The Qantas Founders Museum is located on the apron of Longreach Airport, and incorporates the historic Qantas hanger, a modern museum building and the aircraft collection.
The Museum has a collection of historical artefacts and displays, as well as the spectacular collection of aircraft including an ex-Qantas Boeing 747-200, Qantas’ first Boeing 707-100, and ex-Qantas (and US Army Air Force) DC-3, a PBY-6A Catalina, and a Lockheed Super Constellation.
There are special tours of the aircraft including the opportunity to walk out onto the wing of the B747-200.
The Museum is open daily except 25 – 26 December. Opening hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily, with closing at 4.00 pm in summer.
Admission and tour fees apply.