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Museums in Renfrewshire

Museums don't have to be dull and dusty! Find one that appeals to you and yours in our Renfrewshire listings below, and go check it out...

Coats Observatory

49 Oakshaw Street West, Paisley PA1 2DE

Coats Observatory is the oldest public observatory in Scotland and was gifted to the people of Paisley by Thomas Coats and designed by Glasgow Architect John Honeyman.

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Paisley Museum

Paisley Museum High Street, Paisley PA1 2BA

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!

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Paisley Thread Mill Museum

Mill End Mill Seedhill Road, Paisley PA1 1JS

The Paisley Thread Mill Museum in Mile End Mill is dedicated to Renfrewshire and Paisley's thread mill heritage.

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Paisley: The Secret Collection

Paisley: The Secret Collection High Street, Paisley PA1 2AE

Paisley: The Secret Collection is the first publicly accessible museum store on a UK High Street, containing thousands of objects reflecting Renfrewshire's amazing heritage and culture.

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Renfrew Town Hall and Museum

Renfrew Town Hall and Museum Renfrew Cross, Renfrew PA4 8PF

After a £5.2m modernisation programme, the building reopened in January 2012, having been fully restored and extended to house the new Renfrew Museum...

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Sma Shot Cottages

2 Sma' Shot Lane, Paisley PA1 2HG

The Sma Shot Cottages are a major attraction in the Renfrewshire area, providing visitors with an insight into two distinct periods of Paisley's weaving history.

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Weavers Cottage

Weaver's Cottage The Cross, Kilbarchan PA10 2JG

Step into Weaver's Cottage and be transported back to the days when Kilbarchan was at the heart of the thriving Scottish textile industry!

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Museums in East Renfrewshire

Here's a selection of Museums you can find over on our sister site, What's On East Renfrewshire:

Barrhead Community Museum

Barrhead Community Museum Main Street, Barrhead G78 1SW

The Barrhead Community Museum and Visitor Information Centre features displays about the early history of the area.

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Museums in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Here's a selection of Museums you can find over on our sister site, What's On Edinburgh:

John Gray Centre

15 Lodge Street, Haddington EH41 3DX

The John Gray Centre brings together East Lothian Council’s Archaeology, Museum, Archive and Local History Services, alongside Haddington’s branch library.

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Scott Monument

Scott Monument East Princes Street Gardens , Edinburgh Old Town EH2 2EJ

Standing proudly in Princes Street Gardens, the Scott Monument is one of the most iconic Edinburgh landmarks, a must-visit for tourists and locals alike.

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National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1JF

Connecting Scotland to the world and the world to Scotland.

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Museums in Fife

Here's a selection of Museums you can find over on our sister site, What's On Fife:

The Scottish Vintage Bus Museum

The Scottish Vintage Bus Museum M90 Commerce Park , Dunfermline KY12 0SJ

The Scottish Vintage Bus Museum is set in a 49-acre site, north of Dunfermline and houses over 100 buses, as well as trains, a horse tram, and other exhibits.

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Fife Heritage Railway

Fife Heritage Railway Kirkland Sidings, Leven KY8 4RB

Fife Heritage Railway is a heritage railway run by The Kingdom of Fife Railway Preservation Society.

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Methil Heritage Centre

272 High Street, Methil KY8 3EQ

A popular community museum with a permanent display about the Levenmouth area.

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Museums in Glasgow

Here's a selection of Museums you can find over on our sister site, What's On Glasgow:

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

200 Woodhead Road, Glasgow South Side G53 7NN

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (GMRC) is a purpose-built store for Glasgow Museums' collections when they're not on display in the venues.

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Auld Kirk Museum

Auld Kirk Museum Cowgate, Kirkintilloch G66 1HN

Auld Kirk Musuem houses a rich collection of objects of local, national and international significance, interpreted in an innovative, exciting and educational way for visitors of all ages!

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Glasgow Museums

, Various Locations Glasgow

Glasgow is home to a world-class collection of museums, covering a wide range of subjects from art and history to science and technology.

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Museums in Lanarkshire

Here's a selection of Museums you can find over on our sister site, What's On Lanarkshire:

Biggar Albion Museum

Biggar Albion Museum North Back Road, Biggar

The Albion Museum sits back from North Back Road, Biggar and houses vehicles of Albion Motors, a commercial vehicle manufacturing firm started in 1899...

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National Museum of Rural Life

Wester Kittochside Philipshill Road, East Kilbride G76 9HR

Take in the sights, smells and sounds of a 1950s working farm, complete with dairy cows and sheep, at the National Museum of Rural Life in East Kilbride.

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Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum

156 Biggar High Street, Biggar ML12 6DH

Biggar Museum Trust aims to collect, store, preserve and record Biggar and Upper Clydesdale’s rich archaeological, social and historic heritage.

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Museums in Stirling and Falkirk

Here's a selection of Museums you can find over on our sister site, What's On Stirling:

Callendar House

Callendar House Callendar Park, Falkirk FK1 1YR

Callendar House dates from the 14th century. It is set in the nationally-important historic designed landscape of Callendar Park, which also contains...

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Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle Castle Esplanade, Stirling FK8 1EJ

Stirling is one of Scotland’s greatest stone castles – an icon integral to how we understand the nation’s story.

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Kinneil Museum

Kinneil Museum Duchess Anne Cottages, Boness EH51 0PR

Kinneil Museum is located in the 17th century stable building of Kinneil House, Bo'ness.

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Museums in Other Areas

Culzean Castle and Country Park

Culzean Castle and Country Park , Maybole KA19 8LE

With a dramatic clifftop setting, Robert Adam architecture, fascinating history & beautiful surrounds, Culzean Castle and Country Park is one of Scotland's best days out!

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Dalgarven Mill Museum of Country Life & Costume

Dalgarven Mill Dalgarven, Kilwinning KA13 6PL

Dalgarven Mill is a treasure trove, created in a group of outstanding historical industrial buildings in a beautiful rural location in Ayrshire!

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Dean Castle Country Park

Dean Castle Country Park Dean Road, Kilmarnock KA3 1XB

Nestled in the heart of Kilmarnock, Dean Castle Country Park is a fantastic free day out for all the family!

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Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Murdochs Loan Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ

Set in 10 acres of Burns' beloved Alloway countryside, the museum provides a unique encounter with Scotland's favourite son!

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Scottish Maritime Museum Irvine

Scottish Maritime Museum Harbour Road, Irvine KA12 8QE

The Scottish Maritime Museum is a four-star tourist attraction based in the west of Scotland, with sites in Irvine and Dumbarton.

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The Dick Institute

The Dick Institute Elmbank Avenue, Kilmarnock KA1 3BU

Opened in 1901, the Dick Institute is one of the most important cultural venues in the south-west of Scotland, featuring the largest museum and galleries space in Ayrshire!

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