respect to all involved, and worth taking time to go through and read all the information on. Added to this, a nice outdoor café to settle into once you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a wonderful collection of things to tell the story of the Northern Territory, its history, people and environment.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited there with my family and we were impressed with the collection such as aboriginal arts, ships, etc. Sweetheart - what a amazing size!

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We often visit the museum. It's a great interactive museum with new art exhibitions all the time. The cafe has the best juices and always consistent kids meals. School holiday programs a bargain for the kids and really entertaining and fascinating. Books out though so book early.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A well done activity. Definately worth a look and very well presented. Put it on your must do list :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great experience while in Darwin. We really liked the Cyclone Tracy exhibit and there are some excellent artworks on display. Entry is free and it's a great introduction or overview of Northern Territory culture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place - the fossils, birds etc. very interesting. The exhibit about Cyclone Tracy is a must see

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time. Interactive displays. Really enjoyed Marina section of museum. The cyclone Tracy display was haunting. Free.

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