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Paisley Museum and Art Galleries

High Street, Paisley PA1 2BA, Scotland
+44 300 300 1210
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Lots of local history

Some fantastic exibits highlighting paisleys past contributions to local and national society.staff... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paisley, United Kingdom
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Paisley Pattern

A beautiful building in Paisley High Street but when you enter it is very impressive with various... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2017
Renfrew, Scotland
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High Street, Paisley PA1 2BA, Scotland
+44 300 300 1210

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Some fantastic exibits highlighting paisleys past contributions to local and national society.staff are very informative and freindly .i only went in to kill some time while my wife went shopping locally . She had to come and drag me out as i was so engrossed...More

Thank steviepatrick1710
Reviewed July 12, 2017

A beautiful building in Paisley High Street but when you enter it is very impressive with various floors to explore. See the history of the town and of course the world renown Paisley Pattern shawls on exhibit and looms that produced them. Plenty more to...More

Thank causey47
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Good exhibits be sure to visit Buddy the Lion. I spent many an hour at the museum and library next door as a young lad. So many interesting things to see from Paisleys past and exhibits fro all over the world.

Thank RWScotsman
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

As a Paisley Buddy in exile returning after many years this was a huge disappointment. The big attraction is weaving and the shawls, but the display was not very inspiring and none of the hanging shawls were even labelled. Paisley has plenty of other history...More

1  Thank IanAtFoxglove
Reviewed June 19, 2017

A few days in Paisley and noted the Paisley Art Institute Exhibition was - on - they have a lot of very good artists and I was not in any way disappointed - some really good work and to be fair I did not see...More

Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Had a great time at Paisley museum's Star Wars exhibition of toys and memorabilia, unfortunately I didn't go on May the 4th.......For a Star Wars diehard fan of the original movies it was ace......and made even better by encountering a lady dressed as Princess Leia...More

Thank MsHarryGoldfarb
Reviewed May 25, 2017

We visit Paisley about once a year. The large annual exhibition of work by local artists is always outstanding and certainly worth a visit - this year's exhibition was no exception. In addition this year they have an exhibition of original "Star Wars" toys and...More

Thank roydocklands
Reviewed April 17, 2017

I learnt a lot about the history of the town. It's very informative and the gallery shows a lot of work from local artist. Well maintained museum.

Thank Annick R
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

A was shock when a went into the museum of all years a been to this museum all the history took out at it us they used have all old houses back in the day now like art galley all history away from it and...More

1  Thank Graham W
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

This is a good place to visit young and old. You get to know the history of Paisley and hasn't really changed in years.

Thank marionbrennan
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brian e
October 24, 2015|
Response from Arthurlie2 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have just been sent your email and it's after 6pm and it will be closed now. Don't know why it has taken so long, been online all day too.