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Address: Mill Road, Dumfries DG27BE, Scotland
Phone Number: 01387 264808
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A Burns Trail

Set in an interesting old building, RB Centre provides a good start to one's understanding of Burns. You can wander along the riverside to find his house, get welcomed by the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Set in an interesting old building, RB Centre provides a good start to one's understanding of Burns. You can wander along the riverside to find his house, get welcomed by the attendants and have his mausoleum opened for you by asking. The house shows how he made it from Alloway. The graveyard is quite amazing with the long inscriptions about... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is a good overview of the eight or so years Burns spent in Dumfries at the end of his life. Well worth a visit and a pleasant stroll over the old bridge and down by the river

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Stafford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

In a fine position on the River Nith the building used to be the town mill. It's been converted to an attractive multi-purpose attraction with free entry.The exhibition on the top floor of Burns's Dumfries years is well presented with more authentic Burns objects than you might think at first glance.Take time to work your way round all the illustrated... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

A visit to the centre, the museum, his house and his mausoleum gives you a great insight into the man and his times - highly recommended.

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This museum on the banks of the Nith is a community resource as well as an important part of the Burns history story. A large well laid out display on the upper floors gives a good account of the man and his history, with a number of important artefacts as owned or used by Burns, as well as an excellent... More 

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Larkhall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is the other side of the River Nith from Burns House. This, the Robert Burns Centre, is very interesting and tells the story of Burns life. It has wall posters and displays, which tell his tale, starting with his birth in Alloa, Ayrshire. I learned that it was through working so very hard on his Dad's Ayrshire farm as... More 

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england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Again knowledgeable staff genuinely interested and pleased to answer questions. Nothing to dislike however I would have liked more info on the 'unsung heroine 'Jean Armour' who stuck by Burns through thick and thin and bore (most of) his children,

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Spring Hill, Florida, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Robert Burns Centre, though small, provides the traveler with a lot of information on the life of the famous poet, Robert Burns.

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

A lovely independent cinema with a variety of films and events. Also a nice outside area to have a drink on a nice evening - not tried the food yet though.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Spent an enjoyable hour or two in this interesting centre with plenty of information about Robert Burns. Visited this as part of the Robert Burns trail around Dumfries town centre.

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