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Low Parks Museum

Opens in 13 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Lovely cafe

Low parks museum cafe is perfect for a quick coffee or a lighting lunch -soup and sandwiches... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2019
Maryj734
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
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
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“coal mining”(7 reviews)
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Low Parks Museum 129 Muir Street, Hamilton ML3 6BJ, Scotland
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Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

Low parks museum cafe is perfect for a quick coffee or a lighting lunch -soup and sandwiches excellent value and taste

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Maryj734
Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2019

Many thanks for your review

Reviewed December 31, 2018

Overpriced with small portions, cafe was cold to sit in, service was slow and felt like the food served with a grudge.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

The prices in the café are the standard to all other catering outlets in South Lanarkshire and Leisure and Culture Trust, and we feel we are competitive and offer good value for money. I am sorry that the standard of service appears to be below...More

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
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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

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
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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.

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.

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cazhutch
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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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