Shannon Aviation Museum Collection
For those with a passing interest in Aviation and those with a passionate interest, a visit to Shannon Aviation Museum in Co Clare is a must!
See our interesting collection of civil and military aircraft, including a 1950’s Cold War Jet, Blackburn Buccaneer XX 894 Low level strike bomber and one of the longest serving aircraft in the Irish Air Corps FR 172 R210. Get up close to the fastest English Electric Lightning XX144 cockpit, and see Richard Jones’s replica Spitfire cockpit, an Avro Anson English Electric Lightning , Sepecat Jaguar and more!
We are open every Wednesday,Thursday, Friday and Saturday all year round, from 10 am – 4pm. Guided tours at 11 am and 3 pm. Just give us a call with any questions and to book on 061 363687.
Seniors and Students €9.00
Under 12’s €6.00
Under 12 months free.
Flight Simulation not included, please see Aviation Discovery Tour as follows.
An exciting new family day out and perfect for older children!
If you are looking for an exciting family experience with older children in mind, or have a budding or armchair pilot, check out our Aviation Discovery Tour!
Join us for an educational and fun new experience to find out more about the about the physics of flight!
You’ll learn all about Bernoullis theory and how the aircraft wing makes lift.
Now, it’s time to test those theories . . . but for your virtual safety, a pre flight demonstration by your pilot instructor on the effects of the flight controls in the flight simulator.
Now the real fun begins as you take to the skies in command of the fantastic Extra 300 aerobatic aircraft.
Following your flight experience, you will be guided through our collection of civil and military aircraft, jet engines, cockpits and memorabilia. From a choice of flight suit or Airline Captains stripes, you can end by dressing up in theme and taking some fun photographs to share!
We require min of 2 persons to book this tour, please note on booking form, you’ll need to use the slider to add a person.
Aviation Discovery Tour
Duration: Approximately 2.5 hrs duration.
Price Per Participant: €35.00
Subject to Availability and Booking is Required.
Thurs Fri and Sat
12.00 noon and 2pm Subject to Availability
We are open for Halloween Mid Term.
Tues 26th, Wed 27th, Thurs 28th , Fri 29th and Sat 30th October.
Ticket Includes: Pilot Instructor, Simulated Flying Lesson, Life Vest Demo and Guided Museum Tour!
Suitable for: Adults, Young People and Budding Pilots aged 8+
Under 8s are most welcome, flight simulators are not suitable for under 8’s, but there’s still plenty to see and do, reduced rate for children and everyone is accommodated!
Under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult at all times, so we require min 2 persons to book this experience.
Shannon Aviation Museum,
Link Road, Shannon, Co. Clare.