The Shackleton Museum

Currently closed for redevelopment works. Apologies for any inconvenience. 


The fascinating world of polar exploration at The Shackleton Museum, Athy

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23rd Shackleton Autumn School

23rd Shackleton Autumn School

Dates for your Diary. The 23rd Shackleton Autumn School  will take place on Fri 20th, Sat 21st and Sunday 22nd October...

Learn about Sir Ernest Shackleton

The Shackleton Museum has a permanent exhibition devoted to the polar explorer Ernest Shackleton.

Step into Athy’s past

Explore the ancient, medieval and post-16th century lives and achievements of the people of the town of Athy and its hinterland.

Book your visit to the Shackleton Museum today

Currently close for redevelopment works. Apolgoies for any inconvenience.

Booking Recommended. Mon - Fri: 10am - 5pm, on Weekends at request