Activities & Events


Join us these School Holidays for a load of fun!
Pencil in Sunday 2nd May for the Grand Glider Flying competition, purchase a glider ($6) from our gift shop and personalize it before the big day! 
If you purchase your gilder before Sunday 2nd May you will get free entry to join the Grand Flying! Otherwise $5 Family Entry
Be sure to enter our colouring competition through-out the school holidays to be in the draw for some awesome prizes!

Model Flying Competition will take place from 12.00pm through to 2.00pm Sunday 2ns May
Registrations for the competition must be completed by 11.30am
Bring your own glider (no powered planes please) or buy one of our gliders from the Gift shop
There will be Paper Plane making in the morning and a prize for the most colourful decoration
model paper plane

There will be prizes in the gliding competition in 3 age groups for:
Longest Flight
Most Aerobatic Flight
Model Glider launch

Buy your model glider from the museum gift shop only $6.00
model glider 3

Contact us now for more info
Ph 07 572 4000 or email

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