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Atlantic Air Adventures

Link Road, Shannon, Ireland
+353 61 363 687
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Small but interesting museum for any aviation geek

We were on vacation in Ireland and as an aviation geek I never go on vacation without visiting a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
P G
Flying ‘Top Gun’ style!

We had a fantastic afternoon on the simulators and in the aircraft museum. The kids were delighted... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kildysart
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Atlantic AirAdventures is an Aviation Education Flight Simulation Centre and Aviation Museum located on the Wild Atlantic Way, just 5km from Shannon Airport Co Clare Ireland, 15km from Limerick city, and 15 km from Ennis Co Clare. Visit our website for more info.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Link Road, Shannon, Ireland
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+353 61 363 687
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 it's worth the visit for any aviation geek. The interior section is well laid-out (although...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic afternoon on the simulators and in the aircraft museum. The kids were delighted to be assigned flightsuits to wear whist using the simulators - top gun style! Oisin was a fantastic guide and instructor. The kids absolutely loved it! He taught...More

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littlespitfire, Owner at Atlantic Air Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's great to hear that you all enjoyed the experience, thank you very much! We look forward to your return, do look out for Halloween Aviation Camp, and we host Aviator Birthday Partys too! If we don't see you before then, we have a very...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

The staff member a the desk was not very welcoming despite the presence of two very interested child aviators. The guide was excellent and gave lots of information, the aviators were very interested in the toy planes on the 'runway'More

1  Thank Nelly502
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littlespitfire, Owner at Atlantic Air Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

I'm sorry you felt that, but to clarify to the reader, you arrived when the museum was not open. The person at the desk, me, was in the middle of a teleconference, and I called our guide in especially for you and the children, if...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Not a huge one but nice one. I am sure flight simulator would be great but price for adult was 75 euro so a bit expensive for me.Inside few bits and pieces and little plane as well, that was cool. Outside few planes, with lovely...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Fantastic fun day out for all the family. The B737 simulator is really worth doing. Really enjoyed the museum and all it has to offer the young or old aviator!

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Brought my 11 year old grandson here . He has not stopped talking about it since his flight simulator experience. From the aeroplanes outside to the museum . Staff were so friendly and made us feel so welcome. Money and time well spent . Would...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place to visit and such lovely staff. There's so much to see in the museum between pictures and real planes with such history to them. They have a real live simulator which when I visited there were 2 pilots using it. I...More

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littlespitfire, Guest Relations Manager at Atlantic Air Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Thank you very much! We are delighted you enjoyed the visit. Hopefully we will see you again soon.

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

My son Ricky went on the flight simulator today. It was a birthday gift and he really enjoyed it, hasent stopped talking about it. It's a wonderful set up and such good value for money. My son is disabled and I just want to say...More

1  Thank dclolo
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littlespitfire, Owner at Atlantic Air Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Hi Dolores, We are delighted that Ricky had a great time, we saw the big smile and that makes our day, truly. He won't let you off the hook now, I'm sure we will see you again Thanks for sharing that. letting us and others...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Situated in Shannon Town, it is a remarkable aviation center. A well run with plenty of aviation items to vie at close hand, like aircraft both civil and military. There are the simulators too which are great to get one into the feel. With experienced...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We were there for nearly 3 hours. Eddie is amazing, he shared a bit of his amazing experience and some fun memories too. My daughter (14) wants to be a pilot and this was just what she needed. She smiled all the time in excitement...More

1  Thank Janis G
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littlespitfire, Owner at Atlantic Air Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

We are thrilled to hear, that's what this facility is all about, inspiring the next generation of avaitors, passing on knowledge, and experience. Thanks for appreciating what we do and sharing it. Check out Aviation Academy for Teenagers, that would be great for her next...More

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Response from littlespitfire | Property representative |
Hi there, We are in Shannon Town, Co Clare, easy to find or use Garmin Postcode: QPR-97-SJ9 GPS Coordinates: N 52.42.829 – 008.52.191 Hope that helps, do call for booking or see our website for info Thanks
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Response from littlespitfire | Property representative |
Hi Tia Museum admission is €6 for adults and €3 for children Regards Jane
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Response from littlespitfire | Property representative |
Hi Dan Sure they would be perfect age, the Aviation Experience tour is €20 each and covers 2 hours of aviation learning! First a pre flight lesson, about 20 mins on theory of how aircraft fly, control surfaces and then a... More
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