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Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

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Address: Murdoch's Lone | Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ, Scotland
Phone Number: 08444932601
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Birthplace of poet Robert Burns.

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Robert Burns

This is a must visit for anyone interested in Burns and would be worth a visit to anyone with an interest in the 1700s or in Scotland

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom

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York, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I have been calling at least once a year for a number of years and since the re vamp we have noticed how the quality of the stock for sale has dropped with half of the shelves been take over with sale tickets . This stock is sub standard £shop type and not the quality we come... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a must visit for anyone interested in Burns and would be worth a visit to anyone with an interest in the 1700s or in Scotland

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very good storytelling. I never knew that Rabbie had such a colourful life. There was a lot more to see than I expected so we left pleased and suitably educated.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just go.....worth every penny. But do buy a national trust yearly pass as you will save money if travelling and spending time this way.

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Try to get the guided tour of the recreated home and farm, as it is excellent. The museum is for aficionados as well as for those who just want to get the idea without spending several hours to read the poems, with the many Celtic words, which are defined below the text. The grounds are gorgeous, and there is a... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The museum was confusing, no obvious route or guidance and lacked a clear plan. Escort guide was very quietly spoken and failed to inspire.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic building, great exhibits and excellent facilities. Yes all you would expect from to show off Robbie Burns. It was such a great shame you could not see much as its so dark inside. I fully appreciate there are many original documents which need to be protected but all the signage is so dim, I got a headache trying... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was impressed by all that was available to do locally. Very pretty place. Would love to visit again.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As NT members we have visited the Museum in its more glorious days of Peter Howson art exhibits and an excellent exhibition from the Pushkin Museum, when run by the previous regime. The Burns collection IS amazing, although like the many who comment I do agree that poor museum lighting has never been addressed for years now -to the satisfaction... More 

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nicely preserved market farmer's cottage and showcase of where Robert Burns grew up. Sitting at a replica of the table where the first RB birthday supper was held was a treat.

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