Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
Murdoch's Lone, Alloway, Ayr, KA7 4PQ
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Robert Burns Birthplace Museum offers a truly unique encounter with Scotland’s favourite son. The museum comprises the famous Burns Cottage where the poet was born, the historic landmarks where he set his greatest work, the elegant monument and gardens created in his honour and a modern museum housing the world’s most important collection of his life and works.

Personalised tours can be booked for an extra £1 per person on top of the admission fee.

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Reviews & features

Ayrshire food trail: Robert Burns food and drink trail

20 Jul 2018

Food and drink locations around Ayrshire with connection to the life, work and inspiration of Ayrshire-born Scottish poet Robert Burns

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Haggis's poster boy

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Robert Burns still lends a hand with food tourism, with attractions including express Burns Suppers

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