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Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life

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Address: Heritage Way, Coatbridge, Scotland
Phone Number: 01236856150
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Took the gran kids 2,and5 down here for the start of the school holidays they were too young for the museum itself but they loved the swing park the canal boat the coal mine and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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caldercruix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Took the gran kids 2,and5 down here for the start of the school holidays they were too young for the museum itself but they loved the swing park the canal boat the coal mine and the tram and the old school complete with a teacher who let them play with old toys outside they want to to back before the... More 

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Forfar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We hsd such a good day here despite it raining a lot. There is a huge indoor museum which is highly interesting, covering yhe lifestyle over the ages in Lanark. Good wee cafe & immaculate toilet with seperate baby changing facilities. Better toilets than some ive had to pay to use. The eee tram is novel & we loved the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Summerlee has lots to offer and is free to enter. You have a working tramway which is cheap to ride to the old cottages where you can see how life used to be through different ages in time. There is the coal mine and you can be given a guided tour experience life as a coal miner in the dark... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Interesting for adults, less so for children. Little entertainment value for young kids on a rainy day. The cafe was very clean and tidy. Bizarrely, they wouldn't accept cards either in the cafe or the gift shop. So, visitors with limited cash on them won't be spending much.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Excellent place, wonderful it is completely free, lots of really interesting things including ruins of old iron works, canal and machinery

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I must admit it's more for adults and elder children but there's lot to do and see for everyone no matter what age you are. I could really appreciate great set up in the museum. Wherever there's a bit of history to read about or something to complicated or 'boring' for the youngest there's always something else instead for them... More 

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cumbria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Called in yesterday & I have to say a really enjoyed it. Lots to do & see & learn. Tram ride was great & cottages gives you idea & brings back memory's for the older onces. I will be back when the Lego Events on. Thank you & thank you to helpful tram man & the young lad in the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Had expected this to be more interesting unless you are in to heavy machinery. Enjoyed tram ride and miners cottages but museum itself disappointing and there was absolutely nothing on the exhibition floor it was completely empty. Don't recommend you take young children. No charge to get in but nominal charge for going on the tram

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Summer lee is one of those places you have to visit! The place is fantastic and free! A trip down the mine is a must! The staff located within the old miner houses are all very knowledgable!

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Moreton, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Lots of things to do seethe past though the ages can be cheap if money is important we spent only 3 pound that's right and that was for a tram trip you can use all day as to enter is FREE you can spend a few hours and plenty of fun for the kids

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Additional Information about Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life

Address: Address: Heritage Way, Coatbridge, Scotland
Phone Number: 01236856150
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  North Lanarkshire  >  Coatbridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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