Endurance - Shackleton’s incredible voyage by Alfred Lansing

A dedication to the Endurance voyage.

The Antarctic Exhibition Room is dedicated to explorer Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton and his Antarctic expeditions in the early 1900s. On his last trip to the Antarctic his ship Endurance became trapped in pack-ice and the crew had to abandon ship. The room includes striking black and white photographs of Endurance disaster by Australian photographer Frank Hurley. Surprisingly, no lives were lost on this expedition.

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Shackleton Progress Association

A Wheatbelt town named after an Antartic explorer.

The Shackleton Hall houses a collection which tells the history of settlement in the area. It also includes information related to Kwolyin, a ghost town, located approximately 9km to the west of...


47 Jermyn Street
Shackleton WA 6386

Open Hours

Mon to Fri 9am - 5pm.
Keys in lockbox at entrance to hall.

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Fashionable first appearance

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While you're in the area

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Kwolyin Campsite
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