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Queensland Air Museum

7 Pathfinder Dr, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
+61 7 5492 5930
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well run good value

A good selection of civil and military aircraft The showpiece being a F1 11 in very good order... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David L
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Melbourne
Excellent venue well worth visiting

Loved my time at the Qld Air Museum. I admire the dedication of the wonderful volunteers that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ozpuddle
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Brisbane, Australia
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Queensland Air Museum acquires, restores and maintains a collection of 75+ historically significant aircraft and related aviation displays at a 2 hectare site opposite the Caloundra Airport on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. The display has gown from just one aircraft in 1973, a Canberra Bomber to now more than 75 aircraft including a F-111, Mirage Jet, Australia's oldest DC-3. Detailed information can be sourced via the 'Our Collection; tab on the QAM web-site We open to the public every day (except Christmas Day), run major events each 3 months, operate Historic Aviation tours for groups of 12 or more (book via the web-site or call and we are available for Corporate events by arrangement, Photo shoots and other events.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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7 Pathfinder Dr, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
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+61 7 5492 5930
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good selection of civil and military aircraft The showpiece being a F1 11 in very good order. Some helicopters and fleet air arm aircraft over 2 sheda. A small shop at the entrance carries mainly models for building all reasonably priced. Staff are all...More

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QLDAirMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Queensland Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks David, Really appreciate your comments which are passed on to our volunteers

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved my time at the Qld Air Museum. I admire the dedication of the wonderful volunteers that undoubtedly, form the backbone of this fantastic facility. The information boards at each display provide an invaluable insight into each item plus QR codes allow visitors to access...More

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QLDAirMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Queensland Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for a really detailed review. Our volunteers are especially proud of their work, and, you are correct, their dedication and skills are the backbone of QAM, a 100% volunteer organisation. Engines Alive April 7, OCW July 7 & 8

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Had the pleasure to attend the 50 th birthday party of three lovely local ladies Everything was great ---music food and venue excellent ---could not have been better

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QLDAirMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Queensland Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hi Ernie, I heard it was a pretty goo show!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Great place for aviation enthusiast. It was very hot the day we went, but found the display very interesting and the volunteers do a great job.

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QLDAirMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Queensland Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thanks for your review, Happy-Travelers. We hope you come back again soon. There's always something new at QAM!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Whilst I know the President of QAM, Cameron Elms, I would not like my review to sound biased. QAM is a fantastic part of Caloundra and presents first class look, see, touch, get in capability for young and older alike to see a great wealth...More

1  Thank Ian S
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QLDAirMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Queensland Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thanks Bowyang. We really appreciate your comments which are passed on to our volunteers, who do fantastic work, rain, hail, shine and in the wind at the moment! There's a lot in the QAM pipeline, keep in touch! Engines Alive - April 7.

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Being a girl, I just went along with my husband to be a good wife. Was not expecting to be so enthralled by what this place has to offer. Being able to climb aboard and see inside some incredible air transport of yesteryear was quite...More

2  Thank Paula G
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QLDAirMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Queensland Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Hi Paula. Many thanks for you review. We hope you come back and visit us again, perhaps at one of our events. The next Engines Alive Day is April 7.....see the web-site of Facebook for details.

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Loved the exhibition. i am into aviation so this was hopeful. was impressed and the displays were excellent. a few things could make it better (cafe for one) but it was terrific

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Even for someone not so interested in aeroplanes this museum blew me away Amazing exhibits Would love to be there on an open cockpit day Displays of all kinds of planes Young kids would love this as well as older peopleThe people who volunteer there...More

1  Thank Kathleen H
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QLDAirMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Queensland Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Really appreciate your comments

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Can’t say I know much about planes, but went there with my husband and 2 kids (age 8 & 12) and saw some excellent aircraft from fighters like the F-111 to choppers like the Huey, learned a lot from the staff - who are all...More

1  Thank Elissa B
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QLDAirMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Queensland Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Appreciate your comments

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Do yourself a favour and take time to check out this great museum. It has an impressive range of planes, helicopters and memorabilia. Well worth the visit thanks to the dedicated members.

1  Thank Heather M
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QLDAirMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Queensland Air Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thanks. Much appreciated

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just checked their site, Adults $13-00, Concession $10-00, Kids $7-00, Family (2+2) $35-00. cheers
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