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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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Great day out for all the family!

Great day out with the family. Tram ride is a must as well as the old miners cottages. Good place to take kids on rainy summer or winter days.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Great day out with the family. Tram ride is a must as well as the old miners cottages. Good place to take kids on rainy summer or winter days.

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Bellshill
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Spent a great afternoon here wandering round the museum, wee houses, mine, canal boat and playpark. Great place for the kids and they even had the towdabout and other activities for the kids. Only drawback is the cafe prices. Take a packed lunch. Cafe expensive.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We took 3 kids to this park. The tram ride was good but we thought it would be longer but they only charge £1 for adults and 50pence for kids and it lasts all day so good value. The houses were very interesting and opened the eyes of the kids what it was like years ago. Our grandchildren enjoyed the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Spend about 4hrs here on their ' 40's Day'. On entering we were greeted with a small armoured vehicle and an army truck as well as 2 weapons stalls. The kids were able to have photos taken on the vehicles and with weapons and associated stuff (hats, badges, bayonets) and the men in period army costume. Afterwards we headed around... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Went here on what is known as Fair Monday and despite the rain I visited the miners cottages and other outdoor attractions I really enjoyed the musical rendition relating to the life of the miners Indoor there was a lot of very interesting local history which brought back many happy memories of my childhood.I would recommend a visit to this... More 

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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My son visited the Summerlee museum on Friday 24th July with the local playscheme. He had never been before. When we got there he was very excited as he has always been into learning about how things work etc. We all had a wonderful day, he was a bit scared of the mine but he enjoyed it too, I loved... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Visited here for the first time today. Great place to go on not so nice Scottish summer day. Son, aged 5, loved the tram ride. The reconstruction of a mine was really interesting and guides were very informative. I also really liked the "houses through the ages" and also loads of interesting exhibits in the exhibition hall. Spent a good... More 

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is one of these places I have been meaning to visit for quite a while, as I live not far away. It is a fascinating place with so much to see about the "old days", not just industry (although that is the main theme). It's a great place to take kids (maybe not too young) as it is child... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Very interesting and amazing to see how people lived and worked in the 19th/20th Centuries. The miner's cottage was so small and yet accommodated families of 6 or more. The tram ride was great - it reminded me of the trams that we used to have in Edinburgh when I was small. Going down the reconstructed mine was a real... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We visited with our sons ages 13 and 9. They really enjoyed the hands on exhibits the iron barge and especially the visit down the mine. The picnic area and park are also fantastic.

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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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