Museum of Central Australia

The Museum of Central Australia, in the Alice Springs Cultural Precinct, acts as an interpretive centre for Central Australia’s natural history. The exhibitions explore the unique features of the region through time and space, following the evolution of the landscape and the creatures that inhabited it. Featured is a replica of a local palaeontologic dig, an ancient waterhole with some surprising mega fauna including a giant freshwater crocodile and the largest bird that ever lived, Dromornis stirtoni, dated at eight million years old. Other exhibits include present day Central Australian mammals, reptiles, insects and meteorite fragments.
Phone: 08 8951 1121
Fax: 08 8953 0259

Alice Springs Cultural Precinct
Corner of Larapinta Drive and Memorial Avenue
Alice Springs N.T. 0870

The museum has many skeletons
Alcoota fossil
Henbury meteorite
Sketch of Henbuy's 12 craters

Alcoota Fossil Dig