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Address: Mill Road, Dumfries DG27BE, Scotland
Phone Number: 01387 264808
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Burns Memorabilia and a Cinema.

The history of Burns in and around Dumfries,well illustrated by original documentation,is very interesting. The centre also serves as the local cinema. Look out for listings in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
EdMac2013
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The history of Burns in and around Dumfries,well illustrated by original documentation,is very interesting. The centre also serves as the local cinema. Look out for listings in the Tourist Information Office,local press or the Centre itself.

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Thank EdMac2013
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Small but interesting museum on the other side of the river from the town and quite hard to find. Free to enter (donations box by exit) and it would be easy to spend an hour or two looking at everything. His life was very interesting and it is all to see in a user friendly way. Would recommend.

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Thank 2010mustang
Hull
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98 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Small museum celebrating Burns. Looking at everything will take no longer than one hour. Admission is free. Staff are on hand to answer any questions.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Spent over a hour here learning more about Robert Burns and Dumfries back in his day. Not a large Museum but worth visiting, set in a old Mill next to the Nith and no more than ten minutes from the Dumfries Museum

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1 Thank Ianlivi
York
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112 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Pretty good for an overview of the time spent by Robert Burns in Dumfries and district. The last nine years of the ploughman poet's regrettably brief life were played out here. The text-heavy displays require a fair amount of concentrated reading but are very informative. Several small items of Burns memorabilia are on display. Sadly, most attractions simply cannot wait... More 

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Thank Andrew G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Very interesting and free , donations welcome . staff very polite and ready to answer any questions .lots to see and do , there is a video if you wanting to know more for a small fee . Very worth a look at

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Thank Wendy M
Outside Basingstoke
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

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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Thank DickTravels
Dublin, Ireland
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21 attraction reviews
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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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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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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Thank Peter W
Bedford, United Kingdom
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232 attraction reviews
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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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