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Burns House Museum

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Burnside Cottage Mauchline Road | Ayrshire, Mauchline KA5 6QH, Scotland
+44 1290 550045
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Interesting visit, with video of Burns life

4 of us visited. Friendly young lady showed us around and was very knowledgeable, thank you. Small... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alan H
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Durham, United Kingdom
Robbie Burns

Lovely village of Alloway where Burns lived and the museum is so interesting and informative - you... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
diane b
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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Burnside Cottage Mauchline Road | Ayrshire, Mauchline KA5 6QH, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

4 of us visited. Friendly young lady showed us around and was very knowledgeable, thank you. Small museum across the road of minature wood boxes and curling. Burns museum car park close by with cobbled walkway around old town to the museum. But - such...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely village of Alloway where Burns lived and the museum is so interesting and informative - you can even sing along to 'Auld Langs Syne' Lots of interactive exhibits especially for children Tasty and reasonably priced menu at cafe - obviously neeps an tatties with...More

Thank diane b
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Excellent and thought provoking introductory film and interesting displays. Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank lategeographer
Reviewed 25 August 2016

At the Burns House Museum, a charming small place in Mauchline, (they might be closed briefly at lunch time.) pick up a copy of "Robert Burns Blue Plaque Guide", a map with brief notations showing 23 Burns related Mauchline locations, all within walking distance. Our...More

Thank Ernest U
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Lots of his story, possessions, writings, memorabilia. Could spend a couple of hours there. Ticket also admits you to his house- 5 minute walk away via a beautiful park.

Thank Plutoquinny
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Really enjoyable, interesting visit with plenty material to read. the video was first class being very informative and enlightening. The young lady was very helpful, pleasant and courteous, really impressed by her as obvious knew her job very well and made me feel very helpful....More

Thank Classgordon53
Reviewed 12 June 2016

It does not look an inspiring museum, ticked in behind some houses in Mauchine. However, it houses some interesting information about Robert Burns and his life that have been presented in a very appropriate and sensible way for both old and young visitors. Well worth...More

Thank Mzee-Iain
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Interesting spot and very informative. Excellent, convenient location with free parking and lovely short walk to the museum.

Thank Rosemarie B
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

An open day was on and we popped in with a young child. Lots of local history about Burns and activities for the wee one. Had a nice time.

Thank dmax66
Reviewed 1 April 2016

This museum was visited as an after thought because a planned trip to the Batchelors Club at Tarbolton was shut as a result time was short for us and therefore we couldn't spend as long as was needed to fully appreciate the wealth of information...More

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