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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

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Paisley’s remarkable heritage and collections can still be enjoyed and explored while the museum is being transformed

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

Led by Dr Pam Hogg, we celebrated the 150th anniversary of Paisley Museum by asking members of the public to share their historic or contemporary, high-fashion or functional items that featured the iconic Paisley-patterned teardrop motif.

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Kier has been approved as the main contractor for the £42m refurbishment and extension of Paisley Museum.

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Stories

The project team has undertaken conversations with local groups to ensure that Paisley Museum is a community resource with an increased feeling of community ownership.

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