Located in the heart of Shannon, a visit to Shannon Aviation Museum is a must! Experience real aviation with our museum tours, running at 11am, 1pm and 3pm subject to availability, or explore the museum anytime at your own speed with the aid of our Interactive Audio Tour.
Get dressed up Top Gun style in your flight suit, learn how wings produce lift and the fundamentals of flight! Your pilot instructor will then demonstrate the controls on your virtual aircraft, an aerobatic Extra 300. Challenge your family or friends to a race around New York! Take off from JFK and fly towards the Statue of Liberty, first to loop the course and land wins! Following your flight simulator experience, your tour guide will guide you through Shannon Aviation Museum, where you can sit into a real aircraft and take lots of great photos to share!
Discover what’s on in Shannon Aviation Museum, events and exhibitions, along with what has to come!
Our Boeing 737-800NG Flight Simulator is constructed using a cockpit section of a real aircraft, C-GAPW which was in service for over 30 years! The flight deck features many original Boeing parts which add to the incredible realism of this unforgettable experience!
Learn the fundamentals of flight and what forces act on an aircraft. Race your classmates around New York while you fly your virtual aircraft, first to loop-the-loop and land wins! Take a cool, interactive guided tour of Shannon Aviation Museum, experience 100 Years of Irish Aviation History, and to finish, a live life-jacket demonstration!
To start off our Scouting Ireland Air Skills Badge programme, all scouts learn about aircraft, their controls, how an aircraft produces lift and the fundamentals of flight. Next, learn how to fly your aircraft virtually as your pilot instructor demonstrates your activity! Race around New York in an Extra 300 aerobatic aircraft against your fellow scouts, first one to loop the course wins!
After everyone’s flight simulation experience, it’s time for an interactive guided tour of the museum with one of our tour guides.