Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum

Áras Íde, Foynes, Co Limerick

Travel back & experience the nostalgic era when Foynes played a pivotal role in establishing transatlantic passenger flights. The award winning Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum captures this unique story in the original terminal building with a comprehensive range of displays, artefacts & interactive exhibits.

Visitors have a once in a lifetime opportunity to board the world’s only full-size Boeing B314 Flying Boat replica. 

Special Events:

Foynes Air Show, Saturday, 22nd July 2017

Irish Coffee Celebration Day, 23rd  July 2017

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Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum
Younger Visitors:

They’ll love trying their piloting skills in the B314 flight simulators, complete with challenging but entertaining cockpits.

Multi-Language Cinema:

Our 17-minute, award-winning short film “Atlantic Conquest” is available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, and Polish.

Tour Groups:

We happily arrange personal tour guides and unforgettable experiences for groups. Advance notice is required.

Ample free on-site parking for cars and coaches.


Restrooms, accessible toilets, and baby changing station are on the ground floor.

Coats, umbrellas, and small bags can be stored while you tour the museum
Foynes at Your Doorstep

The museum is located in the heart of Foynes, so you’re right in the midst of everything this friendly town has to offer.
Admission Rates
Normal entry for a Senior Citizen (excluding a guided tour) is €9.00pp

Special Offer for Groups:
Entry to the Flying Boat Museum, Maritime Museum & Control Tower €8.00pp
Opening Times
Open 7 days a week Mid-March to Mid-November.

March 11th to Mid-November

June to September

Last entry one hour before closing
Foynes is on the scenic N69, just 15 minutes from Tarbert, County Kerry and 30 minutes from Limerick City.

SATNAV: 52.6115, -9.1096