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.

The Museum of Central Australia 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.

MCA also houses 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 Free Wifi Lockers Museums Australia Public Toilet Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre Wheelchair access

Rates

Northern Territory Residents: Free

Adults: $8.00
Concession: $6.00
Children 4 and under: Free
Family Pass (2 x adults, 3 x children): $20

Nearby Things to Do

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Tailormade Tours

Tailormade Tours

Alice Springs

Uluru campfire

Adventure Tours Australia Red Centre

Braitling, Alice Springs

Front of precinct

Alice Springs Heritage Precinct

Alice Springs

Stuart Town Cemetery - Alice Springs Area Northern Territory

Stuart Town Cemetery

Alice Springs

General view of man-made dirt mound in which the seismic vault is located

Seismic Vault Alice Springs

Alice Springs

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

Alice Springs Golf Club

Alice Springs

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