North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

[North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre]

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre is located just across the railway from the town centre of Motherwell, the county capital. If the museum's name isn't particularly eye-catching then the building certainly is. A circular tower thrusts into the sky and provides the permanent core of the museum exhibits; "Climb Thru Time" displays on each floor take you slowly through the region's history from 10,000 years ago up to the present day, at which point you arrive at the top of the tower with good views across the county. Neat, huh? Back at ground level, the foyer hosts temporary exhibitions (of wildly varying quality, based on our two visits) while the rest of the building is used for archives, office and conference space.

[1950's temporary exhibition]

Name: North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre ★★☆☆☆
Location: High Road, Motherwell, G.R.: NS 750571 ///send.scale.newly
Open (2017): Monday to Saturday
Cost: Free

[View from the, er, viewing tower]

[Climb Thru Time]

[Climb Thru Time]

[Climb Thru Time]

[Climb Thru Time]

[Looking north from the top of the tower]

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