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Low Parks Museum

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Address: Low Parks Museum 129 Muir Street, Hamilton ML3 6BJ, Scotland
Phone Number:
01698 452382
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12:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Excellent local museum, surprisingly large

Two historic buildings sympathetically merged, make low parks museum a joy. Friendly staff, parking at the door, close proximity to hamilton town centre. Loads of local and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 January 2017
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Arrived n carpark was busy but place was empty woman on reception desk was polite but and museum was ok I suppose nothing much different from summerlee visited the cafe Two women were polite n friendly but you can see that they were closing soon and felt rushed My partner had tea and I had hot choclate but they could... More 

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motherwell
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Two historic buildings sympathetically merged, make low parks museum a joy. Friendly staff, parking at the door, close proximity to hamilton town centre. Loads of local and Scottish history. From the Covenanters to the cameronians, coal mining to weaving, heavy horses to agriculture, battles to ancient tombs, palaces to mausoleums, the longest echo in Europe, brought to life within this... More 

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Larkhall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

What a wonderful place to visit. It is surprising just how little you know about a place on your doorstep. Great place to take the kids for a very interesting day out. There is an excellent tearoom within the premises.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Can't believe this has been on my doorstep for so long and have never visited. Situated within the museum (which I can't review as we headed straight to the cafe) across from Asda. The lad at the front desk was friendly and approachable, nice greeting on the way in, cheery farewell on the way out. I'm sure his skills went... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Visited often and during the summer they have exhibits specific to kids staff are great very friendly and know there history just a shame they never kept it as it was 20years ago with the old cars and horse carriages. would recommend a visit

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Not much in it , very pointless exhibits, Camerononians were a small pathetic pointless army . staff was agressive was made to feel uncomfortable upon entrance, security followed me around as I were going to steal something . Overall most disappointing and worst museum

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I've been visiting this museum since I was a child and it keeps getting better. Their displays are very well set out and the information is very interesting. They also do special exhibitions with talking tours of the museum. The staff a very well informed and can answer just about any question. The gift shop also has some weird and... More 

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Hamilton South Lanarkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I regularly visit this museum and it has always got good interesting exhibitions on local history. There are newer interactive stations which are great for keeping the kids interested. The staff are pleasant and keen to help.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

First of all, let me preface by saying this was 2 visits, once to the museum and then 2 weeks later to the mausoleum. At the museum, we went with out 6 year old, we weren't expecting to spend the whole afternoon at the museum, but surprisingly had a really busy couple of hours there. Our son really enjoyed the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

A nice little place to visit. I had 2 toddlers with me and they enjoyed it just as much as I did. There was plenty to see and there were some good activities for the kids such as, dressing up and crawling through mine shafts with hard-hats on....great stuff. Didn't try the cafe but it looked nice. Gift shop had... More 

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