Virtually Shackleton 2020 will take place online, 31st October

The Annual Shackleton Autumn School will host a new online event called ‘Virtually Shackleton 2020’  in which we will bring to you all the excitement, drama, spills and thrills of polar exploration.


Register now for this free event and we will keep you updated by email



“The last day of the old year: May the new one bring us good fortune, a safe deliverance from this anxious time and all good things to those we love so far away.”
Ernest Shackleton


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


Temporary Covid-19 Opening Hours

We are advising visitors to book in advance to save disappointment you can do so by

Phone: 059 8633075


or through Eventbrite

Tour Booking Timeslots:

  • Wednesday-Friday
  • 10:00 am- 11:00 am &
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm &
  • 3:00pm-4:00pm
  • Weekends
  • Available on request


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