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COMMUNITY BENEFIT FUND TO UPGRADE MUSEUM FACILITIES

Qantas Founders Museum’s parent company, The Trustee for the Qantas Foundation Memorial Trust, has received a grant of $20,918.00 from the Gambling Community Benefit Fund to assist with facility improvements in the Museum’s galleries and toilets. The facility upgrades will include repainting the galleries and toilets and modifications to the galleries’ walls and doors to […]

Qantas Founders Museum closing early on Monday 1 April 2019

Please be advised Qantas Founders Museum will be closing early on Monday 1 April 2019 at 4.30pm for staff training. Qantas Founders Museum will resume its normal operating hours of 9am – 5pm from Tuesday 2 April 2019. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. P.S. This is not an April Fools joke 😊

National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar Tours

From 20 April to 18 May, Monday to Friday from 11.30am, Qantas Founders Museum will offer an hour guided tour of the National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar to its museum visitors. The tour, which is only offered during the National Trust Heritage Festival (http://www.nationaltrustfestival.org.au/), includes the history of the building, its many owners and uses; […]

“Bring the Qantas Hangar to Life” Launch

In 2014 Qantas Founders Museum received a grant of $19,665 from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection for the “Bring the Qantas Hangar to Life” project. This project included the development of new displays, signage, lighting and audio simulation in the National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar. On 20 April 2015 at 10.30am, Qantas Founders […]

QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM WINS AT TOURISM AWARDS

Qantas Founders Museum and the museum’s restaurant, McGinness’ Restaurant, have been recognised at both regional and state tourism awards ceremonies for 2014. On 15 November, Qantas Founders Museum won both the Major Tourist Attraction and Tourism Restaurant and Catering Services Categories at the Outback Queensland Tourism Association  (OQTA) Awards held in Charleville. It is the […]