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

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22nd Shackleton Autumn School

22nd Shackleton Autumn School

This is the 22nd Shackleton Autumn School  and a big occasion the hundred year anniversary of Shackleton’s death. The...

Amundsen 150th  Birthday

Amundsen 150th Birthday

Amundsen's 150th birthday. All at the Shackleton Museum extends our best wishes to Geir and Staff in the Fram Museum,...

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

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