Johnstone History Museum
A Project of Johnstone History Society • Scotland
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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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From our members...

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 28-Feb-2017
If you had a problem posting an update Feb 25-27 please try again. A wee bug crept into the premises; happily it...
Iain Murray 16-Dec-2016
Wishing all our Members a Very Happy Christmas and a Guid New Year when it comes.



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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... Continues...
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 WWI Role of Honour
We've recently received a copy of the Johnstone Role of Honour from World War I. We plan to add an album with biographies for as many as possible; details on that procedure will be announced on these... Continues...
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


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