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To Our Valued Customers Please be advised from Tuesday 6 October to Saturday 17 October 2020, the Museum’s McGinness’ Restaurant will have the following changes to its operations and menu: From Tuesday 6 October to Friday 9 October 2020, there will be a restricted menu of cakes, scones, sandwiches and sushi. All beverages including coffees, […]


  Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 24 March 2020 – Updated 23 April 2020 COVID- 19: CHANGES TO QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM OPERATIONS AND EVENTS Qantas Founders Museum has made the difficult decision to close its doors as of 4pm today, Tuesday 24 March 2020 until further notice for the safety of our staff, visitors and […]

Lunch Specials for this week Mon 29 April 2019 – Sun 5 May 2019

Our McGinness Restaurant lunch specials for this week are… Mon 29 Apr 2019 – Greek Lamb Kebabs with Greek Yoghurt – $14.95 Tues 30 Apr 2019 – Chinese Pork Belly on Rice- $15.95 Wed 1 May 2019 – Chicken and Prawn Laksa – $15.95 Thurs 2 May 2019 – Honey Chicken with Steamed Rice – […]


This week our McGinness Restaurant launches its new and exciting menu. Visitors and locals can look forward to new scrumptious, aviation themed meals such as the Connie Omelette, 747 Chicken Burger & Avro Prime Rib Steak Sandwich.  Our new menu also includes more gluten free options across our whole menu.  Breakfast has a different selection […]

Lunch specials for 11 -17 March 2019 at McGinness’ Restaurant

Check out our McGinness Restaurant lunch specials this week:   Mon 11 Mar – New Orleans Pork Roll and Gravy – $8.95   Tues 12 Mar – Seafood Basket, Salad and Fries – $12.95   Wed 13 Mar – Lamb Loin Chops and Gravy Salad and Fries – $12.95   Thurs 14 Mar – Chicken […]

Lunch Specials Tuesday 26 Feb – Sunday 3 March 2019

Our McGinness’ Restaurant lunch specials for this week are:   Tuesday 26 Feb – Grill Salmon – $15.95   Wed 27 Feb – Salt and Pepper Calamari – $12.95   Thurs 28 Feb – Farmers Delight (Steak and Eggs) – $17.95   Fri 1 March – Chicken Katsu – $17.95   Sat 2 March – […]

Daily Lunch Specials 19 Feb – 23 Feb

Please see below our daily lunch specials at McGinness’ Restaurant for this week:   Tues 19 Feb 2019 – Salt and Pepper Calamari – $12.95 Wed 20 Feb 2019 – Lamb Loin Chops with Mushroom Sauce – $15.95 Thurs 21 Feb 2019 – Meat Lovers Pizza with BBQ Sauce – $20.00 Friday 22 Feb 2019 […]

Weekend Buffet Breakfasts at McGinness Restaurant

Looking for somewhere to enjoy a buffet breakfast on the weekend in Longreach? Qantas Founders Museum has got you covered! Starting Saturday 26 January 2019 (Australia Day) until  24 February 2019, our McGinness Restaurant will be providing a Buffet Breakfast every Saturday and Sunday from 9am – 11am. The menu will consist of the following: Main […]


The Qantas Founders Museum’s McGinness’ Restaurant has a new chef and we thought you might want to get to know him… Meet Colin Nepe-Apatu!   Where are you from? Give us a little background about you and where you grew up. I was born in a small town in Central Hawkes Bay called Takapau, located […]

Change in Jet Tour and kitchen times for the 2017/18 Summer

Please be advised that from tomorrow (Wednesday 1 November) the Qantas Founders Museum’s Jet Tour times will be at 09.30am, 11am and 1.30pm for the Summer period from 1 November 2017 to  31 March 2018. From Wednesday 1 November 2017 to 31 March 2018 the museum’s McGinness’ Restaurant kitchen will be serving cooked meals from […]