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Qantas Founders Museum
Qantas Founders Museum
Qantas Founders Museum
Qantas Founders Museum
Map of Qantas Founders Museum
Sir Hudson Fysh Drive
Queensland 4730 Australia

Qantas Founders Museum
Longreach, Central West

07 4658 3737


Welcome to Qantas Founders Museum. They are an independent not-for-profit community organisation and registered charity, 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.

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Their 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 - DeHaviland DH-61 Giant Moth, DeHaviland DH-50, and Avro 504k Dyak; Qantas' first ever aircraft.

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Property Details


  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • Cafe
  • Car park
    Car park
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Guide
  • Lockers
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre


  • Walking

Open Times

Note: Open from 0900 to 1700 daily except Christmas and Boxing Day.

Other Information

Children are welcome.

Access without assistance is available for guests with a disability.

How To Get There

The Qantas Founders Museum is located at the Longreach Airport on the Landsborough Highway three and a half kilometres from the centre of town. The complex is adjacent to the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and walking distance from motel and cabin style accommodation houses.


Contact the operator for entry costs for specialised tours at the Qantas Founders Museum.

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$21.00   18 Jun - 18 Jun   Museum Only.
(Aged 6-16)
$11.00   18 Jun - 18 Jun   Museum Only.
Concession$16.50   18 Jun - 18 Jun   Museum Only.
Family$49.50   18 Jun - 18 Jun   Museum Only.
Group$15.00   18 Jun - 18 Jun   Groups of 10 or more Museum Only.
Student$11.00   18 Jun - 18 Jun   Museum Only.

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.