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Robert Burns House

Burns Street, Dumfries DG1 2PS, Scotland
+44 1387 255297
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Interesting visit

If you like Robert Burns, it's worth a wee visit to see where the great man lived, for a while... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
T4348DEjohnm
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Burns and Jean's Last home

If you are a lover of Burns, this is a must see. As you enter you are greeted and offered a short... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kermit403
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Coaldale, Canada
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The home in which national poet Robert Burns spent his last years.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“his life” (22 reviews)
“robert burns” (48 reviews)
“small house” (6 reviews)
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Burns Street, Dumfries DG1 2PS, Scotland
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+44 1387 255297
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like Robert Burns, it's worth a wee visit to see where the great man lived, for a while. Some interesting paintings and artefacts.

Thank T4348DEjohnm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are a lover of Burns, this is a must see. As you enter you are greeted and offered a short video presentation of Burns life at Ellisland and in this home. After the video, you are free to roam through the house which...More

Thank Kermit403
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After being given a map of Dumfries and suggested places to visit, we came to this home. Free admission and helpful staff help to make it a worthwhile visit. Pleasant gardens opposite the house depicting some of his poems etc.

Thank jetsaver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Basically this is the house where Robert Burns spent the last years of his life. There is a short and very informative tour by the two very knowledgeable and pleasant local curators and you can see where Burns lived and worked, and some of his...More

1  Thank _bengraysmed
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

If you are in Dumfries the Robert Burns house is well worth a visit, easy to find well sign posted for a great poet such a small house. Entry is free the house has a lot of memorabilia and letters written by Burns, and gives...More

1  Thank Lee S
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The house is free to enter and provides a really interesting insight into the life of Robert Burns. The staff were very helpfully and knowledgeable. We were given a personal tour of the graveyard over the road from the house, including being taken into Burns'...More

1  Thank WBGoodman
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We found it very informative and there are lots of interesting artifacts. The young lady was very helpful.

Thank blburton04
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Loved this, the guy that was the information point was just in the job, and trust me to ask him a question he did have the answer to. BUT he found out for me. It gave you a brilliant insight to Mr Burns life.. Thank...More

Thank feral07
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The museum is small but perfectly laid out for a short visit. There are all sorts of displays with different editions of Burns's poems, and great care has been taken to make it accessible to visitors who know and love Burns and those who are...More

1  Thank Erin188569
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is where Robert Burns died and some rooms have been set up to show what it may have looked like in those last few years of the poet's life. He had come up in the world as he was employed by the customs and...More

3  Thank Kirkcaldylad
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