Paisley Museum

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

Paisley Museum

About Paisley Museum

Paisley Museum High Street, Paisley PA1 2BA
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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 at Paisley Museum

Paisley Artists Exhibition

Paisley Artists Exhibition

11th August 2018 - 8th September 2018
Paisley Artists will be holding their annual exhibition & sale at Paisley Museum from Saturday 11th August to Saturday 8th September!
Museum Memories

Museum Memories

7th September 2018
Museum Memories on Friday 7th September is a very special, family friendly event, marking the closure of Paisley Museum!

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Popular Events

Paisley Prosecco Festival
The Viva Prosecco Festival is heading to Paisley on the 18th of August for 2 fun filled sessions! Join us for a fun filled party celebrating Italy’s finest export!
Paisley 10k Road Race and Fun Run
Time to look out your running shoes and get in training for the 2018 Paisley 10k Road Race and Fun Run!
Renfrewshire Doors Open Days
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Bring the family along to Brookfield Village Park for the annual village Gala Day on Saturday 18th August!
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