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Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life

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Address: Heritage Way, Coatbridge, Scotland
Phone Number: 01236856150
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Great day out

Great place for a visit, rainy or dry. Lots of seasonal activities. Makes history really interesting and interactive for adults and kids alike. Great outdoors area too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
NettieDoodle
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place for a visit, rainy or dry. Lots of seasonal activities. Makes history really interesting and interactive for adults and kids alike. Great outdoors area too.

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great wee museum all about the heritage of Coatbridge. Interactive exhibits for everyone to try. There is a old canal boat to visit, a tram u can take a small trip on, a street of cottages showing how houses have progressed over the years. There is also a mine but we could not visit it due to weather. It has... More 

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Having been to Summerlee with my own children many years ago,found this place again on the web. Arrived to find it was so much bigger then before. This place is great, full of lots of interesting things to see and lots for my Grandsons to do. Had a good wander round, found the play park, its great all ages ,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here for the Superhero Day and it was absolutely fantastic. Lived in Coatbridge all my life and began to become bored, but today absolutely changed my view. The park should totally do more of these types of events, especially with the amount of people it brought in and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves! A big shoutout to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum has something for everyone. Great displays for adults and lots of hands on stuff for the kids. Nice outside playground and kids love the trams. The mine is good too (been on a previous visit) but you might be better going down and booking your slot first. Nice cafe not to expensive! Recommend to all age groups.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovey time here with family and friends. Plenty to do and see. At the far side there are cottages to see from "the olden days" and there is a mine that you can go down (not sure of the charge for this) You can walk or ride on the tram to the other side where there is... More 

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day out. Firstly free entry to the park is really good. Took a nice walk around the grounds. Youngest son was over the moon to see some rabbits walking around in the wooded area. The park at the bottom of the park is good for kids of all ages. The visitor centre was really interactive and interesting and the... More 

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here to kill a few hours on a not too pleasant day. So glad we went, it was really great value (free admission). Loads of interesting artifacts to display the regions industrial heritage, well laid out and presented. The row of houses through the industrial age is a nice window into the past. The shop has a load of... More 

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Glasgow
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a day here. Was absolutely pouring which was a shame, we had a nice day but would be lovely in the sunshine. Good swing park. Kids liked the old houses and the sweetie shop. Cafe is reasonably priced but really not good! Food was awful. Would come back on a sunnier day and bring a picnic!

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for my nephews 4th birthday and had only gone passed it on the train before. We walked from Coatbridge Sunnyside train station which was about a 10 min walk (as you actually walk all the way around it as there is unfortunately no direct route to get there). As it started to rain we went into the... More 

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