19th Annual Shackleton Autumn School

    April 18, 2019

    Lectures – Exhibitions – Film – Drama – Dinner – Excursion October Bank Holiday Weekend Friday 25th – Monday 28th October 2019 For information and booking contact: Athy Heritage Centre – Shackleton Museum Town Hall, Emily Square, Athy, Co. Kildare Tel: 059 – 8633075 Email: athyheritage@eircom.net

    Easter Family Fun Athy Heritage Centre Shackleton Museum Treasure Hunt

    April 10, 2019

    Fun activity – locate the clues to win a certificate Running from Monday 15th April until Thursday 18th April    Only €5.00  for a Family —  a treat not to be missed Last Entry 4.00 p.m.   Note: Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    SouthPole-sium v.4

    March 28, 2019

    SouthPole-sium v.4, 7-9 June 2019.There will be…• A full-day of sessions on Saturday;• Friday and Saturday night Receptions;• a Banquet…All at The Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club in central Dublin.And an all-day coach tour on Sunday will take us to Shackleton sites in and around Dublin, to Ballitore, Kilkea and Athy.The Saturday sessions will continue and […]

    Due To Popular Demand We Are Extending The Exploring Shackleton Exhibition.

    March 13, 2019

    The Exploring Shackleton Exhibition is extending its stay in the Athy Heritage Centre – Shackleton Museum until Friday the 28th of June 2019. 


  • For more information contact the Athy Heritage Centre-Museum at the address or email below.
  • Enquiries: contact Margaret Walsh at: 00353 59 8633075
  • athyheritage@eircom.net
  • 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