Johnstone History Museum
A Project of Johnstone History Society

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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
Our 2019 Johnstone Calendar is now on Sale in our Shop section. A4 size with 12 photographs of Johnstone Past & Present. Sent to you anywhere in the World.
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 shelf of a three story display cabinet. We have challanged John to add to his coalhead mine display by adding a mine shaft or two, that can... Continues...
Our New YouTube Video Posts
Thanks to the efforts of 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 and new displays. More to come once we find our feet.
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 on a "History of Johnstone Display". It will include a Map of the area in the 1650's showing the features of interest to Johnstone and its... 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

April 09, 2019 - Johnstone History Society Talk
May 14, 2019 - Johnstone History Society Talk

From our members...

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...
Rees Clark 19-Jul-2018
Interesting family research by Jane Cassidy on her great-grandfather Frank Downs. See the News section.

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