Paisleys New Museum Store in Paisley 2021

An amazing amount of museum items has been revealed as a new Secret Collection is due to open Paisley High Street.

Paisley: The Secret Collection, will hold tens of thousands of items from Renfrewshire’s collections in a £3.7m in the basement of Bargain buys the first start to the project is to fill the space of the shop within the year. 

The second stage will see thousands more items moved from the Paisley museum before it undergoes a £42m revamp to attract more people into Paisley it will be operated by Renfrewshire Leisure and was funded by Renfrewshire Council as part of a wider push to revitalize the town centre.

Chair of Renfrewshire Leisure, Councillor Lisa-Marie Hughes visited the facility and stated “It’s called Paisley: The Secret Collection for a reason because it will house some amazing items the people of Paisley and Renfrewshire will never have known were in their midst. The timing of the opening is fitting, with a decision due on the town’s UK City of Culture 2021 bid very soon – the bid aims to tell Paisley’s untold story and show why we matter to Scotland, the UK and the world, and this facility helps showcase why that is.''