Katherine Museum

The museum is housed in the original terminal for the Department of Civil Aviation. It contains collections and artefacts, photographs and historical items relating to the Katherine region. The Clyde Fenton Hangar houses the Gypsy Moth aircraft and photographs and text pertaining to Dr Clyde Fenton. The Skillion Shed houses artefacts, photographs and text pertaining to the farming industry of the region.

Address: 
Gorge Road, Katherine, NT
Tel: 
0889723945
Hours: 
March - November Mon-Fri 10.00-4.00pm, November - March Mon-Fri 10.00-1.00pm
Admission: 
Adults $3.50, Concession $2.50, Children $1.00. Buses and school visits by appointment.
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, Souvenirs, Cool drinks, Archives.
Collection: 
Approx. 1 500 items and 2 000 photographs.
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Items

Aircraft

Gipsy Moth VH-UNI

Gipsy Moth VH-UNI
Creator:
De Havilland
Description:
The first plane of the Northern Territory, first Flying Doctor service (Dr Clyde Fenton).
Date:
1930's

Peanut Digger

Peanut Digger

Creator:
Jim Zimmin
Description:
First patiented agricultural machine in the Northern Territory. Made from steel, angel iron and roller chains.

Stylo Seed Cleaning Machine

Stylo Seed Cleaning Machine

Creator:
Wally Christie
Description:
Second patiented agricultural machine in the Northern Territory made up from used materials.