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Atlantic Air Venture - Aviation Museum Ireland

Things to do in Shannon, Ireland...

The Atlantic Air Venture is more than a museum it is an experience for all those people that are passionate about anything aviation. The museum provides a unique insight into the world of Aviation and Aerospace.

Shannon is one of the primary Aviation hubs in Ireland. In close proximity to the Shannon Airport, the transatlantic gateway between Europe and America, and home to a number of Aviation companies like Shannon Aerospace, GE Capital Aviation Services Ltd (GECAS), Shannon Engine Support (SES), AerCap and others, Shannon is the ideal location for the Atlantic Air Venture.

Buccaneer fighter jet aircraft at Atlantic Air Venture

Buccaneer fighter jet aircraft at Atlantic Air Venture

In addition to providing a window into aviation history, Shannon Air Venture provides educational and fun programmes for both adults and children. Courses are presented by aviators, engineers and aviation experts using high-class technology (like flight simulators) at this unique facility in Shannon, Ireland. The Atlantic Air Venture also provides individual familiarisation and training solutions for commercial companies and third level institutions. We are an accredited Irish Aviation Authority Registered Training Facility.

Key attractions

  • Boeing 737 cockpit NG flight simulator
  • Remodelled spitfire cockpit fully fitted
  • Blackburn Buccaneer aircraft jet
  • CFM jet engine
  • Simulated Air race around New York
  • And more…

Simulated air race around New York

B737-800 NG

Our B 737 - 800 NG flight simulator is constructed using the cockpit section of C-GAPW, an ex Canadian Airline Boeing 737 which logged 71,152 flight hours and 74,614 landings during its 30 year service.
It is now available to the general public at Atlantic Air Ventures, so you can take command, as Captain of C-GAPW and clock up another flight hour and landing.

Opening Times:

Mon- Sat 10.00 am - 5.00pm
Evening and Sunday Bookings Available for Corporate Groups Teambuilding, Social Clubs and Scout Groups all year round.


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Contact details for Atlantic-Air-Venture

Address:Atlantic AirVenture Co. Ltd.
Link Road , Shannon,
Telephone:+353 (0)61 363687
Mobile:+353 87 2037487
Web page:www.atlanticairventure.com/

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