• B314

    B314 Click to learn about the world's olny full-sized B314 Flying Boat replica.

  • IRISH COFFEE Click to find out about this world famous drink.

  • MARITIME MUSEUM Visit our latest addition to the museum.

  • FOYNES Learn more about Foynes and the airlines within Foynes.

  • WAR YEARSClick to see the impact the wars had on the flying boats and Foynes.

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Flying Boat Museum
The only aviation museum in Ireland and the only dedicated flying boat museum in the world, this unique attraction preserves the rich history of aviation and the development of passenger travel. Learn More ►
Maritime Museum
The new floor at the Foynes museum is now open! Covering the history and personality of the Shannon River and Limerick down to Loop Head. Learn More ►
Foynes, a new town by Irish standards, less than two centuries old, was one of the central ports to the flying boat airlines and is now home to the Flying Boat Museum. Many types of planes and celebrities passed through Foynes. Learn More ►
The history of aviation is a fascinitating one, with many weird and wondrful aircraft produced. Get access to timelines, pioneering adventures and fun facts about aviation and it's evolution through time. Learn More ►
Archival Collection
The catalogued aviation collection is a fantastic resource, storing historic and contemporary items, detailing the historic flying boat air travel period, from the first survey and commercial flights, to the culmination of the flying boat era in the late 1940s. Learn More ►
Irish Coffee
Foynes and flying boats will be forever connected with the irish coffee a they combined to give us this uniquely Irish treat and, as with anything in Ireland, the weather played a key role. Learn More ►
Our photographs are, with proper permission, available for reproduction. Whether for individual purposes or commercial purposes, we will be happy to discuss your reproduction requests. Learn More ►
The Foynes Flying Boat Museum is unique in the world, and fittingly, we have some unique gifts and souvenirs ideal for all the family, and some special ones perfect for any aviation enthusiast. Learn More ►
Ideal for Your Event
As you can imagine, the timeless nature of the museum and it's exhibits, cinema and main hall, has and contiunes to make the museum and ideal location for many events. Here is a sample of events that could be, and have been, held in the museum. Learn More ►