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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,  Aircraft Carrier Jet, and one of the longest serving aircraft in the Irish Air Corps.  Get up close to the fastest English Electric Lightning XX144  cockpit, Richard Jones’s replica Spitfire cockpit and an Avro Anson cockpit, in honour of the first to land at Rineanna Airport in 1939!

We are open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday all year round, from 10 am – 4pm.

Aviation Discovery Tours

Discover the fascinating world of flight! 
Shannon Aviation Museum is an interactive, fun, educational and inspirational experience for all ages.  Learn more about aviation with real world theory lessons, exciting simulated flight lessons, amazing aircraft exhibits, and passionate presentations on the world of flight and aviation!

Tours are scheduled and booking is essential.

What Visitors are saying

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  • star rating  What a surprise we had in store at Atlantic Air Adventures. I’d booked an hour on the flight simulator for my dad who is afraid of flying and who at... read more

    cbtraveller
    6/29/2019
  • star rating  Spent a very interesting couple of hours here on a wet morning. Our tour guide was informative and obviously interested in all things planes. In fact his enthusiasm rubbed off... read more

    mariec457
    8/23/2018
  • star rating  8 children (age range 8 - 12)plus 4 adults visited today and had a ball. Very educational in a fun and fascinating way. Kids hung on our wonderful guides every... read more

    elikirwan
    3/30/2019
  • star rating  I went there on the 31 of August, i have to admit , the museum is small, but they have some very interesting planes and a lot of things to... read more

    gregory1608
    8/31/2018
  • star rating  We were on vacation in Ireland and as an aviation geek I never go on vacation without visiting a local aviation museum.
    This one is much smaller than expected but... read more

    P G
    8/10/2018
  • star rating  Visited on a Saturday morning with our three young boys whilst waiting for our flight home and what a fantastic little place. The people who work their are so passionate... read more

    Tour728604
    10/28/2018
  • star rating  We dropped in here on a wet morning while holidaying in the area for a few days. My wife and I and two kids 7 and 4 really enjoyed the... read more

    Clearinfo
    8/24/2018
  • star rating  Celebrated our son’s 15th birthday here and it exceeded our expectations. Plenty of information generously given by the pilot and hands on flying experience made for a great day. Highly... read more

    PHB182
    12/27/2018
  • star rating  Brilliant place for families and tour groups. There's also different camps throughout the year, where children of all ages get to see flight simulator in operation, from inside.

    90angelt
    2/12/2020
  • star rating  It's lovely to visit somewhere where the people give the tour and demonstrations have so much passion for the subject. Our visit to the Air Atlantic Ventures was brilliant.... read more

    Louise D
    7/13/2019