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Robert Burns Centre

Mill Road, Dumfries DG27BE, Scotland
01387 264808
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Ranked #7 of 18 attractions in Dumfries
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Specialty Museums
Most recent review
- Mar 31, 2014
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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
16 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

this is a small but informative exhibit of the last years of Burns' life with several examples of his works and some of Jean Armour's jewellery. There is also a short film show that you can pay for if you want to watch.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We walked to the museum from Friars Carse - rather wet and muddy in places but we were well kitted up. We were greeted by an army of volunteers and taken into a warm cosy room with a big dining table where some volunteers were drinking tea. We joined the blather until we were taken to another building to watch... More

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Friday night out - 6 o'clock showing of a film - Sunshine on Leith, very good film - well attended, ( when we came out, there was a good queue for the 8 o'clock screening ) - good to see such an attraction being well used - prices reasonable - staff very helpful - disabled access very good - disabled... More

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Bushey, Hertfordshire, UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

A well appointed museum with numerous excellent displays. I was impressed with the video presentation of Burns and his life in Dumfries. The staff were kind and informative - and very patient.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

very interesting, good video about Burns and his life. Nice park around the museusm for walking. River runs along walkway for very pleasant stroll.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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33 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Had a fairly good film overview of Rabbie Burns and Dumfries - charge a funny figure of £1.15 each?? The lady on duty was very friendly and played the film just for us. Having visited the new Burns Centre in Alloway, we felt it was a bit of an "add on" to the town experience.

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

The Robert Burns Centre is a small, independent cinema in the heart of Dumfries. Always an eclectic mix of films both mainstream and independent as well as topical documentaries. They run a film club, where you can get involved in discussion about film, and they run events and programmes for young filmmakers and for children, where thay can actively hands... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

This was very informative and a great insight into life in Burns' time. I had a great history lesson!

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South Yorkshire
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9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This was free!! Very impressed and nice atmosphere. Gave us some info about Robert Burns we did not know. Cafe attached was also lovely.

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Isle of Mull, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I visited with my Mum to see the Quartet, and was massively impressed. Wonderful atmosphere in the small cinema room, and the place was packed out on a midweek evening. Exactly the kind of place to go in the winter. Will be back

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