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ILLUMINATING THE 100 YEARS OF QANTAS IN WORLD-CLASS LIGHT AND SOUND EXPERIENCE IN OUTBACK QUEENSLAND

In Qantas’ centenary year historic aircraft have been converted into high tech 3D mapped digital canvases for a world-class light and sound experience celebrating its birth in outback Queensland and it’s rise to a leading international airline. From the 1st of July Luminescent Longreach – a spectacular night time light and sound experience designed to […]

Qantas Founders Museum to reopen on 1 July 2020

To our valued customers and community, we wish to advise Qantas Founders Museum will reopen on 1 July 2020. We will provide information about our operating hours and how to book to visit the Museum and experience our aircraft tours, at a later date. Over the next few weeks our team will be working hard […]

MARKING THE ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE AIRPARK ROOF PROJECT

This month, Qantas Founders Museum had planned to celebrate the completion of our Airpark Roof Project with a Community Launch. While the Coronavirus crisis has changed our plans, it does not and should not take away from what has been achieved on this project in a year since the official sod turning. On 10 May […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

THE QANTAS WORLD AS HARRY SAW IT

          Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 4 February 2020 THE QANTAS WORLD AS HARRY SAW IT This week Qantas Founders Museum’s first Qantas Centenary Exhibition, “Harry Rogers – Inspiring us to travel with Qantas”, will open to the public with the exhibition launch on Friday 7 February 2020 at 10.30am. From […]

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 […]