Museum of Central Australia

Galleries, Museums and Collections

The Museum of Central Australia is based in the heart of Alice Springs. It tells the story of the region’s unique natural history, following the evolution of the landscape and the fascinating creatures that inhabited it.

From the big bang to the present day, meteorite fragments, fossils and interpretive displays detail the geological history of Central Australia.

It also features a replica of an internationally-significant, ancient fossil site, located on remote Alcoota Station, that displays some of the surprising megafauna fossils found there.

The Museum of Central Australia also houses the Strehlow Research Centre, one of Australia’s most important collections of film, sound, archival records and museum objects relating to Indigenous ceremonial life.

The facility is run by the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.

Facilities

Carpark Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Disabled access available Enquiry Desk Lockers Museums Australia Public Toilet Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre Wheelchair access

Rates

From AU$8.00

Concession: $6.00
Children 4 and under: Free
Family Pass (2 x adults, 3 x children): $20
Northern Territory Residents: Free

Nearby Things to Do

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Down Under Tours Australia

Down Under Tours Australia

Alice Springs

Red Centre Way Sign outside Alice Springs

Red Centre Way

Alice Springs

WTS Exhibition by Kristian Laemmle-Ruff, 2016

Watch This Space Artist Run Initiative

The Gap, Alice Springs

Alice Springs Golf Club, Alice Springs Area, Northern Territory, Australia

Alice Springs Golf Club

Alice Springs

Street View

The Residency, Alice Springs

Alice Springs

Chi Gong at The Sphin East MacDonnells

Crystal Journeys NT ( Northern Territory )

Alice Springs

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