Low Parks Museum

Low Parks Museum in Hamilton is a 5-star museum under the Visit Scotland grading scheme, situated in the former Low Parks of the Duke of Hamilton's estates.

Low Parks Museum

About Low Parks Museum

Low Parks Museum 129 Muir Street, Hamilton ML3 6BJ
01698452382
Low Parks Museum Website
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The museum complex is housed in two historic buildings of national importance, both originally associated with the Dukes of Hamilton.

The first of these buildings is Portland, built in 1696 as the private home of David Crawford, secretary and lawyer to the 3rd Duke and Duchess of Hamilton. The other historic building is the former Palace Riding School, built in 1837 by Alexander, 10th Duke of Hamilton.

These buildings provide an attractive and appropriate setting for a fascinating museum tracing the local history of South Lanarkshire, with displays relating to Hamilton Palace; early settlement; working life, including agriculture, weaving, and coalmining; and also the history of the local regiment, the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).

With our Mezzanine cafe and activities for children throughout the galleries, there is plenty for everyone to see and do.

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Upcoming Events at Low Parks Museum

Family Fun Quizzes and Trails

Family Fun Quizzes and Trails

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Low Parks Museum have a whole host of quizzes and trails in place over the summer which are guaranteed to keep young and old entertained, even the youngest of time detectives!
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