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being a big fan of Ernest Shackleton's explorations, I knew this was someplace I had to stop on our trip and I was not disappointed. The staff was so warm and helpful and the small display area so well laid out and presented I was...More
Got the Family together to meet me at the Heritage Centre and Museum in Athy and me were met by Jack who gave a tour of the Museum and my young Grandchildren got the Treasure Hunt map and clues to win a Certificate which they...More
Did you know that Ernest Shackleton was born here or that the first major Irish uprising started here, no, well nether did we until we visited this town and its museum. The statue of Shackleton outside the building is fantastic and the three language plynth...More
I came on the heritage centre by accident and popped in to find very friendly and knowledgeable staff. It is the home of a wonderful Shackleton exhibition and also a tourist information office with wifi and computer facilities.
Great museum in the centre of Athy which would appeal to all ages. There are displays on WW1, Shackleton, and Famine, just to mention a few. Great variety on offer, and a beautiful old Arrol Johnson Car., I found the staff very friendly and helpful...More
A must visit if in the region. Was passing through the town and knew of Whites Castle so decided to stop...went for a look around the town, found a heritage center and was blown away by the find.
Brilliant lay out in the center with...More