Qantas Founders Museum

Longreach, Longreach Area

Qantas Founders Museum is an independent not-for-profit community organisation, operating since 1996, to commemorate the ethos and preserve the material heritage of the founders and early operations of Qantas Airways Ltd.

Today, they are a world-class museum and cultural display, eloquently telling the story of the founding of Qantas through interpretive displays, interactive exhibits, replica aircraft and an impressive collection of genuine artefacts.

The collection incorporates four of the world's most significant airliners - the Consolidated PBY Catalina Flying Boat, Douglas DC3, Boeing 707 and the legendary Boeing 747. In addition, they have full scale replicas of some of the most important aircraft in the early Qantas fleet - De Haviland DH-61 Giant Moth, De Haviland DH-50, and Avro 504k Dyak; Qantas' first aircraft.

Aircraft tours are available at an additional cost including the Jet Tour of Boeing 747 and Boeing 707, a Wing Walk of the 747 (minimum age 12yrs) or a once in a lifetime experience of the Platinum tour which includes a tour of the 747 and 707, 747 and 707 Wing Walk , complimentary 6x9 photo and meal voucher. There is also F35 flight simulator experiences available. Bookings are essential for all tours and experiences.

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
Child $18 - $43 AUD18 Museum only. AUD43 Museum and Guided Jet Tour of the Boeing 747 and 707. Children five years old or younger receive free entry
$18 - $165 Museum Only: AUD23 Senior, AUD28 Adult, AUD78 Family. Museum and Jet Tour of the Boeing 747 and 707: AUD53 Senior, AUD63 Adult, AUD180 Family.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Opening Hours

Season/DateDayOpening Hours
1 September 2017 - 30 November 2017Daily9am - 5pm
1 December 2017 - 1 March 2018Daily9am - 4pm
25 December 2017Closed
26 December 2017Closed

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Conference/Convention Facilities

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Sir Hudson Fysh Drive
Longreach, Longreach Area
Queensland
Australia

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