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Vote for Qantas Founders Museum in the RACQ People’s Choice Awards for a chance to win a $5000 Queensland Holiday

To all our customers and supporters, we need your voting help and you could win a $5000 RACQ travel voucher! Today (28 August 2017) voting will open for the RACQ People’s Choice Category as part of the 2017 Queensland Tourism Awards. Qantas Founders Museum is a nominee for the awards, therefore we are in the […]

MEDIA RELEASE: National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar turns 95

Qantas Founders Museum Media Release   7 August 2017 National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar turns 95                         On 18 August 2017, the National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar in Longreach, the iconic centre of the Qantas Founders Museum and where Qantas began its early operations, […]

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 […]