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Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life

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Address: Heritage Way, Coatbridge ML5 1QD, Scotland
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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If you like stepping back in time then this is a great place to visit, it has something for all the family old and young. my favourite part of my visit was going along to all the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you like stepping back in time then this is a great place to visit, it has something for all the family old and young. my favourite part of my visit was going along to all the old houses and having a look around them and seeing all the old furniture and brick a brack I still remember from my... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A brilliant step back in time. Once my two understood that tablets and mobiles where not always around they really started to enjoy themselves

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Coatbridge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent and well laid out displays, only slight drawback is limited parking offset by location near to town centre and public transport

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This attraction is absolutely fantastic. We were staying at the Hilton Doubltree Bellshill and Summerlee was less than a ten minute drive. When we arrived there were plenty spaces in the large car park opposite the museum. When we went inside, the lady on reception was extremely welcoming and informative. We spent hours at the indoor museum, there was so... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot recommend this museum enough me and my family regularly have visited this free museum since my family was young. It is a great place to spend time. Honestly our favourite part is definitely the old Street with different houses from different historical decades. We just love feeling like we've stepped back in time. The park is very good... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this cafe while visiting the museum and were pleased with the food and prices. The museum was very interesting and historical well worth a visit. We looked around the old cottages and found one had the same biscuit barrel my wife and I were giving as a wedding present. This is a great place for kids and adults... More 

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1 Thank john h
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely day here with my grandson who loved the ride on the tram. Looking round the old cottages was really interesting,it was good to get a feel for how people lived. Would definitely recommend it as a family day out lots to do and great for my grandson to learn how folk lived and worked.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful workshop that fully engaged the children. Staff were brilliant and great facilities. A real hidden gem in Coatbridge Thanks again

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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Lots to do & see, they have really good fun exhibitions, Steam Models etc, sounds cheesy but are fun & the car exhibitions are really good, go if you can

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Well it had been a wile and went here, carpark is tiny and place not changed much at all, the building is free to come in and look around the man on the reception desk was ideal and polite and friendly. Walked to the old houses and came across a lovley older lady think her name started with L women... More 

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