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Foynes Flying Boat Museum

Main Street, Foynes, Ireland
+353 69 65416
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Cute miseum

Lovely old fashioned the 40's music everywhere is lovely. A chance to get on a flying boat must... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2016
Sylvia L
via mobile
If you are an aviation fan and love the Seaplanes this is the place for you.

The first stop of day two on the motorbike adventure and so happy it was suggested. A great tale... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Lansing, Michigan
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Museum chronicling the history of trans-Atlantic airplane travel.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Main Street, Foynes, Ireland
+353 69 65416
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely old fashioned the 40's music everywhere is lovely. A chance to get on a flying boat must have been terrifying for real back in the day!

Thank Sylvia L
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The first stop of day two on the motorbike adventure and so happy it was suggested. A great tale of the Transatlantic seaplanes with a nice introductory video, pictures and artifacts to back it all up. Plenty of personal stories of the locals that had...More

Thank joshbraman
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

A great place to visit. Helen the tour guide at the museum is excellent as is the Irish coffee. The restaurant is great. The Flying Boat replica is very interesting, as is The museum. The loos are spotless to! There is also a lovely park...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 31 August 2016

When i arrived was greeted by a friendly lady on reception who told me where everything was. I paid my money and watched a short film about the planes. i then made my way round the museum which was very good and clear and bright....More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Amazing history and great value for money. I love to take my kids to the museum it's a true gem and there is lots to see. Free parking outside the door and food and refreshments available within. Highly recommend even if you are not an...More

Thank Mick W
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We visited the Flying Boat Museum on the recommendation of a relative - has to be said it didn't disappoint. A very well run operation, carefully & tastefully put together and at €11 per adult, overall we felt it was good value. The visit starts...More

Thank TravelwithGar
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We really loved our visit to this museum. It is really well worth the time. The history and displays are incredibly informative and lovely to view. They have flight simulators, and a full scale replica of the Boeing carrier. It was amazing to walk through....More

1  Thank CheersSacramento
Reviewed 25 August 2016

On a recent visit to West Limerick I had the pleasure of paying a visit to the Foynes flying Boat Museum which is ideally located in the charming village of Foynes at the lower end of the village. This fantastic attraction showcases the history of...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Good for a quick bite a cup of tea or coffee. Easy parking also interesting story of the flying boats for the romantics The price is reasonable and the staff very pleasent

Thank accentkvovk
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I've passed close by Foynes Flying Boat Museum many times over the years as I've travelled on the Tarbert-Kilimer car ferry, this year I decided to stop and visit, I'm so glad that I did. It's easily found if you're looking for the signs and...More

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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.