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QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM WINS 2020 TRIPADVISOR CHOICE AWARD

Qantas Founders Museum has been recognised as one of the top 10% attractions world wide based on Outstanding 2019 Traveller Reviews. Qantas Founders Museum is excited to announce it has been recognized as a 2020 Travellers‚Äô Choice award-winner. Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, prior to any changes caused by the pandemic, award […]

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 […]

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 […]

MEDIA RELEASE: CELEBRATING A COUNTRY DRIVE THAT CREATED AN AIRLINE

        QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM MEDIA RELEASE ¬†7 August 2019 CELEBRATING A COUNTRY DRIVE THAT CREATED AN AIRLINE On Monday 19 August 2019, Qantas Founders Museum will celebrate the 100th anniversary of a 51-day drive by three World War One veterans through Northern Australia which would lead to the creation of Australia‚Äôs National […]

AUSTRALIAN AVIATION MUSEUM DONATES ARTEFACTS TO QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM

        QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM MEDIA RELEASE   ¬†AUSTRALIAN AVIATION MUSEUM DONATES ARTEFACTS TO QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM Qantas Founders Museum has received several significant artefacts donated by the Australian Aviation Museum. The artefacts include a set of 1950s Heritage Airstairs invented by Qantas Engineer George Roberts, a vintage 1935 International Aviation Refuelling Truck […]

Celebrating Queensland Week

Did you know that the “Q” in QANTAS stands for Queensland? There are many things to celebrate and be proud of as Queenslanders and that is why from 3 – 9 June 2019, Qantas Founders Museum will be celebrating all things Queensland for Queensland Week including children’s activities and delicious McGinness Restaurant specials.:   Queensland […]

Queensland VCs Exhibition

The Victoria Cross is the highest honour for bravery which can be awarded to a person involved in military action. Seven Queenslanders have been recipients since it was instituted by Queen Victoria in 1856. Their stories are on display in Gallery 2 and this exhibition is free to view. This exhibition has been put together […]

QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM STAFF MEMBER TO PARTICIPATE IN QTIC YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MENTORING PROGRAM

Qantas Founders Museum Media Release ¬†22 February 2019     ¬†QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM STAFF MEMBER TO PARTICIPATE IN QTIC YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MENTORING PROGRAM Qantas Founders Museum Customer Service Manager, Carissa Uprichard has been selected as one of 33 mentees to take part in Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) 2019 Young Professionals Mentoring Program. The program, […]

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 […]