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

Stand Together - Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Stand Together - Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

25th January 2020 - 26th July 2020

Pupils from S2 and S3 from three South Lanarkshire Secondary Schools have created a thought provoking and powerful exhibition to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.
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Low Parks LEGO Club

Low Parks LEGO Club

Selected dates between 1st August 2020 - 19th December 2020

Kids of all ages & abilities are invited along to Low Parks Museum for their friendly & creative Lego Club, fortnightly on Saturdays!
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Hamilton Mausoleum Tour

Hamilton Mausoleum Tour

Selected dates between 2nd August 2020 - 1st November 2020

Take a tour of one of the finest private tombs in the country and the town's most striking historic landmark, Hamilton Mausoleum.
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