Johnstone History Museum
A Project of Johnstone History Society

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Jane Cassidy's search for her WW1 ancestor.
A couple of months ago, a Jane Cassidy from Ayr, contacted the Johnstone History Facebook site, attempting to establish the whereabouts of "Railway Cottage" or... Continues...
Museum New Displays
We have been busy at the Museum updating our displays. Thanks to the wee Monday Archive Team, the entire Textile Wall Display has been changed with particular... Continues...
History Society Talk Syllabus 2018/2019 Session
It may be a bit early but we now have all our speakers organised for the History Society Talks starting in September 2018. Thought you might like to see what... Continues...
History Society Talk Tuesday 8th May
Our May talk is the last of this session. The Good news is that we shall return in September. Valerie has already arranged all the Speakers for Session... Continues...
New Historic Research Feature
We've added a new feature we hope will interest our readers and those members with a desire to share their knowledge and research. The new Research Articles... Continues...


Johnstone History Museum is in Johnstone, Scotland. It contains local industrial and social artefacts and memorabilia. For opening times and directions follow the Schedule and Direction buttons on this page. [Overview]

Coming Events

September 11, 2018 -- Johnstone History Society Talk Tuesday 11th September 2018
October 09, 2018 -- Johnstone History Society Talk Tuesday 9th October 2018
November 13, 2018 -- Johnstone History Society Talk Tuesday 13th November 2018
December 11, 2018 -- Johnstone History Society Talk Tuesday 11th December 2018
January 08, 2019 -- Johnstone History Society Talk Tuesday 8th January 2019

From our members...

Rees Clark 19-Jul-2018
Interesting family research by Jane Cassidy on her great-grandfather Frank Downs. See the News section.
Administrator 29-Mar-2018
We're experimenting sporadically with layout options to accommodate the increasing number of mobile device users visiting the site. Some pages are more easily read on small screens by turning the device to landscape mode (wide view).
Iain Murray 28-Feb-2017
Just to let you know that we have two new displays at the Museum. 1)A Patons display of threads, cord and Shoe Laces as well as some of the Company Advertising materials. 2)A display memorabilia of old Johnstone Organisations, Clubs and Societies.

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