Visiting North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre and Staying Safe

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre is open Monday – Saturday, 12pm – 4pm. Entry to this museum remains free.

We’ve outlined everything you need to know before your visit. Please ensure you read the information carefully.

If you wish to visit the archives and local studies reading room we recommend that you book a slot.

Please book a session by completing our booking form, calling 01698 274590 or sending an email.

If you have a question about our service, please visit our frequently asked questions. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please get in touch:


Phone: 01698 274590 (during opening hours)


We’ve implemented a number of safety measures to the museum and archives experience:

  • We’ll be limiting the number of visitors who visit each day and you are welcome to book in advance.
  • We recommend that all visitors to Local Studies and Archives book in advance of their visit.
  • We continue to follow the latest government guidelines in relation to coronavirus. As part of this, we encourage our visitors to wear a face covering in indoor public places (unless exempt). Our staff continue to wear face coverings (unless exempt).
  • We are maintaining a two-metre social distance throughout the site.
  • We are providing hand sanitising facilities around the building.
  • We will have limited indoor seating but you are welcome to relax in our garden.
  • We’ll be managing toilet facilities to control the number of people in and out and ensuring regular enhanced cleaning takes place.
  • We will be offering suggested routes to keep tight spaces clear.
  • We’ve installed guidance on hygiene, social distancing and safety measures as friendly reminders to everyone on how to enjoy their visit – these include floor stickers to emphasise two-metre distancing and supporting signage.
  • We can’t offer all our usual services at the moment. Please be patient and be respectful to our staff.