Johnstone History Museum
A Project of Johnstone History Society

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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...
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...


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

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
January 15, 2019 -- Johnstone History Society Social Evening Tuesday 15th January 2019

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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