Johnstone History Museum
A Project of Johnstone History Society


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]

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Rees Clark 18-Apr-2019
Forthcoming exhibit of models by John Butler are a great reason to hie thee down to the Museum soon.

Administrator 21-Feb-2019
We've added a Donate button to the home page. Your gift helps support this site and the museum.
Iain Murray 20-Sep-2018
We are busy updating the history museum displays. Thanks to the wee Monday Archive Team/Coffee Club for all their...

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Johnstone History Society May Talk
Our Last Talk of the 2018/2019 Session will take place on Tuesday 14th May. Mathew Moran from the Scottish Maritime Museum will present John Brown & Co. Photographs from the Maritime Museum Collection.
The talk will take place at 7.30pm in the Masonic Hall in Collier Street Johnstone. All Welcome
John Lang & Sons May 1960 -- > -- Wickman Lang March 1973
An Apprentice’s Personal Journey by John Steel

In this latest article on John Langs, John steel describes his journey from Apprentice to Journeyman. Read his story via the link below
New Exhibition at the Museum
Thanks to John Butler, who built our Model Coal Mine, we now have a brand new exhibition of many of his fantastically detailed models which have won him many awards in National Model Competitions.
Johnstone History Society February Talk
We had a great talk from Alastair Dinsmor about the start of the Police Force in Glasgow. The First In Britain. Alastair helps run the Glasgow Police Museum which is well worth a visit see LINK
Our New Coal Mine arrives
Thanks to John Butler, we now have our own Johnstone Coal Mine model. It now takes pride of place in one of our display cabinets.

The model is on a glass shelf of a three story display cabinet. We have challanged John to add to his coalhead mine display by adding a mine shaft or two, that can... Continues...

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