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South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture's Museum service is passionate about caring for and raising awareness of South Lanarkshire's rich cultural heritage.

We develop and manage a fascinating and wonderfully varied collection of around 150,000 objects to provide enjoyment and learning opportunities for all ages and abilities.

Low Parks IS South Lanarkshire's Museum

Our 5-star visitor attraction in Hamilton boasts dynamic displays, exhibitions and events.  This beautiful, historic setting brings the story of South Lanarkshire to life.

Immerse yourself in our story then treat yourself and relax in our museum cafe.

Download the What's On at Low Parks brochure to find out what is on offer at your local museum.

  • Birthday parties

    Birthday parties

    Discover the fantastic range of birthday party packages available from South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture.

  • Cameronians’ museum collections

    Cameronians’ museum collections

    We now have a new Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) regimental collections website.

  • Children's activities

    Children's activities

    South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture offers a vast range of activities for children, from tots to teens.

  • Curator's Choice

    Curator's Choice

    Each month South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture choose a different object to put on display in Low Parks Museum, taking the opportunity to explain why it is important to our local history.

  • Facility and venue hire

    Facility and venue hire

    Looking for a venue to hire? South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture has the perfect venue for you.

  • Family days out

    Family days out

    Looking for a great day out this summer? Look no further. South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture has lots to offer...

  • Find us on Facebook

    Find us on Facebook

    South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture currently has five Facebook pages.

  • Hamilton Mausoleum

    Hamilton Mausoleum

    Hamilton Mausoleum was one of the finest private tombs in the country and is now one of the town’s most famous buildings. The chapel has a massive dome, over 36 metres high.

  • Hamilton Palace

    Hamilton Palace

    Hamilton Palace was the largest non-royal residence in Britain, possibly even in Europe. It was the main residence of the Dukes of Hamilton from at least 1591 until 1919.

  • Lifelong Learning

    Lifelong Learning

    The South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture Museums Access team offers exciting learning opportunities for people of all ages and abilities throughout South Lanarkshire.

  • Low Parks Museum

    Low Parks Museum

    South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture's Low Parks Museum in Hamilton is a 5-star visitor attraction housed in two historic buildings of national importance.

  • Online collection

    Online collection

    At South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture we are developing our online catalogue so that as much of the collections are available as possible.

  • Venue hire

    Venue hire

    Low Parks Museum is housed in beautiful and historically significant buildings which were once part of the Duke of Hamilton’s estate.