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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 11th September 2024 - 4th June 2025

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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A Blether O Books: Scotland Through Literature

26th October 2024 - 27th October 2024

Join the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum this October as they welcome a selection of authors in this celebration of Scottish literature!

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