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Low Parks Museum

Low Parks Museum 129 Muir Street, Hamilton ML3 6BJ, Scotland
+44 1698 452382
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Really interesting exhibits and a nice cafe

Visited for morning coffee with our walking group. Great for coffee and cakes and interesting local... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fred D
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Wedding

Lovely place for a wedding Gardens an venue are stunning Very friendly workers Made your... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alison M
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“local history” (16 reviews)
“coal mining” (7 reviews)
“free entry” (6 reviews)
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Low Parks Museum 129 Muir Street, Hamilton ML3 6BJ, Scotland
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+44 1698 452382
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"interesting exhibits"
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"first impression"
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"homemade soup"
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"hamilton town"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for morning coffee with our walking group. Great for coffee and cakes and interesting local history exhibits too.

Thank Fred D
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Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Fred for taking the time to write a review of your visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place for a wedding Gardens an venue are stunning Very friendly workers Made your visit worthwhile

Thank Alison M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Driven past this place a few times and finally went in today . Well worth the stop this free museum is a great blast from the past and we both enjoyed walking round the exhibitions . Lovely cup of coffee and cake in the cafe...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

Dropped in here in the passing and was pleasantly surprised. Excellent museum with lots of varied artifacts, items from the old local regiment to details relating to past grandeur around original Hamilton Palace, and also quite good mementos to mining from the past. Also has...More

Thank Robert W
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Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2018

Thank you.Glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you to see you again soon.

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

A young boy shouting “hello” at the top of his voice, and his mother screaming her own message were enough to wake the dead. Except there are no longer any dead remaining inside a colossal mausoleum, built on the orders of Alexander, 10th Duke of...More

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Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this very detailed review. Much appreciated.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Nice to see and takes you back to see things you remember when you were younger. Worth the visit. Doesn't take you long to get around it but it is enjoyable.More

Thank James D
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Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you James for your review of your visit to Low Parks Museum. As you will see we are in the process of redisplaying some of our galleries with the aim of them being open later in the year. We will shortly be publishing a...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This free entry museum is a must visit for all ages and has a cafe. Very wheelchair friendly and the educational material on show is superb. In particular the Covenantor's story is superb.

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Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you Scott for taking the time to write a review of your visit to Low Parks Museum, your comments are much appreciated and I hope you will visit us again soon.

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 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 February 8, 2018

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 January 22, 2018

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 February 8, 2018

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 November 15, 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

Thank Jacqui M
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Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 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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cazhutch
March 21, 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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