Katherine Museum

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Katherine Museums

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Open Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 2pm


The Katherine Museum has seasonal hours so its advisable to follow us on face book for confirmation when the Museum is open.

Home of the first ‘flying doctor’ Dr. Clyde Fenton’s De Havilland Gipsy Moth plane, used in his pioneering aero-medical work in the 1930s.

The Katherine Outback Heritage Museum was originally constructed as an air terminal for the region during World War II, and now contains an eclectic collection of artifacts, photographs, maps and pioneer memorabilia in an informative museum. As well as Aboriginal artifacts from the region, the museum houses photographs, furniture, home wares and tools ranging in date from the late-nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. Outdoor and undercover exhibits illustrate a rich heritage of ingenuity in rural machinery and household equipment.

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20 Christie Road Katherine NT



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During the dry season, which in the Northern Territory, is considered to be May through to October - our tea room offers morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea for you to purchase. The only days throughout the year that the Museum is closed is Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Years Day.

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