Discover the era of transatlantic passenger flights, the invention of Irish Coffee, and the maritime history of the majestic River Shannon
Foynes Flying Boat Museum
Home to the world's only full-size replica of a B314 flying boat Explore Foynes' role in early passenger flights across the Atlantic Ocean and the legendary flying boats that came and went went carrying celebrities, royalty, rich and famous and desperate refugees alike.
Learn about the life and lore surrounding Ireland's longest, most famous river The River Shannon (Abhainnna Sionainne) figures prominently into Irish history and mythology. Get to know the story and personality of the section from Limerick City to Loop Head.
We are excited to announce the museum reopens on June 5th (Tue to Sun) from 10am to 5pm. Last admission at 4pm. No reservation required. Please note the museum will undertake a major redevelopment in 2021/22 and certain exhibitions will remain closed. O'Regan's Restaurant will reopen on June 8th for outdoor dining.View the Event