Aboriginal Bush Traders – Lyons Cottage

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Aboriginal Bush Traders, connecting you with unique, authentic and ethical cultural products and experiences; supporting local indigenous artists, businesses and micro-enterprises.

Local Aboriginal art and craft, unique gifts and homewares coupled with coffee, bush tucker and one of Darwin’s most beautiful locations.

Situated in the historic Lyons Cottage, Aboriginal Bush Traders is fast becoming one of Darwin’s top attractions. A retail store that melds high quality gift, art and authentic indigenous product experiences; we also have a modern bush tucker cafe and function facilities.

Aboriginal Bush Traders is 100% not-for-profit, provides avenues for indigenous people wanting to engage in economic activities in a sustainable way. We specialise in unique, authentic and ethically sourced products from across the Northern Territory.


Cafe Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Gallery / Museum Lawn / Gardens Pet Friendly Shop / Gift Shop

Disabled Assistance

Caters for hearing impairment Wheelchair access

Indigenous Culture

Authentic Aboriginal Arts and Crafts Discover Aboriginal Experiences Indigenous experiences and/or cultural immersion Indigenous owned and controlled Indigenous themes and/or interpretation


Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre


Australian Tourism Accreditation COVID Safe


Free Entry

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