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Robert Burns Centre

Mill Road, Dumfries DG27BE, Scotland
01387 264808
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Ranked #8 of 17 Attractions in Dumfries
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Prairie Village, Kansas
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236 reviews 236 reviews
145 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We were on a week long tour of Edinburgh and Scotland with a large group of American women (88, I believe) with the DAR. The museum curator, provost of the town, and others at the Centre visited with us. They were so gracious, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. We took a lot of pictures, and enjoyed the history of our shared... More

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Garstang, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Visited exhibition and saw the film in the auditorium: both extremely interesting and well presented: added to our knowledge about the area and its historical connections

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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Very interesting, the staff were very helpful. Lots of information about Robert Burns . Excellent, well worth a visit.

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Berkshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Lots of information on Robert Burns and his life in Dumfries. Worth visiting even if your knowledge of Burns doesn't extend much beyond "Auld Lang Syne". If you can only find time for one of the Burns related sites in Dumfries suggest this one.

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DUMFRIESSHIRE
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97 reviews 97 reviews
3 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Used the Centre last night for a meal and a night at the pictures. The meal in Hullabaloo was very good and we loved the cinema in the Burns Centre. It holds 69 people and at £6.90 each to get in its a wee bit cheaper than The Odeon. I must congratulate the staff in both places, very pleasant and... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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223 reviews 223 reviews
89 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Dumfries has gone all out on "Robert Burns". There is his house also free to enter & is probably the best kept & preserved and displayed house. The RB centre is all very interesting & well worth a visit.

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73 reviews 73 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The café is great. Good choice of food for the size of the facility and large windows opening on to the gardens make for a much better than usual eating experience at a tourist attraction. Helpful staff.

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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225 reviews 225 reviews
29 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

A nice wee museum you can wander around at your leisure, quite informative and interesting museum about the life of Robert Burns.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

Staff helpful enough and there are a few interesting exhibits to see. However I would suggest this needs somebody to go in and give it a bit of a revamp. It didn't catch the essence of Burns for me as it was a bit formal. All right for a freebie

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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
21 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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