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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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+44 844 493 2601
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had not visited here before but it is a popular destination for people from around the world. There is a big welcoming entrance with plenty of merchandise to tempt. The exhibition itself we found rather poorly lit (because of protecting artefacts) but it was...More

Thank Mike S
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Glad to hear you had a good visit and managed to see everything, thank you for taking the time to write your review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a place Robert Burns has in Scottish history and died so young before 40. His house even though large for the time was still cramped and accommodated farm animals as well so imagine the aroma. Windows were small because of a window tax which...More

Thank beheaded c
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Wow, what a comprehensive and informative review! I will let Allan know that you enjoyed his tour, our volunteer guides work very hard and do help bring the cottage to life. I hope you managed to take in a Museum Highlights Tour as well. these...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is a lovely place to visit if you are a Burns fan. Very informative, and set up to easily navigate your way around. The gift shop has more stuff to purchase, than most gift shops, and I purchased several items to take home....More

Thank Maclebon M
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, good to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this place - so much to see and understand. I knew a lot about Burns, but learnt so much more.

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

So lovely to hear that you enjoyed your visit and that you feel that you leaft us having learned from your visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a nice pleasant place for lunch, good gift shop with interesting items. Restaurant usually had a good choice of light snacks, scones, cakes etc, very disabled friendly, excellent for wheelchairs. All on the level with good parking and nice gardens at the back of...More

Thank Keith J
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, we are lucky that being a relatively new build we were able to design the building to be accessible but we continue to look at ways to make us even more accessible. One of our most recent ideas is to incorporate an accessible...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set in Alloway, the history of Robert Burns is well documented, and well worth a visit! Loved the Brig o Doon and the auks Kirk!

Thank Julia G
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, you obviously managed to take in all the elements of the sight and it's good to hear that you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff lovely. Food very good especially the breakfast selections. Good value for money. If you can get in before 10.30 as coach yours start to arrive.More

Thank redannette27
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoy our breakfast rolls We try to work with local suppliers as much as possible and I am delighted to be able to tell you our bacon is Ayrshire's finest supplied by Robertsons, our eggs come from a local farmer and egg producer...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly and efficient restaurant staff. Particularly impressed by pretty shy young lady Cleo. A credit to the National Trust.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit when in Ayr I would recommend a good half day There is the cottage to visit Then the museum and then make time to walk round grounds and the monument plus the brig o Doon Plenty to keep you interested

Thank Martin J
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed my time in the museum. well worth a visit, lovely little cafe too. The interactive games to keep the kids entertained is a nice touch.

Thank Rosepew
susan_RBBM, Visitor Services Manager at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you , we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and the kids enjoyed the interactive displays.....hope you tried them too? we always say everyone should have a go, they are not just for kids! Hope to see you back again soon....

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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
28 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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JamesLyon1984
1 September 2015|
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Response from susan_RBBM | Property representative |
Hello Dogs are welcome in the Museum and Cottage Gardens if kept on a lead, we have tables and chairs outside at the museum café so you can still enjoy coffee or a meal accompanied by your 4 legged friends
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