We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Low Parks Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Review Highlights
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 July 9, 2018
Fred D
,
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Wedding

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

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Alison M
via mobile
Read all 119 reviews
21
All photos (21)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“local history”(16 reviews)
“coal mining”(7 reviews)
“worth a visit”(9 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
42°
31°
Dec
41°
31°
Jan
43°
31°
Feb
Contact
Low Parks Museum 129 Muir Street, Hamilton ML3 6BJ, Scotland
Website
+44 1698 452382
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (119)
Filter reviews
119 results
Traveler rating
58
49
10
1
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
58
49
10
1
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews local history coal mining worth a visit free entry mezzanine cafe interesting exhibits first impression homemade soup nice cafe council run few times at reasonable prices sandwiches all ages first class regiment mausoleum
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 119 reviews
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Not properly signposted so difficult to find.One half of this small museum is devoted to mining and farming. The other blacks devoted to the Cameronians.Whilst the exhibits are reasonable they don't seem to be in date order. Worth a visit of you are in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wingate
Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you for your comments. I understand your point about the direction signage, it is an issue we continue to pursue. The current route round the museum has been altered as we are in the process of redeveloping two galleries. Our Design and Technology gallery...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Fred D
Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

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

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Alison M
Reviewed June 17, 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rachelh3826
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Robert W
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.

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank morecambebay_10
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.

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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank James D
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

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.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank scott398
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.

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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Nonaine
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

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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mhairi A
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.

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Holiday Inn Express Hamilton
573 reviews
.30 miles away
Days Inn Hamilton
261 reviews
.55 miles away
Avonbridge Hotel
450 reviews
.62 miles away
The Alona Hotel
516 reviews
1.49 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 125 nearby restaurants
Il Capriccio Pizzeria
151 reviews
.18 miles away
Pietruccio's
220 reviews
.22 miles away
Rocca Ristorante & Bar
95 reviews
.17 miles away
Twenty One Restaurant
106 reviews
.19 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 17 nearby attractions
Strathclyde Country Park
359 reviews
.89 miles away
Hamilton Park Racecourse
123 reviews
.96 miles away
Vue Cinema
192 reviews
.25 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
cazhutch
March 21, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
0
Votes