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Low Parks Museum

Low Parks Museum 129 Muir Street, Hamilton ML3 6BJ, Scotland
+44 1698 452382
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Worth a visit

We visit this museum quite regularly as it is one of our grandaughter's [ aged 4 ] favourite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
D8169HOjaned
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Hamilton, United Kingdom
Full of interest

We'll managed. Excellent. A great visit for all the family regardless of age. Should be better... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
157ws
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Motherwell, Lanarkshire
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“local history” (16 reviews)
“coal mining” (6 reviews)
“free entry” (5 reviews)
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Low Parks Museum 129 Muir Street, Hamilton ML3 6BJ, Scotland
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+44 1698 452382
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit this museum quite regularly as it is one of our grandaughter's [ aged 4 ] favourite places to go ! So much so that she decided that this was the place for her 4th birthday party and what a super party they had...More

Thank D8169HOjaned
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'll managed. Excellent. A great visit for all the family regardless of age. Should be better advertised as a must visit.

Thank 157ws
Linda B, Owner at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate you taking the time to write a very positive review, and glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a coffee, although the museum is well worth a visit too. Great place to start if you are visiting the mausoleum, and you can book your tickets here too.

Thank chrisy0_0
Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of our coffee and the museum. Have you tried our delicious hearty home made soups? Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Full of very interesting exhibits from bygone years. Good for families and children to explore the local history of the area. It is free entry and has excellent car parking facilities. Good cafeteria serving fresh coffee, cakes and a selection of nice lunch dishes. Staff...More

Thank 150sandy
Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sandy, thank you for your review and your positive comments. I am sorry you felt the staff approach was not a positive, it is very unusual for us to get a comment like that. However, all feedback is welcome and we constantly strive to...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is free to visit and very interesting - lots of very old exhibits - a must see for children of today! There is also a lovely little cafe which serves scones, cakes, soup and sandwiches!

Thank casswife
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Fabulous place to visit..if your old enough you can regocnise items your granny had..a must for kids education

Thank holidayrent
Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you, glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

The biggest non Royal palace in Europe is no longer there (10 years to demolish, it was huge) but the Mausoleum is (about 6m lower in height than when built due to mine works!) and has a fascinating history, the doors, the Echo, echo echo...More

Thank dm199311
Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your comments. The tours of the Mausoleum are on the first Sunday of the month. Due to the demand we now run two, at 12noon and 2pm. Book by phoning Low Parks Museum 01698 452382.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Took my father for a day out- he thoroughly enjoyed this was excellent venue and disable access well thought out. Parking no issues and close to other places for food and drink.

Thank lindabulloch
Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your visit. I am glad you enjoyed it and we hope to see you soon. Why not try our café next time and the famous homemade soups.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with my husband son and 7 year old granddaughter. She loved it especially the interactive features. She especially liked the coal mine. Not as exciting as I remember from my own childhood but an enjoyable way to pass an hour or 2More

Thank Jacqueline F
Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your review of your visit to the museum and I am glad that on the whole you had an enjoyable experience. The museum will celebrate its 50th birthday on 3rd November this year and we are hoping to mark this milestone by...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with my grandchildren this morning . Plenty of space to run about , displays are only slightly interactive, not much for them to do . The kids said it was a bit dark and scary, Maybe you should look at the lighting ? Nice...More

Thank joan3
Linda B, Manager at Low Parks Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you for coming to visit the museum and for taking time to write a review. We are often asked about light levels in the museum and one of the main reasons that some parts appear dark is to protect the objects on display, which...More

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cazhutch
22 March 2017|
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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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