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Foynes Flying Boat Museum

Main Street, Foynes, Ireland
+353 69 65416
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Worth a stop off quick service

Good for a quick bite a cup of tea or coffee. Easy parking also interesting story of the flying... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Greater London, United Kingdom
Long awaited visit

I've passed close by Foynes Flying Boat Museum many times over the years as I've travelled on the... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Leitrim, Ireland
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Museum chronicling the history of trans-Atlantic airplane travel.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Main Street, Foynes, Ireland
+353 69 65416
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Good for a quick bite a cup of tea or coffee. Easy parking also interesting story of the flying boats for the romantics The price is reasonable and the staff very pleasent

Thank accentkvovk
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I've passed close by Foynes Flying Boat Museum many times over the years as I've travelled on the Tarbert-Kilimer car ferry, this year I decided to stop and visit, I'm so glad that I did. It's easily found if you're looking for the signs and...More

Thank PaleoIrish
Reviewed 22 August 2016

After enjoying a really informative trip around the museum which includes a 17 minute film,and finding about the flying boats including the replica the bonus was the O'Reagan restaurant and an Irish coffee. All the staff were helpful and friendly.

Thank Jan295
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This museum is a real slick production. I was entranced by the presentation, the explanation film, the airplane itself, (OK a replica which was explained), you are allowed to visit and explore almost every detail (I sat in the pilot seat). The kitchen and private...More

Thank anthony k
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The unimposing entrance to this museum belies what is within. Situated in the centre of Foynes, the museum gives a comprehensive account of aviation from 1920s through to the end of the Second World War in the area. I have been to the Air &...More

2  Thank Julie A
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a must see for anyone who is in a position to visit. It will transport back to the golden days of aviation when travelling like this was only for a privileged few. Amazing to see how a small village in played such an...More

1  Thank michael m
Reviewed 15 August 2016

How strange that while watching the Video, they were showing footage of Rochester Castle and referring to the River Medway as this is the area we live in and we had never heard reference to any of the information given. The musuem was very interesting,...More

Thank Tricia F
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is a great opportunity to see how transatlantic flights used to be. The plane & museum are well worth a visit - I was very surprised at the level of comfort inside the plane. Also ate in the cafe next door, staff were very...More

Thank matishamatatti
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Had a bite to eat in the lovely cafe O'Regans then we went into the museum. It was really interesting & the replica plane was great. We enjoyed our visit and had a tasty Irish coffee to finish off our tour!

Thank Ger M
Reviewed 12 August 2016

This small village was at the centre of the world regarding aviation circa 1940. We had a great guide who gave us some fascinating facts and told some great stories.

Thank John O
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Just wondering if the Foynes Flying Boat Museum is open on weekends during the months of January and February.
25 February 2017|
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Response from Flyingbods | Property representative |
Museum is closed at present and will reopen March 11th next.