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 admission and excellent displays. Worth a visit. We made it part of our hop on hop off bus tour and very glad we did. A good place to visit.  more »
  • Well laid put and very informative. The section of Cyclone Tracy and the collection of boats was excellent  more »
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  • This museum is rich in its history of the area as well as offers fresh & contemporary works. I absolutely loved the Between the Moon and the Stars exhibit. The Cyclone Tracey exhibit is factual & emotionally evoking. The collection of boats from all parts of Asia & the pacific provide an insight into other cultures fishing & long distance transport practices. The cafe at the museum offers hearty portions of food - I recommend sharing one main meal between two.
  • Great place to learn the stories of the Top End! Included is a brilliant exhibit on Cyclone Tracy, and heaps of examples of Top End wildlife of all shapes and sizes! Best of all, an optional donation for entry! (Please support, though, to keep these wonderful exhibits open!)
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