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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Stuart Town Cemetery - Alice Springs Area Northern Territory

Stuart Town Cemetery

Alice Springs

General view of the Old Courthouse building

Old Courthouse Alice Springs

Alice Springs

Stuart Town Gaol - exterior view

Stuart Town Gaol

Alice Springs

Bush Medicine Alice Springs Walking Tour Cultural Aboriginal Botanical Indigenous

Journey the Dreaming

Larapinta, Alice Springs

Bubbles at Sunset

Mulgas Adventures

Ciccone, Alice Springs

WTS Exhibition by Kristian Laemmle-Ruff, 2016

Watch This Space Artist Run Initiative

The Gap, Alice Springs

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