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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
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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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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here 12th October 17. The experience is quite an eye opener in as much as, the amount of writing done by this one man, has reached so many people that don't realise he wrote it. In the exhibition are a lot of the Robert...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Burns birthplace and museum is a well preserved and interesting site. Guides are well "versed" in the literature, life and adventures of Robert Burns and is well worth the trip

Thank TeddyD673
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you, we are very pleased you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited Ayr and the burns cottage we thought it only fitting to attend at the museum. Good interactive things for kids to get involved in and displays and items were a delight to see. There is also a walk outside where there are sculptures...More

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

Thank you for leaving a review we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit and found something to interest everyone in the family.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a coffee at the Robert Burns Museum yesterday with our grandchildren and they were delighted with the new children's play area! A miniature Burns Cottage ( they live right opposite the real Burns Cottage in Alloway!) great activity area, great food in restaurant...More

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

Thank you! It's great to hear that we impressed your grandchildren we often find children are the hardest to please so to know the miniature cottage met with their approval is great. We hope to see you all back soon, did you see the Clouts...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit as part of the whole Alloway/Burns pilgrimage. It oozes atmosphere as you imagine the young Burns and his family living in this modest house. There are stables and cheesemaking equipment, and the rooms in the house set up as in Burns’ day....More

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

Glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope you managed to spend some time in the Museum as well as your ticket covers both sites. Thank you for leaving your review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum / historic childhood home of Robert Burns is worth a visit if you are in the area. Well-laid out, with a golf cart tram to bring you from the house to the museum, we found the staff fun and knowledgeable and the exhibits...More

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

Thank you, hope you'll come back and visit us again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole Robert Burns experience (the cottage, museum, gardens, memorial, and bridge walk) was a great learning experience. I had heard of Robert Burns but had not spent ant time reading his background of his writings. The museum allowed me to do this in very...More

Thank CathyB1964
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for a lovely review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us. Did you managed to see our Clouts and Claes Exhibition (runs until February 27th 2018) which is a great insight into what Burns and his family would have worn,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a truly fantastic day out for all ages. First class facilities throughout the attraction which has recently been enhanced with a fabulous children’s play park. Food in the cafeteria caters for all and the specialities are top restaurant standard. Inside and outside this...More

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

Thank you for a great review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Robert Burns was a truly remarkable person and it’s great to see this museum life up to that. Go on a nice summers day as you will then really enjoy the outdoor gardens which are beautiful.

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

thank you I will feed back your comments about the gardens to our Gardeners who will be delighted you enjoyed visiting them.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I am a member of NTS which would get me into the museum for free and I was in the area, I thought I'd pop in. I didn't think I'd be particularly interested but how wrong I was. Such an interesting exhibition, so imaginatively...More

Thank Essbee53
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are in the process of reviewing our destination guide which includes the map, so with your comments in mind I will revisit the trail, this was looked at last year but we have realised some further tweaks might be...More

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Crazymoo2804
23 May 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
28 March 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
1 September 2015|
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Response from susan_RBBM | Property representative |
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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