Firearms Museum Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to permanently possess and display firearms in a Museum or Art Gallery.

Licence holders must:

  • comply with the relevant safe keeping and storage requirements as specified by the legislation
  • not permit any unauthorised person to possess or use a firearm in the holder's possession
  • permit a police officer to inspect, at any reasonable time, the holder's facilities for the storage and safe keeping of firearms
  • not possess an amount of ammunition that exceeds the amount authorised by the Commissioner.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must be affiliated with the Museum and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory.




5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $194.00

Fees for 2023-24

Additional information

 An application for this licence must include:

  • name and location of proposed museum
  • full names, addresses and titles of executive members
  • a copy of the Constitution or Memorandum of Association or Charter the museum is formed under
  • the full name and address (including postal address) of the person nominated as being responsible for storage and display of the firearm exhibits
  • opening hours of the museum
  • type of firearms to be collected and displayed
  • security provisions for how the firearms are to be stored and displayed 

Administering agency

Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services

Police Civil Employment Unit

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.