Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday, 12-4pm
North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre is a free family visitor attraction located within Motherwell. Ideally situated with excellent train and bus links and within close proximity to local shops and cafes, families with pre-school children can spend the morning (or afternoon) enjoying our outdoor play equipment, regular children’s activities and our fun climb thru time exhibit including our viewing tower.
Pre-school children can enjoy our Bookbug sessions on Mondays at 1.15pm & 2pm. Please call to check availability and book in advance on 01698 274590.
North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre also offers Saturday Crafts for all ages.
Saturdays, 1.30 – 2.30pm
Archives and Local Studies are open Monday to Saturday, 12-4pm. You are welcome to drop in to use our reading room and open-access resources for self-led study.
Plan Your Visit
This four-star attraction offers visitors a range of facilities and services for an educational and fun visit for all families:
- Outdoor play area – including climbing frame, water table, giant games and more!
- Climb thru time – explore the history of the Motherwell area in a fun climb through our tower.
- Our popular viewing tower with views over Motherwell and North Lanarkshire
- Gallery and exhibition spaces (check out our latest exhibit)
North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre is also home to our archives and local studies services, including:
- North Lanarkshire’s Archives collections
- Local and family history advice and guidance
- Access to museum object collection
Find out more about our family-friendly activities.
Find out more about our archives and local studies services.
Accessibility – Lifts to all floors, accessible WC on the ground floor, assistance is given in the search room for visitors with a visual impairment, induction loop, and free car parking at the rear of the building with three spaces for blue badge holders. If you have a query about access, please call 01698 274590 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Address: High Rd, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire ML1 3HU
How To Find Us
Your journey to North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre with First Bus
Travel via services: X11, 201, 240, 241, 242, 244, 266, 355
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