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North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Door open days

21 September 2019 (9.30 am to 4.30 pm)

North Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre is a 1996 purpose-built design by architects Andrew Merrylees, Grierson and Robertson.

The centre showcases the area's museums collections through a changing exhibition programme as well as kids and adult activities.

Enjoy behind-the-scenes tours of the extensive archives, an exhibition on the history of the Motherwell area, with magnificent views from the tower, and children's arts and crafts 

Various talks, tours and activities from 10.30am-3.30pm, centre open from 9:30am - 4:30pm

 Join us for Doors Open Day on Saturday 21st September:

  • Family-friendly behind-the-scenes tours of our archives, local studies and object stores at 1.30pm and 3pm FREE
  • New exhibition Rhyme & Reason (explore the world of North Lanarkshire’s local poets) FREE
  • 11am-12noon talk by archivist Wiebke McGhee on Poems, Songs and Stories from North Lanarkshire Archives FREE
  • 10.30-11.00am Bookbug session (for children 0-4) FREE
  • 12.30-3.30pm Family Activities (£2)
  • Tower exhibition about the history of the Motherwell area FREE
  • Magnificent views from our viewing tower
  • Garden play area
  • Shop and WCs
Facilities

Key Information

Architect: Merrylees, Grierson and Robertson

Building Date: 1996

Enjoy behind-the-scenes tours of the extensive archives, an exhibition on the history of the Motherwell area, with magnificent views from the tower, and children's arts and crafts 

Various talks, tours and activities from 10.30am-3.30pm, centre open from 9:30am - 4:30pm

 Join us for Doors Open Day on Saturday 21st September:

  • Family-friendly behind-the-scenes tours of our archives, local studies and object stores at 1.30pm and 3pm FREE
  • New exhibition Rhyme & Reason (explore the world of North Lanarkshire’s local poets) FREE
  • 11am-12noon talk by archivist Wiebke McGhee on Poems, Songs and Stories from North Lanarkshire Archives FREE
  • 10.30-11.00am Bookbug session (for children 0-4) FREE
  • 12.30-3.30pm Family Activities (£2)
  • Tower exhibition about the history of the Motherwell area FREE
  • Magnificent views from our viewing tower
  • Garden play area
  • Shop and WCs

Where to find us

Address
  • 1 High Road
  • Motherwell
  • ML1 3HU