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Plan Your Experience.
Discover the skies where history flies on an Aviation Discovery Experience.
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Aviation Academy.
Explore the fascinating world of flight with an insiders view on this week of aviation odyssey this summer.
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Summer Camp.
Got a mini-Maverick aged 8-12? Summer Aviation Camp is the perfect opportunity to embark on the ultimate day of aviation adventure.
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Inspiring Aviation.
It’s A World of Aviation, Right Here at Shannon Aviation Museum. Visit Ireland's Best Day Out 2023*
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Celebrate, Inspire, Challenge, Educate.
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Shannon Aviation Museum Named Ireland's Best
Day Out.

The Shannon Aviation Museum & Discovery Experience has been named winner of ‘Ireland’s Best Day Out’ at the Irish Hospitality Awards 2023. 

Shannon Aviation Museum Named Ireland's Best Day Out.

The Shannon Aviation Museum & Discovery Experience has been named winner of ‘Ireland’s Best Day Out’ at the Irish Hospitality Awards 2023. 

Visit the Museum.

Discover the skies where history flies in the heart of Shannon Aviation Museum. Take a step back in time and wander among the wings of iconic vintage aircraft on a museum tour, running at 2pm subject to availability, or explore the the museum anytime at your own speed with the aid of the Interactive Audio Tour.

shannon aviation museum aviation discovery tour

Aviation Discovery Tour.

Visit the award winning Shannon Aviation Museum for a unique, fun day out this summer. Experience Ireland’s Best Day Out on 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, you will be guided through Shannon Aviation Museum to learn more about the exhibits. Wander among the wings of iconic vintage aircraft, marvel at the sleek lines of past fighter jets, sit into the cockpit of an aircraft and take lots of great photos to share!

Explore the Museum. 

 

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

shannon aviation museum boeing 737 experience

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!

We are looking for volunteers to join our team!

 
Would you like to join a passionate and enthusiastic team at Shannon Aviation Museum? Contact us by email on info@shannonaviationmuseum.com to request a volunteer application pack today!

We are looking for volunteers!

We are on the search for some volunteers to join the Shannon Aviation Museum team.

Would you like to join the fast paced, enthusiastic team? Contact us by email on info@shannonaviationmuseum.com to request a volunteer application pack today! 

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Scouting Ireland Air Badge.

Visit 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 for an interactive guided tour of the museum with one of our tour guides.

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