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Low Parks Museum

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Address: 129 Muir Street, Hamilton ML3 6BJ, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 (1698) 328232
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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Great summer holiday destination for kids

Fab displays and interesting great d a y out with kids during the holidays friendly staff who are well informed

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Joyce M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fab displays and interesting great d a y out with kids during the holidays friendly staff who are well informed

Thank Joyce M
Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went on a wet Monday and it certainly filled a few hours. From the history of miming in the area to the story of the Cameronians there is much to learn for all ages. Very interactive for children as they get to crawl through a mining tunnel, groom a Clydesdale horse's tail and try on military uniforms. Not a... More 

Thank JacquiC69
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I visited the exhibition "Pits, Ponies, People and Stories. As the grand-daughter of a miner, I was very interested in this exhibition. There are videos of former miners giving their experiences of being down the mine, and of living conditions in the miners rows The history of the mining industry is displayed, giving dates of when the... More 

Thank Maureen B
Hamilton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited along with Grand Children would enjoyed learning about local history. They enjoyed dressing up in various costumes . Also enjoyed the Cameronians Regimental Museum that is housed in the building.

Thank craig1135
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a group from work so much to see in this lovely building with specialist displays depending when you visit,art,wars,sport it has something for everyone throughout the year

2 Thank Buttons2609
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Great wee cpl hrs out with the kids various subject n sometimes special event which their is a small fee for wee cafe n small gift shop great wee place to just chill for cpl hrs

1 Thank Steviebhoy33
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

An interesting museum in 2 historic buildings. There is a programme of special exhibitions. The cafe provides a selection of simple food at reasonable prices, and there is also a good shop. Have a look at the elegant Adam-style Assembly Room.

Thank konsilanto
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

my three boys loved dressing up as soldiers and admiring the old weapons, then going down the "coal mine" tunnel and hearing how the miners coped in those conditions. They enjoyed the farmiong stories and the clydesdale horse, then finally the delicious lunch in the cafe with tasty home cooked food and baking - lovely!

Thank tracyth0ms0n
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

This museum has an exhibition about pits, ponies, and people. This is about the coal mines in the surrounding district of Lanarkshire. It is well worth a visit and there is a wealth of information. My elderly father could reminisce about past times. It is free entry and very enjoyable. The cafeteria is good and reasonable prices. My only thought... More 

Thank Gillian554
Hamilton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Have lived in Hamilton for over 25 years but have never properly explored what is now the museum until now. It was a lot better than expected and covered plenty areas of the areas past with plenty artefacts on show also. Great way to spend a quiet weekend for a couple of hours. Unfortunately went when the temporary exhibition was... More 

1 Thank rossd1909

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