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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  • Great permanent collection about the history of Darwin and the NT but the highlight for me was the special exhibition of art, showcasing the collaboration between Mulkun Wirrpanda and John Wolseley (a...  more »
  • This museum is located only a short taxi ride or bus trip from the city centre and entry is free. We were mainly interested in the Cyclone Tracy exhibition but we saw several other displays on our way...  more »
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  • Always Love the Museum, they offer a variety of different viewing pleasures. Ranging from, Animal, Historic, Boats (though it is very hot in there so be prepared 😂) all kinds of beautiful art. The gift shop is a little pricey, but has some pretty cool stuff in there and the staff are always so lovely Haven't been to the little food place in there yet. To get into the museum itself is free, you can't take backpacks in anymore they have lockers to out them in which requires a $2 coin you get back when you leave. I have always loved this museum. There's a cyclone Tracy part of the museum which tells you about the events of that tragic day... Which I've always been fascinated by. Sweetheart is still there which was good to know. It's got some nice views from sections too! All in all a great place to take the kids because it's FREE & educational ♥️
  • We had a great time here! It was a lot of fun. We went as a group of two families and we really enjoyed ourselves. It was such a big place! The hurricane exhibit is done beautifully.

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