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Athy Heritage Centre-Museum


SITUATED IN THE EARLY 18TH CENTURY TOWN HALL, THE  CENTRE TRACES THE HISTORY OF ATHY AND MAJOR INTERNATIONAL EVENTS FOLLOW THE EXPLOITS OF THE FAMOUS ANTARCTIC EXPLORER SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON AND ATTEND OUR SHACKLETON AUTUMN SHOOL.1903 GORDON BENNETT MOTOR RACE, WORLD WAR 1, GRAND CANAL , NORMAN SETTLEMENT AND DISCOVER THE EFFECTS OF THE FAMINE, 1798 REBELLION AMONG OTHER EXHIBITS. AUIDIO GUIDES  IN  ENGLISH, IRISH, FRENCH AND POLISH  LANUGAGES,  AND VIEW OUR AUDIOVISUAL DISPLAYS  IN A 30 SEATED AUDIO ROOM. THE  CENTRE IS A TOURIST INFORMATION,  INTERNET ACCESS POINT AND GIFT SHOP.


Location: Barrow Navigation

Activity Type: Walking

Business Type: Places to Visit | Places to Shop | Tours & Trips

Address: Emily Square, Athy, Co Kildare

Phone: 00353 59 863 3075

Email: mailto:athyheritage@eircom.net

Website: http://www.athyheritagecentre-museum.ie/


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