The fascinating world of polar exploration at The Shackleton Museum, Athy
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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...
Museum closed due to redevelopment works
The Shackleton Museum will be closed to the public to facilitate redevelopment works within the Museum from Friday 9th...
Tune in at 6pm on RTÉ lyric fm on Sunday 4th December.The Naked Soul of Man, a story of music, leadership and resilience on Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition
This week's Lyric Feature is The Naked Soul of Man, a story of music, leadership and resilience on Shackleton's...
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