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Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Murdoch's Lone | Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ, Scotland
08444932601
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Ranked #2 of 22 attractions in Ayr
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Description: Birthplace of poet Robert Burns.
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The more I have found out about Burn's the more interesting I find him.The museum is well worth a visit.

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Whitby
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This little museum is a must of Robbie Burns fans. Wonderfully laid out and very cool inside ( it was a very hot day when we visited which was most welcome). Lovely cafe for refreshments

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Inverness
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

An informative museum about the life of Robert Burns. Its good to join the tour at both the museum and the cottage.

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Ireland
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4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This birthplace museum was a surprise for us. The town of Alloway looks like it is given over the the birthplace idea. The interpretive Centre is interesting witha nice graden and restaurant. Free parking, shop and welcoming staff. Close by is Brig 'Doon and the Olde Kirk of Alloway which the kids found interesting. Worth a visit, nice clean villlage... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

What an amazing tribute to the Bard with this state of the art museum, interactive, things for the kids to do and plenty of original belongings from his cottage and throughout his life.Guided tour is very informative but you can go at your own pace as well. Worth the entry fee of £8.50 to non trust members but this gets... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Visited Robert Burns Birthplace Museum with my elderly mother. Absolutely loved it! What a fantastic place! The food in the restraint is fabulous, well done National Trust what a superb informative visit. The staff throughout the museum were helpful and above all attentive to my mothers severe disabilities.The visit to the museum certainly made my Mother's Day, we will be... More

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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75 attraction reviews
271 helpful votes 271 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My wife was born in Ayr. Mr. Burns is in her blood as Yorkshire pudding is in mine. What a wonderfully done museum, interactive, informative and patriotic. I suspect many a quiet tear is shed in the museum especially when you listen to the audios of the poems and songs. It was a very moving experience and worth every second... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

I thought the museum and the surrounds were lovely. The cafe is great - high quality food and very yummy. The grounds are beautiful and we enjoyed siting out on the grass after lunch. The museum itself is done very well. Very modern and interactive. I enjoyed the interactive computer screens. All staff were very friendly and helpful. A great... More

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Halifax, Canada
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The life of Burns was well documented , I found the exhibit very dark , not sure why it is that way ....learned a lot more about Burns life than I knew. Gift shop full of interesting items . You need time to see this property ...which I was grateful we did.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

very nice, a great place to visit, the gift shop is excellent, it was very clean and all the staff were helpful, food was fresh,Mmmmm

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