Renfrewshire is home to the 4-star awarded visitor attraction Renfrew Museum, Paisley Museum and Coats Observatory, the oldest public observatory in the country.

Find out how to access our museums via our Plan Your Visit page

Our Exhibitions


The Monarch of the Glen

When: Sat 20 Jan - Sun 11 Mar
Where: Paisley Museum
Cost: FREE

One of the most famous images associated with Scotland, The Monarch of the Glen by Sir Edwin Landseer (1802-73), will be on display at Paisley Museum as part of a four-stop tour of Scotland, supported by National Galleries Scotland.


When: Sat 20 Jan - Sun 15 Apr
Where: Paisley Museum
Cost: FREE

The annual exhibition of artwork from children and young people across Renfrewshire.

Beneath and Beyond

When: Thurs 1 February – Thurs 15 April
Where: Paisley Museum
Cost: FREE

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

When: Fri 16 Mar – Sun 15 Apr
Where: Paisley Museum

An exhibition showcasing highlights from this years art competition for young people across Scotland.


Paisley Art Institute 130th Annual Exhibition

When: Sun 20 May – Sun 24 Jun
Where: Paisley Museum

The Paisley Art Institute's 130th Annual Art Exhibition will contain artworks by the best contemporary talent from all over Scotland and beyond, attracted to paisley with many prizes available to all exhibiting artists.

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Renfrewshire Leisure
11 Christie Street

Tel: 0300 300 0250