Facilities Updates

Following the announcement that COVID-19 restrictions will begin to be lifted, the following is a list of changes to public access to our facilities.

This is not a full list of NT facilities, rather facilities owned by or managed by the Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture.

This list may be updated.

Top End Facilities

  • Arafura Stadium at Marrara Sporting Complex - is open.
  • Bruce Munro: Tropical Light exhibition – due to precautions around COVID-19 has now ended.
  • Browns Mart – is closed to the public.
  • Darwin Aviation Museum (Winnellie) – is open.
  • Darwin Military Museum (East Point) – is closed.
  • Darwin Waterfront Precinct – partial closes in some areas:
    • Playground – is open
    • Wave Lagoon – is closed due to repairs to improve the surfaces. The Darwin Waterfront Corporation will announce when the Wave Lagoon will be reopened.
    • Sport Facilities – outdoor beach volleyball court and outdoor 3 x 3 basketball court are open
    • Recreation Lagoon and beach - is open.
    • Visit the Darwin Waterfront website for more information.
  • Defence of Darwin Experience – is closed.
  • Fannie Bay Goal – is closed.
  • George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens:
    • Visitor and Events Centre – is open
    • Gift Shop – is open
    • Children's Playground – is open.
  • Hidden Valley Raceway – is open (without spectators).
  • Larrakia Park (Darwin Football Stadium) at Marrara Sporting Complex – is open (without spectators).
  • Leanyer Recreation/Water Park – is open.
  • Lyons Cottage – is open.
  • Marrara Indoor Stadium at Marrara Sporting Complex – is open (without spectators).
  • Marrara Netball at Marrara Sporting Complex – is open (without spectators).
  • Micket Creek Shooting Range – is open.
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT Darwin) – is open from 18 May. Discovery Centre closed until further notice.
  • Northern Territory Archives Centre – is closed.
  • Northern Territory Institute of Sport (NTIS) – is open.
  • Northern Territory Library at Parliament House – is closed due to works currently underway.
  • Old Qantas Hanger – is open.
  • Palmerston Australian Football League Complex – is open (without spectators).
  • Palmerston Football Complex – is open (without spectators).
  • Palmerston Netball Facility – is open (without spectators).
  • Palmerston Rugby League Complex – is open.
  • Palmerston Tennis Facility – is open for competition without spectators.
  • Palmerston Water Park – is open.
  • Palmerston Skate Park– is open.
  • Tactile Arts – is open.
  • Territory Wildlife Park – is open.
  • Territory Rugby League Stadium (Warren Park) –- is closed. Will open from 19 May.
  • TIO Stadium at Marrara Sporting Complex – is open (without spectators).

Central Australia Facilities

  • Alice Springs Desert Park – is closed. Will open on 29 May.
  • Araluen Arts Centre – is open.
  • Connellan Hangar heritage site – is open.
  • Folk Cottage heritage site – is closed.
  • Megafauna Central – is open. Discovery Centre closed until further notice.
  • Museum of Central Australia – is open. Access to Strehlow Research Centre closed until further notice.
  • Library & Archives NT, Alice Springs Reading Room – is closed. This will reopen 1 June 2020.
  • Old Araluen Office building heritage site – is closed.
  • Old Court House heritage site – is closed.
  • Red Hot Arts – is open.
  • The Residency heritage site – is open.

Last updated: 26 May 2020

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