Queensland Air Museum, Caloundra

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See a huge collection of historical aircraft, engines, equipment, photographs, and books at Queensland Air Museum, a nonprofit aviation museum located at Caloundra Airport. With a mission to collect and preserve Queensland’s rich aviation heritage, the museum’s impressive collection is made up of a large variety of military, passenger, agricultural, training, and naval aircraft. Displayed on stands beside the aircraft, you can also see numerous piston, turbojet, and turboprop engines. Several permanent exhibits highlight important themes in the aviation history of Australia, with special emphasis on women in aviation, the development of Qantas Airways, and the Royal Flying Doctor Service. The museum also hosts numerous special events and temporary displays, so be sure to check in advance for any specific topics of particular interest to you. For Queensland Air Museum and beyond, use our Caloundra trip itinerary builder to get the most from your Caloundra vacation.
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  • very interesting, we went with some relatives that had never been and they enjoyed it too. I wouuld recommend this place the staff/voluntary people were very helpful  more »
  • It was a damp day,so a good place to visit, as many of the planes are under cover. The volunteers were happy to talk about the displays. For what it is, a small affair in comparison to some, it's inte...  more »
  • If you are in Caloundra and have a slight interest in Australian aviation you must visit this museum.  more »
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  • Wow! Great assortment of aircraft in static display. Also a lot of partial exhibits beautifully restored by volunteers. Can spend hours wandering through, chatting to the volunteers and reading the information. Newly acquired Neptune with more aircraft waiting for space to be displayed. A great museum of aircraft and history. Well done!
  • Good selection of various aircraft. My son really loved it. Being inside some aircraft is a bonus. Being inside some more would be much better and it needs more space. Some aircraft outside are really suffering from exposure.
  • What a great place for a family outing. Lots of care and thought has been put into the museum. It is very clean, informative and interesting. No complaints from the kids! Thank you for keeping history alive.
  • Great place for all people. I've been there once but will definitely come back again
  • Great experience. The plane's from different times and countries make a great day. Some very rare on display.

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