Family Friendly Activities

Outdoor play area – including climbing frame, water table, giant games and more!


Climb Thru Time – our exciting exhibit over the six-level of our tower, where you can explore the history of the Motherwell area from pre-history to the present.


The tower – a distinctive feature of the local landscape which offers visitors a viewing platform right up and down the Clyde Valley, over to the Campsie Fells and even to Ben Lomond, if the weather permits! Fully accessible lift. Free entry.


Shop – There is a small shop selling a range of books, DVDs and postcards on the local area as well as pocket money toys and a selection of sweets, crisps and soft drinks. Copies of photographs of old North Lanarkshire can be purchased from our Archives and Local History departments.


What’s on Programme – North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre also has a full what’s on programme including Bookbug (stories, rhymes and songs for preschoolers) on Mondays and Saturdays as well as Saturday Crafts for all ages.

To find out more information and to book click here.