Exploring Shackleton Exhibition

Fri 11 Jan - Fri 28 Jun 2019

Venue: Shackleton Museum, Town Hall, Emily Square, Athy, Co. Kildare

Phone: 059 8633075

Email: athyheritage@eircom.net     Website: www.shackletonmuseum.com

Amazing two floor picturesque exhibition celebrates the 2014-2017 Centenary of Ernest H. Shackleton's Imperial Tran-Antarctic Expedition

The anniversary will be celebrated through a number of new expeditions, exhibition’s, publications and documentaries. The exhibition is on loan to the Athy Heritage Centre, Shackleton museum in Athy from the world famous Fram Museum in Oslo, Norway, will use the centenary to present a broader story of Shackleton, the much-admired Antarctic explorer, in a special exhibition at the museum and in this accompanying book.

In the exhibition you can read about all of Shackleton’s Antarctic expeditions, in addition to his personal life; his voyage on Discovery with Robert F. Scott and Edward Wilson, the successful Nimrod Expedition, the Endurance Expedition and his often-forgotten Ross Sea Party and finally his death during his 1922 voyage on the Quest. The story of Shackleton’s life is fully illustrated with more than three hundred photos and maps from many of the Shackleton archives around the world.


Shackleton Museum

Athy Heritage Centre-Museum


059 8633075

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