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Qantas Founders Museum open and McGinness Restaurant open for take aways

For the moment, Qantas Founders Museum is open and will continue until we are advised otherwise. Please follow our social media and website for updates as the COVID-19 situation develops. While our Restaurant is closed to people, we are still offering take aways. We encourage people to call their orders in before coming to the […]

A FINAL MOVE FOR THE SUPER CONSTELLATION DISPLAY

  Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 19 March 2020   A FINAL MOVE FOR THE SUPER CONSTELLATION DISPLAY Qantas Founders Museum’s Lockheed Super Constellation has been moved to its permanent display position under the Airpark Roof with the combined effort of Museum staff, volunteers, local contractors, Watpac Constructions and the Qantas Engineering Aircraft Recovery Team. […]

RED AND WHITE GALA TICKETS ON SALE

          Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 12 March 2020 RED AND WHITE GALA TICKETS ON SALE Tickets for Qantas Founders Museum’s Red and White Gala Event on Saturday 20 June 2020, the official opening of Museum’s new Airpark Roof and spectacular Light and Sound Show, go on sale today. In 2020, […]

Easter School Holiday Events to get Egg- cited about!

We can’t wait for the Easter School Holidays as we have lots of fun activities planned for you and your family. So if you are planning to visit Qantas Founders Museum this Easter, this is what you can look forward too… Cadets Tours Our popular Cadets Tours are back over the Easter School holidays. On […]

A DOLL SIZE DISPLAY OF QANTAS UNIFORMS

          Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 9 March 2020 A DOLL SIZE DISPLAY OF QANTAS UNIFORMS Qantas Founders Museum will host a unique collection of 43 dolls dressed in Qantas Airways uniforms over the past 100 years. The collection is owned and created by Qantas Long Haul Flight Attendant Sara Armbrecht […]

MUSEUM PLAYS PART IN QANTAS SAFETY VIDEO

      Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 26 February 2020 MUSEUM PLAYS PART IN QANTAS SAFETY VIDEO Qantas Founders Museum is proud to feature in the new Qantas Airways safety video which was released by the airline today. The video, which was filmed in part at Qantas Founders Museum in August 2019, includes footage […]

MAJOR STAGE OF AIRPARK ROOF COVERED

        Qantas Founders Museum Media Release  25 February 2020 MAJOR STAGE OF AIRPARK ROOF COVERED Qantas Founders Museum’s iconic Boeing 707 and Boeing 747 aircraft are now under cover, with the last of the Airpark Roof Project’s Aramax Sheeting installed. Work began on the Aramax Roof installation in November 2019 with the […]

QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM LOOKS TO THE FUTURE OF QUEENSLAND TOURISM

      Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 24 February 2020  QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM LOOKS TO THE FUTURE OF QUEENSLAND TOURISM Qantas Founders Museum CEO Tony Martin and Museum Customer Service Professional and Tour Guide Sarah Collins will both participate in the 2020 Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) Young Professionals Mentoring Program as a mentor […]

CENTENARY FLY IN TICKETS ON SALE

 Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 13 February 2020 JOIN US FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE QANTAS CENTENARY FLY IN Calling all pilots and aviation enthusiasts to join us for the Celebration of the Qantas Centenary Fly In from 14-16 August 2020. Tickets are now on sale for Qantas Founders Museum’s Celebration of the Qantas Centenary […]

WHO WAS PAUL McGINNESS?

WHO WAS PAUL McGINNESS? by Museum Curator Tom Harwood The other founders of QANTAS called Paul Joseph McGinness (PJM) ‘the spark of QANTAS’, because he first had the idea and the passion to pursue it, but what’s his story? Not even he seemed to know the exact date but PJM was born in the Ballangeich […]