Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin

The Museum and 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 and 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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  • Free activity- can give donation. Interesting for all ages. Great activity on a hot day as well air conditioned. Easy parking. Learnt a lot.  more »
  • You will need a couple of hours to cover the historical exhibitions. Don't miss out on tbe maritime display of boats alongside.  more »
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  • This museum has so much going for it, it's hard to know where to start! It's free. It's air-conditioned (well, most of it). The displays are interesting, with a good mixture of static and changing displays. One of the static displays tells the story of "Sweetheart", the rogue crocodile. Another wonderful display tells the story of Cyclone Tracy. The artworks are beautifully curated. It has a nice cafe overlooking the harbour. It has a well-stocked gift shop. The staff are friendly and helpful. All in all, an excellent experience.
  • What an interesting Museum. I spent a few hours here and I was very pleasantly surprised by the layout of the exhibits. The. Cyclone Tracy display was excellent and also the large crocodile display. Congratulations Darwin for having so much history here for us all to enjoy.
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