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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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“his life” (47 reviews)
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Murdoch's Lone Alloway | Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ, Scotland
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+44 844 493 2601
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"robert burns"
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"auld kirk"
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"interactive displays"
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"well worth a visit"
in 73 reviews
"birthplace museum"
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"gift shop"
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"modern building"
in 9 reviews
"short walk"
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"scones"
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"national trust"
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"haggis"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A little dull for a non-Burns fan, obviously, but well laid out and with easy access to the Burns memorial and Brig O’doon which are more worth a visit than the museum itself.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Out for coffee and lunch lovely quaint little place lots of history about Robert Burns .could spend a good 2 hours here

Thank Jane M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice facility in which to learn about burns and spend an hour or so wandering around the exhibits. Nice little coffee shop which you should spend a few bob to support the heritage of Ayrshire.More

Thank tartnjohn
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susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So lovely to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Museum, I hope you had time to visit the other parts of the site, now that spring is slowly springing the gardens are beginning to look their best and it is lovely to walk up...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Saturday that we payed a visit was Easter weekend and it was very very busy, a couple of tour coaches were in and the coffee shop was extremly busy. Good selection of soup, hot and cold meals available. There is a new outdoor play...More

Thank elaine m
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susan_RBBM, Visitor Services manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, Easter is always one of our busy periods, school holidays combined with us being one of the sites which participate in the Cadbury's Egg Hunt means we have an even higher number of families than normal, it's also the start...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Museum good, interesting and room for kids to explore freely. Outside park better for kids school age but my 3 yr old like it too but need help. It’s all enclosed so kids can run about while I get a cuppa. Cafe service is slow...More

Thank heather682
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susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are glad you find the Museum interesting and your little one enjoyed the play park. We were particularly busy over this weekend so queues in the café were inevitable but the team worked hard...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

If your a member of the National Trust you need to visit. If not it's still worth visiting and the tearoom at the Museum offers let very food.

Thank Elizabeth M
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susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thank you for taking the time to review your visit, glad to hear you think it's value for money and enjoyed the tearoom too!

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

My kids love coming here and the new play park is brilliant. The cafe is expensive but typical of national trust properties. The staff are friendly and helpful and toilets etc always really clean. The outside areas are beautiful and lovely way to spend some...More

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susan_RBBM, Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you for leaving your review, we are sorry that you found the café expensive however we regularly review our prices against the area and find ourselves to be competitive, we also offer coffee deals and have daily specials adding value for money as well...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Lovely cafe and good play park for the kids. The museum itself was very informative (it needs to be dark it didn't bother us at all) there are interactive bits in the museum that the kids can use. We did the walk round to the...More

Thank Amanda M
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susan_RBBM, Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Look forward to seeing you again soon! If you are coming at the weekend look out for Highlight tours at the Museum and the Cottage tour, these last approximately half an hour each but visitor participating find they add interest and value to both sites...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Really informative place...shows real pride in national heritage.. Well kept..user friendly. Lovely restaurant and friendly staff.. Only thing maybe the gift shop a wee bit expensive!More

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susan_RBBM, Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Thank you for your review, so glad you enjoyed your visit . I've note your comments about the shop, we try to have prices for all pockets but are quite low in stock across all lines at the moment, this is as a result of...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2018

Brilliant.Conveys the very essence of Burns.Provides a very informative service.Also has a very good cafe .

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susan_RBBM, Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

Thank you, glad you found the Museum relevant and enjoyed the cafe

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TheJacquesTravels
December 20, 2017|
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Response from susan_RBBM | Property representative |
Hello There is a reciprocal agreement which allows National Trust members worldwide to use their cards to gain entry to National Trust for Scotland properties, so the answer is yes, you can use your National Trust card to... More
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Crazymoo2804
May 23, 2017|
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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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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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