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Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Murdoch's Lone Alloway | Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ, Scotland
+44 844 493 2601
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Birthplace of poet Robert Burns.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Murdoch's Lone Alloway | Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

The fairly recent museum is the ideal place for a comprehensive history of Robert Burns and his works, within a few minutes walk of his birthplace, Alloway Kirk and the bridge of Tam O'Shanter fame. There is plentiful parking adjacent to the museum. The museum...More

Thank 3xGrandit
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited Alloway last Saturday. Both of us (hubby especially) are lovers of Rabbie Burns poetry, so this was a special treat. The museum was creatively laid out, with different colours representing different themes. There where audios you could listen to, which had people reciting...More

Thank Niamh K
Susan C, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you, delighted that you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 6 days ago

Visit to Museum and Burns Cottage with mum in a wheelchair. Museum parking was great all areas were all on the flat and easily accessible, entrance, toilets, cafe, shop, museum, gardens - all on the flat. The beautiful museum building and surrounding area is pleasing...More

Thank Margaret B
Susan C, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review we are so glad you enjoyed your visit and found everything easily accessible. We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went along with friends on a beautiful summers day. First we went to the cottage where Robbie was born and lived until age 7. Then walked along poets path taking in the haggis and mouse statues along with the weather vane sculptures depicting highlights...More

Thank Christine c
Susan C, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for an informed review, sorry to hear about suspected pickpocket, am not aware of a report of this and it's something we would like to follow up, please could you email me Slcolquhoun@nts.org.uk with more details. Many thanks

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the train to ayr and a short bus journey out to alloway ( I could have easily walked it from the train station ) and We spent hours walking around firstly the cottage .then the museum and gardens plus the memorial and the...More

Thank kenjoalejandro
Susan C, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

So glad that you enjoyed your visit, hope to see you back again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must visit . Professional in every aspect. You don't have to be a Burns fanatic to enjoy this Museum it is so authentic in every way. Do include the restaurant and gardens close by. All designed and run by the National Trust...More

Thank jack p
Susan C, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Plenty to do and see for Kids and Adults. Museum is really interesting and cafe/restaurant has lots to choose from and lots of space for wheelchairs n prams etc. Outdoors is interesting too.

Thank Jennifer S
Susan C, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in to the visitors centre for a spot of lunch. We had the dogs with us be we were able to take them round through the gardens and sit in the covered area at the back of the center which leads into the...More

Thank skarecrow29
Susan C, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Glad to hear you had a good visit with us, pleased that you enjoyed the catering and were able to enjoy lunch with your dogs.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being National Trust members we didn't have to pay and I have to say I am glad as the Museum was very disappointing. It was very dark, while I appreciate the documents have to be protected could the labels be in bigger writing or even...More

Thank 672Sheila
Susan C, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Sorry to hear you were disappointed by your visit. Large text labels are available on request at the desk. We could replace the original documents with copies and raise the lighting levels but for so many people the experience is to be close to and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited this museum and it was well worth the time spent. As we are national trust members, we get in free for national trust for Scotland properties as well. Fantastic interactive displays, it's all very informative, especially if you don't know much about...More

Thank Shirley K
Susan C, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for such a fabulous and informative review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and sampled the haggis supplied by our award winning local butchers Pollock & Williamson as well as our Head Cook Audrey's amazing quiche. It's good to know that...More

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Crazymoo2804
May 23, 2017|
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Response from susan_RBBM | Property representative |
Hi the only two parts of the site which require entry tickets are the museum and the cottage, dogs are welcome in both the monument and museum gardens on a lead. The museum garden has outside tables and chairs so you can... More
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JWellingtonWimpy
March 28, 2017|
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Response from susan_RBBM | Property representative |
We think you may be referring to the "Gregg Fiddle" which belonged to William Gregg and was played during dance classes at the Bachelors Club, Tarbolton which were attended by Robert Burns. This precious instrument was... More
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JamesLyon1984
September 1, 2015|
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Hello Dogs are welcome in the Museum and Cottage Gardens if kept on a lead, we have tables and chairs outside at the museum café so you can still enjoy coffee or a meal accompanied by your 4 legged friends
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