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Australian Pearling Exhibition - CLOSED

Kitchener Drive | Stokes Hill Wharf Precinct, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8999 6573
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INTERESTING AND WELL WORTH A VISIT

Great display of Darwin Harbours' exotic aquatic life. Very interesting with a knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2014
IvaDarwin
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Brisbane, Australia
It doesn't exist any more!

We'd seen current advertising suggesting a visit to this place but once we arrived we were told it... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2012
barrydoll
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Hobart, Australia
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Learn all about the history of pearling - an industry steeped in mystery and romance - at this fascinating exhibition on the wharf.
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  • Terrible14%
31 Aug 2014
“INTERESTING AND WELL WORTH A VISIT”
16 Jul 2012
“It doesn't exist any more!”
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Kitchener Drive | Stokes Hill Wharf Precinct, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
CONTACT
+61 8 8999 6573
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

Great display of Darwin Harbours' exotic aquatic life. Very interesting with a knowledgeable commentary provided by the guide.

Thank IvaDarwin
Reviewed 17 July 2012

We'd seen current advertising suggesting a visit to this place but once we arrived we were told it had closed down a year ago.

9  Thank barrydoll
Reviewed 13 January 2012

If you are a pearling history buff, then you may find this small exhibit interesting. It's next to te wharf.

Thank chantal_dunbar
Reviewed 28 March 2010

The door price was more than enough to cover the exhibition! Interesting with the history of pearling in NT and some historical insights, but a bit overkill with the adrvertising - more worth seeing is the coral exhibition next door - in the same building....More

3  Thank scatty51
Reviewed 23 August 2009

A nice mini-museum twined with a aquarium which we did not go to. The museum has maybe a dozen or so exhibits and a interesting if not a bit self-serving video on pearling in the Northern Territories. We spent about 70 minutes which was more...More

Thank jwheels
Reviewed 20 September 2007

I agree with the reviewer below. It was interesting to learn about the early history of pearling in the area. However the video which they run on a loop is nothing more than an infomercial for the biggest local pearling business, whose merchandise is on...More

2  Thank blyvoor
Reviewed 5 August 2007

The exhibition is interesting and you will learn something on pearls and pearling, but it is not a must-see and should only be visited if you have a lot of time in Darwin.

1  Thank elo75
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