Planning Your Visit

Opening Hours

Weekdays: 9am to 5pm
Weekends and Public Holidays: 10am to 5pm
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Good Friday.

Getting to the MAGNT

The Museum and Art Gallery is serviced by busses that depart both Casuarina and Darwin city every hour.

  • Please see Map for details


Admission to the museum is FREE! (entry fees to some events may apply)

The Museum has a policy of prohibiting the entry of large backpacks. Self service lockers are available at a cost of $2.00, which is refundable on return of your locker key.


Disabled Access

Wheelchair access is available to all main areas of the MAGNT via ramps although access to parts of the Maritime Gallery is restricted. Wheelchairs can be borrowed from the front entrance desk at no cost.

Parking spaces for disabled visitors have been reserved outside the building for convenience and safety.

Toilets designed for disabled access and parents rooms are located at the front entrance near the shop and near the Sweetheart exhibition.

General Enquiries

Phone 08 8999 8264
Fax 08 8999 8289

Tour Groups

Guided tours of MAGNT can be organised with one of our friendly, experienced guides. Tours are subject to guide availability and charges may apply.

Phone 08 8999 8286
Fax 08 8999 8270