Museums & Discovery Centres

Here are some of the many places you can visit around Australia to have a great science experience at anytime of the year. They include science centres and museums, zoos and aquariumsbotanic gardensspace centresnational parks and park visitor centres, observatories, industry and mine visits and eco tours.

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Alice Springs Desert Park

Alice Springs, NT

Discover the secrets of the desert in the foothills of the MacDonnell Ranges. See and hear the stories of the plants, animals, and local Aboriginal culture at daily guide presentations. Witness free-flying birds, see rare and endangered animals and enjoy a cinematic journey of desert evolution. Discover the West MacDonnell Ranges through the eyes of... Read More

Battery Hill Mining Centre

Tennant Creek, NT

Tennant Creek was the site of Australia’s last gold rush in the 1930s. Battery Hill is on the eastern edge of the town and had a mine and ore processing plant (a 10 head stamp battery). There are guided tours of both the underground mine and the stamp battery. Visitors can try their luck panning for gold, and keep any gold... Read More

Bowali Visitor Centre

Jabiru, NT

The Bowali Visitor Centre in Kakadu National Park features exhibits about landscape and wildlife of the Alligator River system. Kakadu stretches south almost 200 km from the mouth of the river and is 100 km wide. The park is home to thousands of species of plants and hundreds of species of birds, reptiles, mammals and insects. You... Read More

Darwin Aviation Museum

557 Stuart Highway, Winnellie NT

The Darwin Aviation Museum is operated by the Aviation Historical Society of the NT. The Museum is on the Stuart Highway and it backs onto the Darwin Airport aerodrome and RAAF base. The Museum opened in its current large purpose-built hanger in 1990. The collection includes a Boeing B-52G Stratofortress, a Cobra AH-1G attack helicopter,... Read More

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

The Gardens, NT

The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory collects, displays and interprets the art, cultural heritage and natural history of the Territory and it’s people. An iconic exhibit is Sweetheart, a 5.1 m saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) who died in 1979 when an attempt was being made to move him away from a popular fishing spot... Read More

Territory Wildlife Park

Berry Springs, NT

The Territory Wildlife park is a truly authentic Top End experience. Situated on 1000 acres of natural bushland, the park is a place of cultural significance to the local Indigenous people. The Kungarakan and Warrai people still maintain a strong connection with the area today as the Park’s custodians, and invite you to experience their... Read More
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