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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 […]

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 […]