Museums and galleries in Darwin

There are three museums you can visit in Darwin in the Northern Territory (NT).

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory is home to artistic, cultural and scientific collections and research programs.

Each year the museum hosts international and locally curated exhibitions and the annual Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards.

For more information go to the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory website.

Defence of Darwin Experience

This exhibition tells the story of Darwin's role in World War II.

To find out more go to the Defence of Darwin website.

Fannie Bay Gaol

Now a museum, Darwin's historic goal in Fannie Bay opened in 1883 and closed in 1979. Take a walk around the gaol and discover the stories behind this important historic site that operated for almost 100 years.

For more information go to the Fannie Bay Gaol website.

Until mid 2018 some museum areas may be closed during your visit due to conservation works.

For information on the conservation works go to the conservation works page.

Last updated: 22 March 2019


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