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Inspiring Aviation
It’s A World of Aviation, Right Here at Shannon Aviation Museum. Visit Shannon’s No.1 Tourist Attraction.
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Plan Your Visit
Dress up Top Gun style, learn the fundamentals of flight, fly your virtual aircraft and take a guided tour of the museum.
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Santa’s Aviation Wonderland
Meet Santa Claus this Christmas in his AeroGrotto!
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Halloween Aviation Camp
Guaranteed day of aviation packed action!
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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.


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Aviation Discovery Tour

Visit Shannon Aviation Museum for a unique, fun day out this summer. Experience true aviation with our Signature Aviation Discovery 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!

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Discover what’s on in Shannon Aviation Museum, events and exhibitions, along with what has to come!


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Boeing 737 Simulator

Experience flight like never before with a Boeing 737-800NG simulator gift voucher!

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!

Discover Santa’s Aviation Wonderland

Visit Shannon Aviation Museum this Christmas and make your trip unforgettable with the Santa experience!

Meet Mr & Mrs.Claus in their AeroGrotto, race around New York in the Extra 300 aerobatic virtual aircraft with your family, or even challenge yourself to fly the full scale Boeing 737-800 Flight Simulator!

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Explore Our Scouting Ireland Air Badge

Visit Shannon Aviation Museum with your scout, beaver or cub group to earn your Air Badge!

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 to be brought on a guided tour of the museum with one of our intrepid tour guides.

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