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Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

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Address: Murdoch's Lone Alloway | Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ, Scotland
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Birthplace of poet Robert Burns.

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A worthwhile visit, very educational and interactive. A worthwhile activity especially if you are a member of the national trust Visited April 2017

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A worthwhile visit, very educational and interactive. A worthwhile activity especially if you are a member of the national trust Visited April 2017

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susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this review

Hi We are really pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit and found it a learning experience as well as enjoyable. Thanks for taking the time to write a review More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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175 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The scottish #1 writer ! This place has to be visited. The life of Robert Burns is very well presented and explained. The Museum has a great restaurant, a big parking, souvenir shops.

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susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit, thanks for leaving a review More 

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50 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a marvelous location and facility. We have visited a few times over the past few months, and each offers a different aspects on Burns. What a fabulous representation of all things Burns for all ages and nationalities. Knowledgeable, welcoming staff. Fabulous layout. Good gift shop, nothing tacky here. Price point for all visitors and all ages. Cafe is a... More 

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susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review, look forward to welcoming you back again soon! More 

St Cyrus, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A worthwhile visit, very educational and interactive. A little overpriced but is a worthwhile activity.

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Susan C, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, regards comments about price have you considered becoming an NTS member? this would allow you free admission to all National Trust for Scotland properties and represents great value especially for families. More 

New Cumnock, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good eye opener of a day at this place. Usually go to culzean castle but tried here instead. It was a pleasant surprise. Nice staff and a generally nice place. Food and cafe look great as well. This place would be ideal in the better weather lovely to walk round very close to the brig o doon. A must... More 

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Susan C, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so glad you enjoyed your visit, keep an eye out for our other events happening over the summer some geared for families and Upside Doon our festival celebrating music with a Scot's accent! More 

Monmouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is small but fascinating with loads to entertain the kids interactively but lots of information for adults. A fascinating insight into Burns and why he has become an iconic figure. Has inspired me to dip into his works. Well done National Trust again.

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Susan C, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this review

Thank you. So happy that you feel inspired.... it's what we hope will happen! More 

Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live locally to Alloway, and I visit the Burns Museum a lot, mainly for a visit to the cafe. The museum itself is very well designed, it is full of history and gives you a weird feeling of nostalgia. If you are interested in Burns, I would highly recommend this museum and definitely take a walk to the Burns... More 

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susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us, please speak to our Catering Manager Steven Mackie on your next visit as we look like the opportunity to discuss your concerns about pricing in the café. We have as you would expect undertaken competitive shopping comparisons with other local eatiers and believe we are competitive, we also offer a number... More 

London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not what I expected,full of history and nostalga and very informative inside. If honest was expecting something much older and in line with the era of Burns (bit like the royal mile in Edinburgh).

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Susan C, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this review

Thank you, we are glad you enjoyed your visit and although it wasn't quite what you expected we hope we have exceeded your original expectations More 

Glenrothes
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94 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great museum with lots of Rabbie Burns material, a good shop and a well thought out and spacious cafe. There are garden walks down to Brig o Doon and you can then walk along the Poets Path to Burns's family cottage. All in all a good afternoon out.

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Susan C, Visitor Services Manager. at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this review

Thank you, it's great to get good feedback! More 

Ayr, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see for anyone interested in Rabbie Burns, not only packed with information but it is a beautiful area and well worth a visit

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susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review, so glad you enjoyed your visit! More 

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