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]

Coming Events

October 08, 2019 - Johnstone History Society October Talk
November 12, 2019 - Johnstone History Society November Talk
December 10, 2019 - Johnstone History Society December Talk

Welcome our Newest Member

Denise Heron (16 Aug)

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 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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War Horses
Great new Article by Angela Gillespie on Johnstone Horses sent to serve in WW1

Renfrewshire Doors Open Days
As usual the Museum will be open on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th September as part of Refrewshire Doors Open Day.

The theme this year is Animals and we are featuring Working Horses as part of this... Continues...
Johnstone History Society September Talk
Our First Talk of the 2019/2020 Session will take place on Tuesday 10th September when Iain McGillivray presents “Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson"

The talk will take place at 7.30pm in the Masonic... 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.

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