We saw an advert in a tourist brochure and thought we would give it a go on our last day in Ireland . And what a surprise , from entering the museum how surprising it was to see what part foynes had played in the airline industry , being such a small village it played a roll in more ways... 更多
Visited the Flying Boat Museum in Foynes on "spec" on a recent, wet Saturday. We didn't know what to expect but were completely bowled over. This is a gem of a place, outlining in a very attractive and accessible way the key role that Foynes played in the history of aviation. We had never realised the extent of Ireland's role... 更多
Great video on history of the flying boats. The displays very good too and great to be able to board a replica of the huge "Yankie Clipper" Well worth a visit.
I was blown away by this museum. It opened in 1989 and though I only live 22 miles away it was my first visit, It won't be my last. The staff are amazing, their enthusiasm for their museum is catching. There is something there for all the family regardless of age. This visit was with my 80 year old parents... 更多
Very disappointing. The "so called " flight simulators wern't working and looked like they hadn't been for a while. Truth be told any modern flight simulating pc game would have been better. The frozen graphic that was visible looked like something from the sinclait zx days! Coffee shop was ok. Not worth anything like the 28 euro entry charge. Avoid.
Visited with younger children. The whole experience was excellent right from the lady who sold us the tickets and gave us a verbal run through of what to expect along with a very detailed knowledge of the history of flying boats at Foynes. The only slight disappointment was that the interactive displays didn't appear to work and one of the... 更多
Lovely museum. Got to see loads of history of west limerick. Make sure to go if passing foynes. Got to see the history of the irish coffee and the start of trans Atlantic flights