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

James Grant

James Grant

13th November 2021

James Grant is one of the most renowned and respected performers Scotland has ever produced, don't miss him live at Low Parks Museum, Hamilton on Saturday 13th November!
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Christmas Carols in the Assembly Room

Christmas Carols in the Assembly Room

2nd December 2021

Join South Lanarkshire Workplace Choir at the Assembly Room in Low Parks Museum as they kick off the festive season with a programme of traditional Christmas Carols!
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