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Burnett House is a historic building that forms part of the Myilly Point Precinct in Darwin, Northern Territory. It is the only remaining two storey house designed by architect Beni Burnett. It is managed by the National Trust of Australia (Northern Territory).
Burnett House Reviews
A wonderful insight into the development of modern Darwin. Despite being a hot day, the house was beautifully cool. That was the best testament to the architect in pre aircon days. The gardens were... more »
What a wonderful house. See how the senior civil servants who ran Darwin (and the Territory) lived. Built on stilts to catch the sea breezes, the house is a simple, clever design that allowed the... more »
Well worth the visit. The main house is also used for morning tea (when advertised). For a national trust building it could do with a clean and a freshen up. Bit dusty and some of the information signage is showing it's age. The garden also needs an extra bit of attention. If it's visited regularly it should be presented a bit better.
A lovely piece of Darwin heritage. Must watch place if you have couple of hours.
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