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Foynes Flying Boat Museum

Main Street, Foynes, Ireland
+353 69 65416
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Excellent visitor centre. Lovely way to spend s few hrs.Visited twice, second time as a Tour Guide... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
County Limerick, Ireland
via mobile
lovely afternoon

super afternoon kids loved it..getting to sit on a cockpit and pretend to fly ..would highly... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
County Limerick, Ireland
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Museum chronicling the history of trans-Atlantic airplane travel.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Main Street, Foynes, Ireland
+353 69 65416
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent visitor centre. Lovely way to spend s few hrs.Visited twice, second time as a Tour Guide with American Visitors. They could easily relate to God story.

Thank 1953John
Reviewed 15 November 2016

super afternoon kids loved it..getting to sit on a cockpit and pretend to fly ..would highly recommend it to families...good value

Thank valeriesK1760TA
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Starts with a 15 - 20 minute video of the history of Flying Boats. Then there are exhibits of equipment, a model of the Yankee Clipper it tour which helped to make the experience real, also having the original control tower available to walk in...More

Thank MissFrame
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This was a very interesting little museum. Took you back to the days of the Flying Clippers with lots of static & interactive displays. Having an actual plane outside to walk through after learning all about it made it really come alive.

Thank swait210
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Spent the midterm sight seeing and came across this place on our travels. What a great find.... Kids (5 & 9) loved the model boat plane outside, the tower viewing platform and all the interactive screens and simulators. Definitely recommend the €28 for the family...More

Thank Bogwarrior
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We decided to visit the museum not knowing what to expect. Entrance fee seemed quite pricey but by the end of the museum we felt it was worth it. It was very informative, well presented and engaging. Would definitely recommend to others. Staff were friendly...More

Thank hgribb
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Only live a few miles away and went for my first time with my kids found it very interesting and so did my kids 3 & 6yrs as they got to play in the flight simulator and get to see the Yankee clipper.

Thank Maurice L
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We've traveled across Ireland no less than 7X and somehow this unique attraction was never on our list of places to visit. Thanks to an encounter with fellow American in Scarriff we were made aware of it's existence. A truly informative and interesting museum giving...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This was a return visit from many years ago. The improvements are significant. The full size replica flying boat is brilliant, the flight simulator a great touch and the memorabilia is well worth the visit. The archive film in the movie clips is very good...More

Thank Durtynellies
Reviewed 30 October 2016

A very understated venue that has a wealth of local, air transport and flying boat history to reveal and research. It is an insight into a forgotten part of aviation and Irish history that deserves to be fully promoted. On top of that the adjacent...More

Thank davidrein
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25 February 2017|
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Response from Flyingbods | Property representative |
Museum is closed at present and will reopen March 11th next.