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Low Parks Museum

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Address: 129 Muir Street, Hamilton ML3 6BJ, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 1698 452382
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 26, 2016
Sandra S
Hamilton, United Kingdom
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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 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 

1 Thank Sandra S
Hamilton South Lanarkshire
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 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.

1 Thank TheBainsWains
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 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 

1 Thank jaxeaston
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 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 

Thank mammafox85
St Helens, United Kingdom
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306 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

I visited this museum as it incorporates the museum of the Scottish Rifles - The Cameronians, Formed in 1881 from the merger of the 26th and 90th Regiments of Foot, Raised from Covenanters in 1689 the collection includes objects from the Covenanting period and from every major campaign (Zulu Wars, Crimea etc) in which the Regiment served until it disbanded... More 

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Strathaven, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Overall the museum is very good. It tells the story of the local area from earliest times, holds Cameronian exhibits & currently has an exhibition Pits Ponies People etc. Quite a few things for kids to try. I discovered things I didn't know before, e.g. demise of original Hamilton Palace & how little remains of their possessions. I heard that... More 

Thank Alan S
Elgin, Scotland, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

i preferred the old museum when it was seperate from the Cameronian museum. not as much to see, the carriages have gone, cars and bikes have gone, dissapointing really.

Thank Stevie M
Hamilton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

I had a walk around part of the museum and the Cameronian Exhibition caught my eye. I learned a lot of the history of the Cameronians going back over the years. It was good they had soldiers' uniforms that kids could have fun trying on. Staff were helpful and explained the model outside the entrance was actually a clock which... More 

1 Thank Charles O
Larkhall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Low Parks Museum in Hamilton must be high on my list of places to visit on a regular basis. There's always something different on. The exhibitions are amazing and so is the food, the sandwiches are enormous so make sure you're hungry. Visit soon, you won't be disappointed.

1 Thank l55mcd
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

We were here to look after our grandchildren for a few days and wanted a coffee while they were at "Dodgeball" in the nearby sports area!! We found this place by accident and what a find!! It's a lovely museum and a lovely cafe to go with it!! I think it ought to be advertised more as it's a definite... More 

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