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Johnstone History Museum
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]

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Welcome our Newest Member

Ross Stewart (20 May)

From our members...

Rees Clark 23-Mar-2020
Report from the COVID-19 front line, with historic perspective. (Could not resist; apologies to the serious-minded.)
administrator 28-Feb-2017
If you had a problem posting an update Feb 25-27 please try again. A wee bug crept into the premises; happily it...
Iain Murray 16-Dec-2016
Wishing all our Members a Very Happy Christmas and a Guid New Year when it comes.



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Website Damaged in Cyber-attack
Our website was damaged in an attack on our webhost's publishing system on Sunday July 19. Restoration work is in progress.

The principal impact was in the loss of certain control features and numerous graphics. Restoration from backup files is proceeding. Positions of graphics are indicated by the... Continues...
History Museum Closure update
We are working on a plan to welcome you back to the Museum at the beginning of September. We have been reorganising the layout slightly to allow you to walk around the exibits whilst maintaining social distancing. Watch this space for further updates.

Coronavirus Shut Down
Unfortunately, due to the Coronavirus outbreak, we have been forced to close our physical Museum for the time being. Hopefully, we will be up and running sooner rather than later. In the meantime feel free to explore our virtual Museum on this site. Have a play at negotiation around all our... Continues...
VE Day comes to Johnstone
An Angela Gillespie article

The war in Europe ended when the military surrender of Germany was first signed on Monday, May 7, 1945 but a slightly modified document with the final terms was signed on Tuesday, May 8, 1945, the day becoming known as VE Day signifying Victory in Europe.

Johnstone,... Continues...





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