Selfies With Shackleton

    February 8, 2019

    Students from Ardscoil na Trionoide with their tour guide Jack in front of the Shackleton statue.

    Record Student Visitors !!!!!

    February 7, 2019

    Over A Thousand Students Have Visited The Exploring Shackleton Exhibition. Be Sure To Get Your School Booked In Before The Exhibit Leaves On The 1st March 2019.

    Exploring Shackleton Exhibition Drawing In The Visitors

    February 1, 2019

    Our Exploring Shackleton Exhibition, running until March 1st 2019 is a major attraction to schools, tour groups and individuals. Be sure to visit before this amazing exhibition returns to Norway.

    BBC 20th Century Icon Explorer Winner Ernest Shackleton

    January 11, 2019

    BBC 20th Century Icon Explorer Winner Ernest Shackleton The BBC ICONS competition asked you  to assess the achievements of the 20th century’s most important and influential figures – men and women who helped shape our world today. Ernest Shackleton was awarded the prize of Explorers Icon. Explorers described by BBC ‘ pushed the boundaries of […]


  • For more information contact the Athy Heritage Centre-Museum at the address or email below.
  • Enquiries: contact Margaret Walsh at: 00353 59 8633075
  • Athy Heritage Centre-Museum, Town Hall, Emily Square, Athy, Co. Kildare.


  • Monday - Friday
  • 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm
  • Sunday
  • 12 noon - 4pm
  • Open out of hours on request
  • For Guided Tours please book in advance


  • Adults €5.00
  • Students/Senior Citizens: €3.00
  • Child €3.00
  • Family Ticket €12.00