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Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life

Heritage Way, Coatbridge ML5 1QD, Scotland
+44 1236 856150
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Great day out

Enjoy visiting the heritage park and museum plenty to do and for kids to learn how engines and... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2016
Kelly M
Coatbridge, Scotland, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great day out

Was at a work related training day here last year have to say it was a very enjoyable day we were... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2016
Lanark Scotland
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“coal mine” (32 reviews)
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Heritage Way, Coatbridge ML5 1QD, Scotland
+44 1236 856150
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Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Enjoy visiting the heritage park and museum plenty to do and for kids to learn how engines and people used to live and work.

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Was at a work related training day here last year have to say it was a very enjoyable day we were shown round the site & had eveything explained in great detail all the guides were very good the trip down the mine is a...More

Thank IreneLanarkScotland
Reviewed May 6, 2016

Recently revisited this attraction after a 5 year gap. A lot of the area has been updated and loads of new things to see and do. well worth a visit.

Thank ge0mac
Reviewed May 1, 2016

Been here a few times, this time there was a classic car show in the grounds. Went on the tram ride as we had never been on it before and found out there was so much more to the place round the back which we...More

Thank Liam H
Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Been a few times. The houses and the park is the best bits there. We spent more time in them than anywhere else at the museum. Good place to go for a few hours to get the kids knackered

Thank Lizfitz4
Reviewed April 28, 2016

Been here on two different trips to Scotland. Its a great place for an afternoon visit. No entry fee, small charge for tram ride if wanted. Lots of very interesting areas to look at. The row of houses were fabulous. Really enjoyed it. Everything kept...More

Thank JanokBritishColumbia
Reviewed April 27, 2016

Excellent day yesterday at the annual classic car day. Fabulous place to visit, totally free, lots to interest adults and kids alike. Tram ride was fun, £1.50 per adult, worth it. That was the only expense we had. So much to see and do, summerlee...More

Thank margocat
Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place to go see the old things of coal and Steel industry free entry is good enjoyed the tram or go see the cottages though the ages

Thank Steve S
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

This a great location for families with children of all ages. Wide variety of activities for all. Free of charge but can make donations to help with upkeep.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

My kids and myself love here. So much to see and do and staff couldnt do enough for you. Definateley somewhere to take the kids in the summer if on a budget.

Thank weedonny67
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Jim M
March 5, 2017|
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Response from TheSummerleeMuseum | Property representative |
The platform is not suitable for visitors to stand on (its behind a fence for that reason) but if you go to the mine area you can see our locos and also wave at the Scotrail trains which pass every 10 minutes or so. As the... More
June 3, 2016|
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Response from Viviana D | Reviewed this property |
Yes the museum is wheelchair accessible on a flat site. Entry is free. You only pay to ride on the tram. A 7 year old would enjoy the machines and story of coal industry. There is a good cafe and a children's play area... More
May 30, 2016|
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Response from Holly R | Reviewed this property |
It is free but some things like the tram and arts and crafts are a small charge