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Paisley Museum High Street, Paisley PA1 2BA
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Opening Hours

Mondays: Closed
Wednesdays: 11am - 4pm
Fridays: 11am - 4pm
Sundays: 2pm - 5pm
Tuesdays: 11am - 4pm
Thursdays: 11am - 4pm
Saturdays: 11am - 4pm
Public Holidays (excluding Christmas and New Year): 11am – 4pm
Paisley Museum
About Paisley Museum

Paisley Museum is a 4 star visitor attraction located in the heart of Paisley. It houses a wealth of treasures, from Ancient Egyptian artefacts to reminders of our industrial past and our natural heritage.

Among our treasures, pride of place goes to The Arbuthnott Missal, a rare medieval manuscript and one of only a few that survived the Reformation in Scotland to reminders of Paisleys industrial past and natural heritage, our unique textile collection and not forgetting our much loved ‘Buddy’ the lion!

The Art Galleries at Paisley Museum are used year round for exhibitions ranging from contemporary to classical art and everything in between!

And why not take a look at our Museum shop? You’ll find a range of gift ideas including Paisley Pattern original merchandise.

With a year-round programme of changing exhibitions, talks and educational activities, Paisley Museum is a fascinating place to visit.

Admission to Paisley Museum is free, however there may be charges for temporary exhibitions.

Upcoming Events

The Monarch of the Glen

The Monarch of the Glen

20 January 2018 - 11 March 2018
The Monarch of the Glen by Sir Edwin Landseer will go on display at Paisley Museum as part of a four-stop tour supported by National Galleries Scotland.
Inspired

Inspired

20 January 2018 - 15 April 2018
Inspired, at Paisley Museum from 20th January to 15th April, is an annual showcase of the best artwork from school pupils across Renfrewshire!
Beneath and Beyond

Beneath and Beyond

01 February 2018 - 15 April 2018
Taking real-time data from one hundred earthquake monitoring stations around the world, Beneath & Beyond is a unique installation from artist Stephen Hurrel.
John Byrne Drawing Competition Exhibition

John Byrne Drawing Competition Exhibition

16 March 2018 - 15 April 2018
The John Byrne Drawing Competition exhibition at Paisley Museum showcases artwork by young people from schools across Scotland!

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