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Low Parks Museum

Low Parks Museum 129 Muir Street, Hamilton ML3 6BJ, Scotland
+44 1698 452382
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There are a good few items of interest in the museum and the cafe serves tasty lunches. However... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nonaine
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Great fresh food.

Lovely restaurant suitable for couples, families or just on your own. Home made soup and warm... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mhairi A
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  • Excellent49%
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“local history” (16 reviews)
“coal mining” (7 reviews)
“free entry” (5 reviews)
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Low Parks Museum 129 Muir Street, Hamilton ML3 6BJ, Scotland
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"worth a visit"
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"mezzanine cafe"
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"fire engine"
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"local area"
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"couple of hours"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"surrounding area"
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"first impression"
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"front desk"
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"home made soup"
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"hamilton town"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are a good few items of interest in the museum and the cafe serves tasty lunches. However, as with many council run establishments, they close early - even in the summer months.More

Thank Nonaine
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Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the museum and the café, very much appreciated. We do have a programme of events which run throughout the year, concerts for example which are held in the evening, our website will have full...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant suitable for couples, families or just on your own. Home made soup and warm crusty bread a must. Freshly made toasties, sandwiches and lovely cakes. Staff so helpful and friendly.You can also enjoy a stroll through the very interesting Museum entry to which...More

Thank Mhairi A
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Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mhairi, thank you for taking the time to give us such a glowing review, very much appreciated. We hope to see you in Low Parks Museum again very soon, look out for our specials in the café.

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

This little museum has a great display of local culture and history, from farming and coal mining to the Cameronian regiment (Scottish Rifles) and the local contribution to the wars. There is also a small display of archaeological finds. Entry is free and a wander...More

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Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Thank you for your review and I am glad you enjoyed your visit, we hope you will visit again and perhaps have some lunch in the café.

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We visit this museum quite regularly as it is one of our grandaughter's [ aged 4 ] favourite places to go ! So much so that she decided that this was the place for her 4th birthday party and what a super party they had...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We'll managed. Excellent. A great visit for all the family regardless of age. Should be better advertised as a must visit.

Thank 157ws
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Linda B, Owner at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate you taking the time to write a very positive review, and glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a coffee, although the museum is well worth a visit too. Great place to start if you are visiting the mausoleum, and you can book your tickets here too.

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Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your review of our coffee and the museum. Have you tried our delicious hearty home made soups? Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Full of very interesting exhibits from bygone years. Good for families and children to explore the local history of the area. It is free entry and has excellent car parking facilities. Good cafeteria serving fresh coffee, cakes and a selection of nice lunch dishes. Staff...More

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Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Hi Sandy, thank you for your review and your positive comments. I am sorry you felt the staff approach was not a positive, it is very unusual for us to get a comment like that. However, all feedback is welcome and we constantly strive to...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is free to visit and very interesting - lots of very old exhibits - a must see for children of today! There is also a lovely little cafe which serves scones, cakes, soup and sandwiches!

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Fabulous place to visit..if your old enough you can regocnise items your granny had..a must for kids education

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Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you, glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The biggest non Royal palace in Europe is no longer there (10 years to demolish, it was huge) but the Mausoleum is (about 6m lower in height than when built due to mine works!) and has a fascinating history, the doors, the Echo, echo echo...More

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Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your comments. The tours of the Mausoleum are on the first Sunday of the month. Due to the demand we now run two, at 12noon and 2pm. Book by phoning Low Parks Museum 01698 452382.

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cazhutch
21 March 2017|
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Response from Linda B | Property representative |
The museum has disabled parking right at the main entrance, and ramps throughout the building. We have a lift which can visitors to the café.
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