Disability access to community facilities

Top End arts and museums

Find arts and museums in the Top End region below.

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT)

Disability access includes:

  • internal and external disability ramps and access to all areas of the museum, including the galleries, discovery centre, shop and café
  • wheelchair access and viewing areas in the theatrette
  • disability access toilets on levels 1 and 2
  • parking is at the front of the museum
  • an electronic chair lift.

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

Strehlow Research Centre and Museum of Central Australia

Disability access includes:

  • disability access to the museum shop and foyer via a ramp
  • lift for access to the museum, located on the lower ground level
  • disability toilet on level 1, classified as the ground floor
  • external toilet block that also has disability access
  • disability parking is available.

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

Fannie Bay Gaol

The Fannie Bay Gaol is a collection of buildings on the gaol site. There is disability access to all areas of the external grounds and there is disability parking.

There is no wheelchair access to the internal areas of the building.

There are also no disability access toilets.

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

Lyons Cottage

Disability access is from a street entrance to the Lyons Cottage grounds and through a middle section of the building.

There is no disability access through the front entrance and no disability access toilets.

Disability parking is not available on the grounds, but public parking spaces are available near the facility.

Browns Mart Theatre

Disability access includes:

  • ground level disability access to the theatre, music room, external area and Happy Yess
  • disability toilet access available at ground level near the theatre entrance
  • no disability access to first floor areas.

For more information, go to the Browns Mart Theatre website.

Centre for the Arts - Frog Hollow

Disability access includes:

  • access to block B west wing, ground level block C centre wing, block D east wing
  • disability toilet access
  • external areas in blocks B and D
  • disability parking within the grounds
  • paved access to the art gallery from the car park.

It is located at 56 Wood Street, Darwin NT 0800.

Tactile Arts

Disability access includes:

  • access to the gallery, ceramic and textile workshops
  • disability toilet access
  • disability parking.

For more information, go to the Tactile Arts website.

Old Qantas hangar

Disability access includes:

  • access to the museums
  • disability toilet access
  • no identified disabled parking, but plenty of parking spaces close to the facility.

It is located at 22 Macdonald Street, Parap NT 0820.

Arts NT art space

Disability access to the external grounds, internal offices and workshop.

Parking available at the front of the building.

It is located at 96A Winnellie Road, Winnellie NT 0820.

Australian Aviation Heritage Centre

Disability access includes:

  • access to the external grounds, internal museum, shop and café
  • toilet access in the main hangar
  • paved access through the main entrance
  • disability parking.

For more information, go to the Australia Aviation Heritage Centre website.

Defence of Darwin Experience and Darwin Military Museum

All areas, including toilets, within the Defence of Darwin Experience are accessible to people with disabilities.

There are several areas in the military museum not accessible to people with disabilities such as the:

  • top of the gun emplacement
  • top of the command post
  • Vietnam War gallery.

All other display areas are accessible with common toilets for both the experience and museum.

Darwin Entertainment Centre

Disability access includes:

  • external disability ramp access
  • underground parking and lift access to ground floor
  • ground level, disability access to foyer, bar and studio
  • disability toilets located on level 1, access via lift
  • disability access to outdoor balcony and bar, internal bar and theatre.

For more information, go to the Darwin Entertainment Centre website.

Central Australia arts and museums

Find arts and museums in the Central Australian region below.

Araluen Arts Centre

Disability access includes:

  • access to all galleries
  • access to the theatre ground level row G
  • disability access toilets at east foyer and west foyer
  • lift facility providing access to level 1
  • hearing loop installed in the theatre - including 20 headsets for use if you have a hearing disability
  • fold-up wheelchair
  • motorised scooter
  • external disability parking
  • paved pathway throughout the precinct
  • external toilet block located in the precinct with disability access.

For more information, go to the Araluen Arts Centre website.

Central Craft

Disability access includes:

  • access to the shop and main open workspace
  • no internal disability toilet
  • external disability parking
  • paved pathway throughout the precinct
  • external toilet block in the precinct with disability access.

For more information, go to Central Craft website.

Mess House: Yaye's Café

Disability access includes:

  • access to the internal and external areas of the café
  • external toilet block with disability access
  • disability parking
  • paved pathway throughout the precinct.

For more information, go to the Araluen Arts Centre website.

Connellan and Bellman Hangars

Located in the Araluen Cultural Precinct, the Cconnellan and Bellman Hangars have the following disability access:

  • access throughout the museum
  • external toilet block with disability access
  • no identified disability parking, but plenty of available parking space.

For more information, go to the Araluen Arts Centre website.

Old Court House

Disability access includes:

  • access to external and internal areas of the facility
  • no disability toilet access
  • no available parking spaces within the facility
  • public parking is close to the facility.

It is located at 27 Hartley Street, Alice Springs NT 0870.

The Residency

Ground level disability external and internal access and limited available parking spaces.

It is located at 12 Parsons Street, Alice Springs NT 0870.

Red Hot Arts

Ground level disability external and internal access.

Disability toilet access.

For more information, go to the Red Hot Arts website.

Libraries

Parliamentary Library

Parliamentary Library is located on level 1 and 2 of Parliament House and has the following disability access:

  • external disability ramp access to level 1
  • lift access to level 2
  • magnifying sheets
  • disability toilet access available on levels 1 and 2
  • disability parking is available in front of Parliament House.

Nightcliff Library

Disability access includes:

  • external disability ramp access at the front and rear of the library
  • access throughout the library
  • no disability toilet access
  • spoken ebooks available
  • large print resources.

It is located at Lot 516/517 Pavonia Place, Nightcliff NT 0810.

Karama Library

Disability access includes:

  • access at ground level via the front external entrance or internally via the shops
  • disability toilet access is available in the shopping centre
  • disability parking is available
  • spoken ebooks available
  • large print resources.

It is located at Karama Shopping Centre, Karama NT 0812.

Katherine Library

The library is located on level 1 and lift access is available. On the ground level there is disability toilet access and parking.

It is located at Randazzo Centre, Katherine NT 0850.

Taminmin Library

Located in the Taminmin School, Humpty Doo, the library provides services to the school, college and local community.

Disability access includes:

  • access throughout the school
  • no disability toilet access
  • disability parking available - one space
  • large print books
  • home-bound service is provided.

Nhulunbuy School Library

Ground level disability access to and throughout the school. Disability access toilets and parking are available.

Jabiru Library

Disability access includes:

  • ground level disability entry and exit access
  • large print resources
  • spoken ebooks
  • disability parking
  • no public toilet access.

It is located at NTG Building, Jabiru NT 0886.

Public transport

For information about disability access to parking, public transport and taxis, read about getting around with a disability.

Sporting venues

The Marrara Indoor Stadium has disability access.


Last updated: 05 July 2022

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