Johnstone History Museum
A Project of Johnstone History Society • Scotland


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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December 10, 2019 - Johnstone History Society December Talk

Welcome our Newest Member


From our members...

Rees Clark 11-Nov-2019
Thos. and Lavinia (née Fleming) McKee-Goodwin of Johnstone and their children. My grandmother Anna (born in Iowa 1886)...

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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The Linwood Line
Read about Joe Reilly's life at the Linwood Car Plant in the latest addition to our Shop Catalogue. (Joe Reilly and Dr Valerie Wright will be presenting "The Linwood Line" at the December talk of the History Society Tue December 10th

Johnstone History Museum 2020 Calendar
We have produced a Calendar again this year that can be purchased at the Museum or through the SHOP link on this web site. A4 size. 12 Photos of Johnstone Old and New. Spaces for your appointments.

October Talk - Bridgescapes
Our members at the October meeting were treated to a fantastic talk on bridges by Bruce Keith. Were were unsure of what we were going to hear but were treated to a very informative and interesting talk on the history of bridges in Scotland... Continues...
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 subject.

We can stamp your Doors Open... Continues...

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