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Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Set in 10 acres of Burns' beloved Alloway countryside, the museum provides a unique encounter with Scotland's favourite son!

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

About Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

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Visitors can follow the poet's life and legacy, from his birth in the humble cottage built by his father, to the phenomenal output of songs and music that captured the world's imagination.

Immersive sound and light installations, films and interactive media and contemporary art commissions help to interpret and enhance the historic landscape and collection, which includes original manuiscripts of Burns' most famous works, such as Auld Lang Syne and Tam o' Shanter.

Upcoming Events at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Highlight Talks

Selected dates between 13th September 2023 - 26th June 2024

On selected days throughout the year the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and volunteers hold a Highlight Talk exploring the life and works of Robert Burns!

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Easter Egg Trail at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

29th March 2024 - 1st April 2024

Make this an Easter to remember and share special moments with your loved ones by taking part in Robert Burns Birthplace Museum's annual Easter Egg Trail!

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