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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Murdoch's Lone Alloway | Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went last week with our 2 and 7 years old kids, my eldest especially enjoyed it as they did burns as a topic at school earlier in the year. Man at the booth at the cottage was really informative, the little oversized golf buggy type...More

Thank mcd1981
Reviewed 2 days ago

Took the grandchildren to the Burns Museum, what a surprise this was, it has free parking, entrance was very reasonable, the museum exhibition was really good and had plenty of interaction sections for all to enjoy, the descriptions on each section really helped you understand...More

Thank Lizhobson11
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a purpose built modern museum close by to Burns birthplace which you buy a combined ticket for . You can easily walk between the two places (10 minutes? ) through a very pretty garden with sculptures or you can ride on a little...More

Thank JANDDBritinParis
Reviewed 4 days ago

The fairly recent museum is the ideal place for a comprehensive history of Robert Burns and his works, within a few minutes walk of his birthplace, Alloway Kirk and the bridge of Tam O'Shanter fame. There is plentiful parking adjacent to the museum. The museum...More

Thank 3xGrandit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Alloway last Saturday. Both of us (hubby especially) are lovers of Rabbie Burns poetry, so this was a special treat. The museum was creatively laid out, with different colours representing different themes. There where audios you could listen to, which had people reciting...More

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

Thank you, delighted that you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit to Museum and Burns Cottage with mum in a wheelchair. Museum parking was great all areas were all on the flat and easily accessible, entrance, toilets, cafe, shop, museum, gardens - all on the flat. The beautiful museum building and surrounding area is pleasing...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review we are so glad you enjoyed your visit and found everything easily accessible. We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went along with friends on a beautiful summers day. First we went to the cottage where Robbie was born and lived until age 7. Then walked along poets path taking in the haggis and mouse statues along with the weather vane sculptures depicting highlights...More

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

Thank you for an informed review, sorry to hear about suspected pickpocket, am not aware of a report of this and it's something we would like to follow up, please could you email me Slcolquhoun@nts.org.uk with more details. Many thanks

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the train to ayr and a short bus journey out to alloway ( I could have easily walked it from the train station ) and We spent hours walking around firstly the cottage .then the museum and gardens plus the memorial and the...More

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

So glad that you enjoyed your visit, hope to see you back again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must visit . Professional in every aspect. You don't have to be a Burns fanatic to enjoy this Museum it is so authentic in every way. Do include the restaurant and gardens close by. All designed and run by the National Trust...More

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

Thank you so glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Plenty to do and see for Kids and Adults. Museum is really interesting and cafe/restaurant has lots to choose from and lots of space for wheelchairs n prams etc. Outdoors is interesting too.

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

Thank you

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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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