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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 2 days ago

The part of the museum that we saw is beautifully designed and has a wonderful trove of original documents, as well as a collection of recorded Robert Burns songs. And it's kind of a relief as a tourist to Scotland to encounter a Scottish hero...More

Thank Zxcvbmm
Reviewed 2 days ago

however for those who are not, there are still many items of interest. Park at either Burns Cottage, or the Birthplace Museum and it is short stroll between the two along a "poet's path". The museum is well laid out. The seating is far to...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The house gives a good idea of how things were and different aspects of where Burns got some of his inspirations from

Thank malc444
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for leaving your review, we do hope you managed to visit the Museum as well as the Birthplace Cottage and had time to visit the other parts of the site and local landmarks as well?

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to visit for a stroll around soaking up history. For all lovers of Burns or just somewhere to stroll and relax.

Thank bodrum9
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, glad you enjoy visiting.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very well set up. Take the time with the old language really takes you into the time machine. Many original documents well worth stop. ThanksMore

1  Thank James m
Susan C, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad to hear you had a good visit. We are always looking at ways to share Scots Language and encourage people to learn more. It's the language Burns often wrote in and grew up with. We have even managed to incorporate it into our new...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even the locals can learn something new here, i now did! A good place to visit for an afternoon......More

Thank screwdriver32
Susan C, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, as a team at the Museum we find we are also always learning. We have quite a lot of different events from the opening of our new Children's playground, Craft Fairs and The Guid Food Market and lots of Halloween events so we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by on a weekend when there was a special food event on. The car park was full and an employee was at the entrance telling everyone to park on the lane next to Alloway Parish Church. There was never going to be enough...More

Thank mcmonScotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the grounds,garden and tower. Pop in with just a short visit but enjoyed a cafe with tasty food and although busy but very friendly and patient staff.We had a really nice walk ,unfortunately we did not visit the museum itself due to being...More

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

Glad you enjoyed your visit to the Gardens, Monument and Café, sorry to hear that you ran out of time (people often underestimate how long they can spend with us) but we do hope you can come back to visit the rest of the site...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a state of the art museum that has won awards. I was very impressed with its layout as well as content. It's very interactive with wonderful artifacts. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to this museum and learned a great deal more about...More

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

Thank you The design of the Museum aims to encourage people to learn about or consider aspect's of his life and fame that they may not have considered or encountered before so it is pleasing to here that you fell you left us knowing a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ticket covers the cottage (birthplace) and the museum, a short walk along the road. The cottage consists of the barn, byre, sitting room and kitchen. We had a guide who made things more interesting, but really it us all imagination, visualising a family living...More

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

Thank you for a very comprehensive and informative review, glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and managed to take in the whole site.

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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
29 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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