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Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
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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. Using our world travel planner, Darwin attractions like Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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I love going to the museum as they really put on a great show. It has been a couple of years since my last visit and there has been some interesting changes and relocations. I still love cyclone Tracy... read more »
A great place to learn all things Northern Territory and beyond. History lessons and Aboriginal Art along with flora and fauna is covered by the museum.
C’est un musée moderne, aéré où les œuvres sont bien présentées. Une partie concerne les Aborigènes locaux (objets divers et peintures), une grande salle regroupe les œuvres d’artistes australiens con... read more »It is a modern, airy Museum, where the works are well presented. Part is the local aborigines (various objects and paintings), a large room brings together works by contemporary Australian artists, a wing of the Museum evokes the cyclone Tracy and a large hangar presents boats including a pretty Indonesian fishing boats. There are also temporary exhibitions (on the cartoons at the time of our visit). On arrival it is a Museum of small but varied and interesting (more that admission is free). It is really worth a visitshow original
Museum was ok.. large range of aboriginal paintings and crafted items, nice maritime range and enjoyed the detailed display of Cyclone Tracey.. however the museum is small.. expected the museum to be larger being in a city
Had a great arvo here. Worth a visit. Free parking. Free entry. And lots of local knowledge to be absorbed in an air conditioned building.
John van Bockxmeer
You won't regret spending a couple of hours in this FREE air-conditioned gallery/museum. It gives a great insight into the area including specific exhibitions on Aboriginal heritage, local fauna, cyclone Tracey, Asian relations, maritime history and seasonal art exhibits. Great views over the coast too.
Great place, very interesting. Well thought out displays.
There is not that much to do in Darwin really. This though is one place you should take time out to visit. It is quite small overall however very well curated and I was impressed.
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