Museum Galleries Scotland has awarded Paisley Museum a grant of £60,000 to help protect and conserve our world-class collection of shawls.Read More
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Our leading funding partners have helped us to secure £35 million of the project costs so far. We hope to announce a pledge of a further £2 million at a later date.
We are fundraising to help the museum retell the inspirational and untold stories of a town which helped change the world, while showcasing our globally-significant collections like never before.
Your donation will help create a new community resource at the heart of the Paisley community, driving new footfall to the town, while preserving the museum’s legacy for future generations.
You will be inspired by what your donation can achieve…
Example: The Museum has some of the oldest and most important entomology collection in the world. Gathered over 300 years, these specimens are key to telling the history of collecting, the science of taxonomy and the human desire to understand the natural world. The microscope slide represented at the top of the page is the one of of Soldier Beetles specimens from the Natural History Collection.
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.Read More
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.Read More