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About Paisley Museum

Paisley Museum was founded as a place of learning at the heart of the town – and the building and collections have a remarkable history.

The transformation we are fundraising for will preserve all of that for the generations to come, while showcasing the town’s globally-significant story like never before.

The past, present and future of the museum

Preserving Paisley’s remarkable legacy

Paisley Museum was gifted to the town – your gift can keep that philanthropic tradition alive

The Past

We are preserving Paisley’s heritage

Paisley’s remarkable heritage and collections are currently being restored while the Museum is under renovation

The Present

We are creating a museum for the future

Expect a world-class visitor attraction at the heart of the town centre and local community

The Future

Three school children playing with Paisley Shawls

We would like to thank our funding partners

With their support we have so far secured 90% of the total project costs

Funding Partners

Latest News & Stories

News

Paisley Museum Reimagined Conservation team and specialist contractors undertaking a full appraisal of the collection ahead of the objects being displayed in the Museum's refreshed galleries.

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Stories

Learn more about the Paisley Philosophical Institution and their role in the creation of Paisley Museum.

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Artefacts

Five banners and a flag telling the story of Paisley’s working-class, and woman’s histories have been selected for display.

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