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Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

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Murdoch's Loan, Alloway KA7 4PQ, Scotland
+44 1292 443700
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

well laid out and excellent history, lovely cafe to have a break after a enjoying the walk between the cottage, the Auld brig and Kirk, the gardens werK superb

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mmgworkshop
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Nice cafe with a good selection. Staff were good, service good and the food was fine. Reasonably priced as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brian B
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This is a fine museum and worthy of preservation as the place of birth of our national poet. Everything is nicely reconstructed to give a glimpse of what life was like back then. There's a nice sculpture depicting the final scene from Tam O'Shanter, a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 11 February 2018

This is a typical old scottish cottage from a bygone era but it is wonderful to visit a place with so much historical value. We have been here on a number of occasions but it is much better to do the full tour of Alloway...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank TamaraCampbell
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Didn’t know about this until searched for things to do. Didn’t know a lot about Robert Burns but after visiting this excellent, informative museum I am so interested in Robert Burns. Lots of original artefacts, well laid out and the most amazing volunteers. They know...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 337karlf
Reviewed 24 November 2017

So many original Burns artifacts, personal belongings, letters, manuscripts, even his old guitar. Spent a long time wandering around trying to take everything in. Went next to his cottage which we were told was just a 10 minute walk. Suggest use the car, it's further...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank terencek2
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Dropped into RBBM as we wanted a cup of tea and a wander round the shop to see if they had anything different for Xmas presents. As always, there were plenty of unique items for sale so purchases were made and another couple of items...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Have been here several times over the years and would certainly recommend this a place to visit you can spend many hours reading and looking at all the history.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Delightful town with a number of sites to see relative to Robert Burns. See the birthplace, the museum, the gardens, etc. Good way to spend 2 or 3 hours. The area is very well kept and nice. When we were there it wasn't crowded so...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RC30319
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We started at the museum & spent quite a bit of time looking at all the exhibits. It is a bit dark in there, but the reason is explained. Lots of interesting stuff to see, with quite a bit of reading involved if you want...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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