Johnstone History Museum
A Project of Johnstone History Society

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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... Continues...
Our New YouTube Video Posts
Thanks to the Rees Clark, our brilliant Web sponsor, we can now post little videos on our site.

Our first adventure is to show you the newly painted Museum... Continues...
Museum - New Displays
The redecoration of the Museum has been completed and we are now concentrating of some new displays.

We have completed the Textile wall and have now started... Continues...
Johnstone History Society - First Talk of this year's session
On Tuesday 11th September we start our 2018/2019 series of Talks.
Jean MacDonald from the National Trust for Scotland will present. "Local Boys made Good - the... Continues...
Museum Makeover
Morrisons supermarket is having a big makeover at the moment and they have offered to repaint the Museum at the same time.

This is all scheduled to take... 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]

The Redecorated Museum!

Come renew your acquaintance! See our spiffy new paint job and review our new and reorganized exhibits.

Coming Events

December 11, 2018 - Johnstone History Society Talk
January 08, 2019 - Johnstone History Society Talk
January 15, 2019 - Johnstone History Society Social Evening

From our members...

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 assistance.
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).

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