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Excellent Guided Tour

A tour well worth doing if you are interested in the history of South Lanarkshire and the Duke of... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Koala_Cola
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Larkhall, United Kingdom
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A must do if in Hamilton!.

This is the first thing you notice when coming to Hamilton and well worth a visit for visitors and... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
13issyterrace
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Morecambe
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

The tours run by south lanarkshire council are now run on the 1st sunday of each month at 2 p.m and can be booked at the low parks museum at the enterance road to the mausoleum. Entry fee £3.50 for adults £2.50 for concessions. There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Linda B, Manager at Hamilton Mausoleum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for writing a review. The tours are on the 1st Sunday and 3rd Sunday of each month at 12pm and 2 pm. I hope you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

A tour well worth doing if you are interested in the history of South Lanarkshire and the Duke of Hamilton. I must admit I did not know anything about the history behind the mausoleum before the tour, but came away with a depth of interesting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Koala_Cola
Linda B, Manager at Hamilton Mausoleum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for your very generous review and comments and we hope you will attend some of our other events.

Reviewed 7 May 2018

This is the first thing you notice when coming to Hamilton and well worth a visit for visitors and locals both young and old. The tour guide Peter was very knowledgeable and brought a good mix of humour and serious history..

Date of experience: May 2018
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Linda B, Manager at Hamilton Mausoleum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, much appreciated, and we are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The Mausoleum has stood proudly on the banks of the Clyde and close to the long gone Hamilton Palace, on the edge of the town of Hamilton. It now shares the space with the more recent M74 and Strathclyde Park. Although no longer locals in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Linda B, Manager at Hamilton Mausoleum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you for the generous review of your visit, and I will pass on your comments to our guide Peter. Our guided tours are very popular so it is important to book. We have introduced a combined tour and catering ticket this year for our...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

A not to be missed location to visit, make a point of visiting as it is truely unique. Guided tour a must

Date of experience: November 2017
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Linda B, Manager at Hamilton Mausoleum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you, I am glad you enjoyed your visit to the Mausoleum. I hope you managed to visit Low Parks Museum as well? If not we look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 15 December 2017

I have been on numerous occasions, with different parties, School, Gentlemen, and such like, and everyone had a wonderful time the last time was 3 years ago with a party of Gentlemen from the Netherlands, and they all enjoyed it.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank curiousgeorge33
Linda B, Manager at Hamilton Mausoleum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thank you - we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

The mausoleum is an impressive structure which dominates the park straddling north and south Lanarkshire. Due to vandalism, it is usually fenced off and you have to apply at the Low Parks Museum and pay a small fee for a guided tour. Unfortunately the tours...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

great place needs to be booked through the low parks museum I think now or the library great fascinating venue longest echo in the world one of these whispering galleries go on the guided tour you get to go in to the burial chambers, there...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Linda B, Manager at Hamilton Mausoleum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you for writing a review. The public tours have to be booked through Low Parks Museum - 01698 452382. The last public tour for this year was on the 5th November and we start again in February 2018.

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Fascinating building within walking distance of central hamilton. Staying in the holiday inn we walked to the building early on a Saturday morning and it was very interesting to see this very impressive building. It's located within a sports complex/park which although didn't have the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Linda B, Manager at Hamilton Mausoleum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you for your review. In Low Parks Museum nearby the Mausoleum we have a display which gives you more information on the Mausoleum.

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit for historical or architectural interests. Kids will enjoy hearing their shouts, with the longest echo in the world, inside the mausoleum. You have to book tickets in advance!

Date of experience: September 2017
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Linda B, Manager at Hamilton Mausoleum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you for your review. We are taking bookings for next year, call Low Parks Museum 01698 452382.

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As reported you can still photograph lions! Suggest you take tour, organised through information centre in Hamilton... modest fee but very informative! First Sunday of the month for tour!
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