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Icebound Endruance

Shackleton Endurance Exhibition

11th September 2012 – 30th August 2014, 11.00am – 5.00pm in Dún Laoghaire Harbour
Telephone : 0868523498, Website : www.shackletonexhibition.com

COMBINED TICKET WITH NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM OF IRELAND:

Family € 18, Adult € 8, Child € 5. Group rates: Adult € 7.50, Child € 4.50

On display are over 150 photographs taken by the Expedition photographer Frank Hurley, a full size exact replica of the James Caird; the lifeboat that proved so critical to the rescue, and much, much more.  The exhibition tells a survival story like no other: Irish-born explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic expedition of 1914-1917.