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“burns heritage park”

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
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Ayrshire Coast Day Trip from Glasgow: Robert Burns Country and Culzean Country...
Ranked #3 of 40 things to do in Ayr
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Owner description: Birthplace of poet Robert Burns.
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“burns heritage park”
Reviewed January 8, 2013

excellent day out plenty inter active displays for kids,lovely location for a walk around, plenty to do in and around the ares,near to ayr

Visited October 2012
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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Worthy but unexceptional”
Reviewed December 29, 2012

As a Burns devotee I have to say the museum itself left me a little cold. I did not feel the museum told the story of his life, rather it followed the modern style of focusing on themes and elements. If you don't know the back story to his life and poetry I'm not sure you would have followed this. The sum of the whole was less than the parts. A very good cafe, modern, light and attractively situated.

The other parts of the site are certainly worth a look - respectful but uninspiring.

Visited June 2012
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Fitting tribute”
Reviewed December 17, 2012

It was an excellent museum and although feels smallish it is packed with interesting items and imaginative presentations. The only disappointment was the scheduled tour guide was cancelled as they hadn't turned up.

The walk to the cottage was also very good with fantastic weather vanes portraying Tam O'Shanter.

The museum does need to ensure leaflets are distributed around the area as we found none in our hotel or in the other various places we visited.

Visited December 2012
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scotland
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“good day out”
Reviewed December 15, 2012

a lot of history in ayr and this is one of these places the cottage is worth a look as well a lot of interative things to do did not eat in cafe so can not comment on the food

Visited July 2012
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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“Gives a insight into the history of the man.”
Reviewed December 8, 2012

The Location isn't just the museum, which is good, but overs also the Burns Cottage,a walkway,Alloway Auld Kirk, Burns Monument and Brig O' Doon, so would probably take a couple of hours to cover everything within the village of Alloway if you're into the history of Burns.

Visited December 2012
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