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MEDIA RELEASE: COMMUNITY HERITAGE AND ICONS GRANT TO ENHANCE NATIONAL HERITAGE LISTED QANTAS HANGAR

        Qantas Founders Museum Media Release  17 July 2017 COMMUNITY HERITAGE AND ICONS GRANT TO ENHANCE NATIONAL HERITAGE LISTED QANTAS HANGAR The Department of the Environment and Energy’s 2016-17 Community Heritage and Icons Grant Program has awarded a grant of $10,560 to The Trustee for the Qantas Foundation Memorial Trust, the parent […]

QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM SUPER CONSTELLATION ARRIVES IN LONGREACH – THE END OF 2 AND HALF YEAR JOURNEY

    The month of May was a very big month for Qantas Founders Museum with the arrival of its Super Constellation in Longreach on 24 May 2017. In September 2014, the museum was the successful bidder for Lockheed Super Constellation N4247K, in an auction held by the Manila International Airport Authority. The aircraft, which […]

The significance of our BOEING 707-138 VH-EBA/XBA

On Saturday 10 June 2017, Qantas Founders Museum will host a special dinner to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the arrival of the Boeing 707 VH -XBA (formerly VH-EBA) to Longreach after months of work by a group of dedicated volunteers. Before we celebrate this momentous event, we thought we would remember why our museum’s Boeing […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Snakes in the laundry … and other horrors

Qantas Founders Museum Media Release   24 April 2017 Snakes in the laundry … and other horrors Snakes in the laundry, dreary meals of mutton and a British reluctance to shower are just some of the memories post-war immigrants have shared in A Place to Call Home? Migrant hostel memories – a National Archives of […]

We are open throughout the Easter long weekend

With the Easter holidays just around the corner we just wanted to let everyone know that Qantas Founders Museum is open everyday from 9am-5pm throughout the Easter long weekend. All our guided tours will also be operating as normal. If you require any further information, please call on 07 4658 3737 or email info@qfom.com.au. Have a […]

QUEENSLAND ANZAC CENTENARY GRANT TO FUND NEW INTERACTIVE TABLE DISPLAY

Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 3 April 2017  QUEENSLAND ANZAC CENTENARY GRANT TO FUND NEW INTERACTIVE TABLE DISPLAY The Trustee for the Qantas Foundation Memorial Trust, the parent company to Qantas Founders Museum, has received a grant for $66,830 from the Queensland Government’s Anzac Centenary grants program for an interactive table display project called “Qantas […]

Guided Museum Tours for Qantas Founders Museum Visitors

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MUSEUM VISITORS!!! Want to learn more about our museum’s artefacts? Want to know which one is the oldest, the weirdest or the staff favourite? From 3 April 2017, Qantas Founders Museum will offer a 45 minute guided museum tour which is included in your museum admission. The Museum Guided Tour will operate on weekdays at […]