Colzium House, Colzium-Lennox Estate
Kilsyth G65 0PY
Colzium House Museum is situated within the historic mansion house for the Colzium Lennox estate. The house was once the seat of the Edmonstone family but became the property of the Burgh of Kilsyth after the Second World War.
David Livingstone Centre
165 Station Road
Blantyre G72 9BT
Scotland's most famous explorer and missionary was born here in 1813, in a single-roomed house in Shuttle Row - today a Grade A listed tenement. It is now part of the museum that tells the story of Livingstone's explorations in Africa and is home to a wide range of his personal belongings and travel aids. The museum also gives a fascinating insight into the harsh conditions endured by industrial workers in the 19th century.
Douglas Heritage Museum
Douglas ML11 0QH
TThe Museum was originally a chapel named after St Sophia. It is believed Mary Queen of Scot's spent the night here, and to show her gratitude she gifted the village with the oldest working clock in Scotland in 1565.
Gladstone Court Victorian Street Museum
Moat Park, Kirkstyle
Biggar ML12 6DT
Gladstone Court Museum began as a private venture in 1964, and opened its doors to the public in 1968. Here you can visit 'real' Victorian streets and visit the various small shops and business premises.
Hunter House Museum
Maxwelltown Road, Calderwood
East Kilbride G74 3LW
Hunter House in East Kilbride is a museum with a difference. The building itself was the birthplace of William and John Hunter, the famous medical pioneers, and now houses interacative displays telling the story of their lives and their medical discoveries.
John Hastie Museum
Strathaven ML10 6DX
John Hastie Museum in Strathaven is small, but very popular, local history museum on the edge of picturesque Strathaven Park. Founded originally in 1889 by local grocer, John Hastie, to benefit the people of the town, the museum tells the story of local life and industry, with displays featuring the Covenanters and textile weaving, as well as changing temporary exhibitions.
Lanark ML11 9HD
Lanark Museum houses a collection of items which illustrate the ancient and varied history of the town. Lanark is one of Scotland's oldest burghs, and from the time of King William the Lion was a favoured hunting area of the Kings of Scotland.
Low Parks Museum
129 Muir Street
Hamilton ML3 6BJ
Low Parks Museum is housed in beautiful and historically significant buildings which were once part of the Duke of Hamiton's estate. The 18th century Assembly Room, with its original plasterwork and musician's gallery, forms a striking centrepiece to the buildings.
Moat Park Heritage Centre
Moat Park, Kirkstyle
Biggar ML12 6DT
Geology displays explain how the Clyde and Tweed valleys were formed millions of years ago, and splendid models portray early dwellings, mottes, castles and bastle houses, all accompanied by archaeological exhibits. Among many other colourful characters from history you will encounter an Iron Age family and one of the invading Roman soldiers from around 1900 years ago.
Museum of Lead Mining
Wanlockhead, By Biggar
Lanarkshire ML12 6UT
Welcome to Scotland's Museum of Lead Mining, situated in the Lowther Hills at Wanlockhead, Scotland's highest village. We offer guided tours down a former working lead mine.
National Museum of Rural Life Scotland
Wester Kittochside, Philipshill Road
East Kilbride G76 9HR
You'll find plenty to fill your day out at the National Museum of Rural Life. We've got pigs, sheep, cows, horses and hens, as well as an award-winning museum, historic farmhouse and wide open fields.
North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre
Motherwell ML1 3HU
Our six-level tower is a permanent exhibition space where you will be able to explore the history of the Motherwell area from pre-history to the present. Visitors who wish to research their local or family history can do so in our friendly local history room on the first floor.