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Burns House Museum

Burnside Cottage Mauchline Road | Ayrshire, Mauchline KA5 6QH, Scotland
+44 1290 550045
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Clearly Rabbie had many connections here and this museum sets out in a clear and accessible way... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Mike S
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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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Burns tour 2017

We toured Scotland intending to stop at as many Burns related sites as we could. This was one of... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Kermit403
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Coaldale, Canada
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Burnside Cottage Mauchline Road | Ayrshire, Mauchline KA5 6QH, Scotland
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+44 1290 550045
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Clearly Rabbie had many connections here and this museum sets out in a clear and accessible way much of his past as well as something of the local manufacturing in the area, especially the granite stones used for curling which are still made in the...More

Thank Mike S
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

We toured Scotland intending to stop at as many Burns related sites as we could. This was one of those sites, and after strolling over to Poosie Nansies Jolly Beggars House and stepping inside there, we wandered through the Kirkyard stopping and paying respects to...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

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
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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

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

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

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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
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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.

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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
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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
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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
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