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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

Artefacts, News

Museum Galleries Scotland has awarded Paisley Museum a grant of £60,000 to help protect and conserve our world-class collection of shawls. 

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The building work starting has been hailed as a significant step forward in the Paisley Museum Reimagined project, which should be completed by late 2022 and reopened to the public in 2023.

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A key aim of Paisley Museum Reimagined is to deliver a community resource at the heart of Paisley’s local life with an increased feeling of community ownership. To help achieve this, the project team had nearly 70 in-depth conversations with local groups.

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