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QANTAS BIRTHDAY GIFTS FOR YOU

In 2020, Australia’s national airline, Qantas is turning 100 and we want to celebrate this major milestone with you! Throughout the Qantas Centenary year, Qantas Founders Museum will be giving away monthly specials and gifts to visitors such as books, DVDs, restaurant vouchers, aircraft tours and more to celebrate Qantas and its special year. So […]

CELEBRATE THE QANTAS CENTENARY AT QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM

                                 CELEBRATE THE QANTAS CENTENARY AT QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM In 2020, Australia’s national airline Qantas Airways will turn 100, an amazing achievement for the airline and an important moment in our nation’s history. There is no better place to celebrate this incredible milestone than at Qantas Founders Museum in Longreach, […]

‘ISLAND FASHION’ TOURS TO QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM IN JANUARY 2020

          MEDIA RELEASE ‘ISLAND FASHION’ TOURS TO QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM IN JANUARY 2020 Qantas Founders Museum is delighted to present ‘Island Fashion on Tour’, a Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) regional touring project for children and families in January 2020. ‘Island Fashion on Tour’ features a range […]

CEO AWARDED ROYAL AERONAUTICAL SOCIETY FELLOWSHIP

            Qantas Founders Museum Media Release  21 November 2019 CEO AWARDED ROYAL AERONAUTICAL SOCIETY FELLOWSHIP Qantas Founders Museum CEO Tony Martin has been made a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, awarded in Brisbane on Monday 18 November 2019. The presentation of Tony Martin’s Fellow certificate, which took place during […]

AIRPARK ROOF PROJECT UPDATE – THE STEEL FRAME IS UP!

Qantas Founders Museum’s Airpark Roof Project is moving at an impressive pace with the project’s 400 tonne steel frame lifted into place in just five weeks! In late October, the last piece of the steel frame forming Qantas Founders Museums 8072m2 Airpark Roof was lifted into place and the temporary support systems removed, completing an […]

MUSEUM WINS CULTURAL TOURISM AWARD AT 2019 OUTBACK QUEENSLAND TOURISM AWARDS

Qantas Founders Museum has won the Cultural Tourism award at the 2019 Outback Queensland Tourism Awards ceremony held in Winton on Saturday 2 November 2019. The Cultural Tourism category recognises tourism operations that foster a greater understanding and appreciation of authentic culture, history, heritage and/or the arts. Qantas Founders Museum CEO, Tony Martin, said it […]

Qantas Founders Museum is open over 2019/2020 Summer

Qantas Founders Museum is open for business over the 2019/2020 Summer! From 1 November 2019 – 1 March 2020, Qantas Founders Museum will be open from 9am – 4pm every day except Christmas Day and Boxing Day (25 and 26 December 2019). Our guided tours of the National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar will operate at […]

WHATS HAPPENING WITH THE AIRPARK ROOF PROJECT?

Qantas Founders Museum’s Airpark Roof Project is an ambitious $14.3 million two stage project to create a unique night experience using a sound and light show projected on the fuselage of the iconic Boeing 747, Boeing 707 and an 8072m2 roof. Stage One of the Project includes the construction of a 8072m2 roof and lighting for […]

HELP DESIGN THE CENTENARY OF QANTAS POSTCARD

          QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM MEDIA RELEASE   17 September 2019   HELP DESIGN THE CENTENARY OF QANTAS POSTCARD  Qantas Founders Museum is calling on all artists to help celebrate ‘The Centenary of Qantas’ by designing a commemorative postcard which will be sold at the Museum’s Founders’ Store. Today Qantas Founders Museum […]

Father’s Day Special

Father’s Day is this Sunday 1 September 2019 and Qantas Founders Museum has a special Father’s Day Draw to spoil your Dad. If you purchase a drink at Qantas Founders Museum’s McGinness Restaurant from today (27 August 2019) until 3pm Friday 30 August 2019, you go in the draw to win a Father’s Day basket […]