Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin

The Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory offers an excellent lesson about the culture and history of the Northern Territory. View collections of Aboriginal, Southeast Asian, and Oceanic art and archaeological discoveries from Australian seas. The museum holds a collection of over 30,000 items and almost always puts on special exhibits, so check the schedule when you're in Darwin. Put Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Darwin day trip planning tool .
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  • I spent a fabulous few hours foraging around this fantastic museum. Great local information and super cool local art.  more »
  • Not for me but it is free'' if you like art there is a display on at the moment. still worth a look there is a few other things to look at just not for me.  more »
  • Took a self guided tour of the Art Gallery and Museum and was impressed with the content. There was also a very interesting section on the devastation caused by Cyclone Tracy. We spent an hour here an...  more »
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  • There is a really cool exhibit on hurricane Tracy, which is the best part of the entire museum. It also has a great section that details all the local animals, birds, and insects of the area. It's a great free museum.
  • A place to definitely visit while in Darwin. Admittance is free unless there is a visiting exhibition. They have good displays relating to the flora and fauna of the Territory as well as its social history and the early exploration from Indonesia. During school holidays at various times they have sessions for children on the museum and touch and feel. Mainly on a Sunday there are talks in the theatrette. Their restaurant has received favourable reviews.
  • Thought provoking, educational, entertaining. A must see destination. And free. Awesome.
  • This was a great insight into Darwin's history, specially cyclone Tracy. The Tracy exhibit is one of the best I've seen, audio, video and lots of historical artifacts. Big display of Sweetheart too, although I'm not sure if its the real croc but its still pretty cool. Lots of native art and a theater with interviews from community leaders. Food court is closed till Feb 2018. Entry is free There was a bloke making crepe outside
  • It's very fun and interactive, the place is great so there's a lot to see so it's good to bring the kids, the entrance fees are not expensive, it's worth coming to know.

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