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Our popular Heritage Centre boasts an impressive collection of information which charts the stories of the people and places of Renfrewshire from the earliest of times to the present day.

Trace your family history and relax in the quiet of the Heritage Centre. Find out about the local history of Renfrewshire, its people and places, from the earliest times to the present day. 

Take a look at our gallery of archive photographs of Renfrew, which includes pictures of iconic buildings, and local events in the area.


Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all visitors must pre-book to visit the Heritage Centre

Bookings are in two-hour slots, 10am to 12 noon and 2pm to 4pm Monday to Friday; please arrange by emailing us or by calling 0141 618 5375. 

Research requirements will be discussed ahead of arrival, where people will be allocated a specific table to use. Your resources will be placed on your table prior to arrival. No further items can be added during a visit. Face coverings are required.

"I have a wide experience of working across varied archives in England, Wales and Scotland and rate Paisley Heritage Centre as one of the very best."


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As a charity, our services help people live healthy, happy and fulfilled lives. A donation to Renfrewshire Leisure will help us continue to provide charitable services across our communities.

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