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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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Murdoch's Lone Alloway | Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Brilliant.Conveys the very essence of Burns.Provides a very informative service.Also has a very good cafe .

Thank tomandmuriel
susan_RBBM, Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you, glad you found the Museum relevant and enjoyed the cafe

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a wonderful museum with originals of Burns' writings and an informative background to many of his famous works. It also has many historical items to provide the backdrop to the era and some interactive exhibits. We ended up spending much longer here than...More

Thank Anne H
susan_RBBM, Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, it's great to hear that you managed to take in all of the site and found lots to interest you, it's always lovely to hear that people get more out of their visit than they...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The children and I were back for the second year of this event and had an even better time than the first time around! This year the event had less happening but was much better-organised and we stayed right until the end when they had...More

Thank TamaraCampbell
susan_RBBM, Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. This is actually a South Ayrshire Council event which we host on their behalf but it is great to hear that you enjoyed it and were able to stay for the lighting of the Wickerman. Keep an eye on Facebook...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The birthplace centre is a nice addition to the cottage along the road, nice cafe on the premises as well.

Thank Davie C
susan_RBBM, Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving your review, glad you enjoyed your visit and were pleased with the café. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here yesterday and the cold crisp weather was ideal to look at all of the outside attractions including Burns Cottage. My 6yr old has been learning about Burns at school and really enjoyed the exhibition. Plenty for adults and kids to interact with, even...More

Thank kar84
susan_RBBM, Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we hope you visited the Cottage and Auld Kirk as well, if not that's something different for your next visit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Birthday treat for me (25th Jan) found both the Museum and the Birthplace very interesting. The food in the Cafe was excellent and the spontaneous corus on Happy Birthday from another visiting party, was the Icing on the cake (with thanks for the Guide for...More

Thank diannesellick
susan_RBBM, Guest Relations Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

How lovely to hear that you enjoyed your visit and made us part of your Birthday celebrations, we hope you will visit us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here in January 2018 as part of our holiday weekend. I was overwhelmed by the volume of artifacts and the information given. Guiding only the four of us was a woman volunteer who made sense of every exhibit, putting everything into a context...More

Thank JamesClare1955
susan_RBBM, other at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you we are absolutely delighted to receive such a wonderful review, we are very lucky to have a dedicated team of volunteers guides who delight in taking tours at the Museum and the Cottage on the weekends, I will make sure they see your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here as part of a group, some from Sweden, as part of a weekend celebrating Robert Burns. We found the museum and its exhibits very interesting. We also visited the cafe whilst we where there and all enjoyed excellent food.

Thank KW1973
susan_RBBM, Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving a review, we are glad we enjoyed your visit and your weekend went well!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to take the kids. Lots for them to do. Good cafe/restaurant plus plenty to do roundabouts with gardens , cottage, Kirk Alloway, and Brig o’ Doon

Thank Markhag1
susan_RBBM, other at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you , glad you enjoyed your visit, I hope the weather was kind and the children were able to get out into the play park in the museum garden, if not hope to see you soon for them to try it out!

Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Although this is only a few miles from home it has been a long time since we visited. Restaurant/ cafe first class, bread was either baked on premises or of that quality. Museum, not a lot of changes but an enjoyable visit. Shop, lots to...More

Thank ianinayr
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for a lovely review, so glad you visiting us again and found the changes positive. We hope you won't leave long next time, we have lots of events coming up around Burns Night including the World Haggis Hurling Competition on 28th January so...More

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ricardo6677
21 December 2017|
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Response from susan_RBBM | Property representative |
Hello There is a reciprocal agreement which allows National Trust members worldwide to use their cards to gain entry to National Trust for Scotland properties, so the answer is yes, you can use your National Trust card to... More
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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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