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FOUNDERS STORE CHRISTMAS SALE 27 NOV – 6 DECEMBER 2020

Our Founders Store will be having its annual Christmas Sale from Friday 27 November to Sunday 6 December 2020. Our Christmas Sale includes a discount of 15% on all products in store, excluding consignment items. So if you are looking for something for Christmas or want a Qantas Centenary souvenir, the Founders Store has you […]

SUMMER 2020/21 TOUR AND OPERATING TIMES

Summer is here which means our Museum tour and experience times will be changing from 1 November 2020 – 31 March 2021. From Sunday 1 November 2020, the following experiences start times will change: Airpark Tour – There will be two Airpark Tours available daily at 9.30am and 12.30pm 747 Wing Walk Tour – There be […]

FREE ENTRY FOR CURRENT AND PAST QANTAS STAFF

Are you a current or past Qantas staff member? Did you know if you visit our Museum you can receive free entry to the Museum and a discount price for our Airpark Tour? 2020 is the centenary of Qantas and where better to celebrate this incredible milestone than in Longreach, where Qantas started operating from […]

Power Interruption – Saturday 18 July 2020

To our valued customers, please be aware that we have been advised by Ergon Energy that there may be a power interruption tomorrow Saturday 18 July between 10.00am -12.30pm. If this interruption does go ahead it will affect the operations of our Museum including admission into the Museum, the McGinness Restaurant and the guided tours […]

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 […]