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Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Ayr

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Learn about Scotland's most famous bard at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. The museum holds the world's most important Burns collection, containing more than 5,500 manuscripts, books, personal artifacts, correspondence, and artwork relating to Burns. Visit the cottage that was the birthplace of Scotland's favorite son. The two-roomed clay and thatch cottage, built in 1759, gives you a true sense of life in 18th-century Scotland. The restaurant and cafe feature traditional Scottish food. The museum is wheelchair accessible, but there's a bit of a walk between the outdoor exhibits. Plan to see Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ayr itinerary maker.
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4.6
  • Second visit the moore tour, well worth the second visit to the museum and birth place of the famous rabbi burns and visited centre  more »
  • Was like going back in time..Quite amazing how people lived then .... and survived....He was quite a lad Robbie Burns...do not know how people travelled way back then...must have been so hard....  more »
  • Place was very modern, clean and nice. Interesting with pictures and stories. Not too far from Burns Cottage which we visited too.  more »
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  • Good parking lovely grounds good restaurant meals or snacks food prices good nice cakes and coffee staff excellent
  • A nice little place to experience how Rabbie Burns lived in his days. A pretty little garden perfect for a sunny day. No parking is available
  • A place of genius. Lovely, well kept grounds and a wealth of history to discover. Easy parking and everything within easy walking distance. Lovely shop and restaurant, staff pleasant and helpful.
  • Extremely interesting and well kept. Lucky to be there on a sunny day.
  • Visit Scotland....... Visit Robert Burns cottage..... (not to be missed as part of the important heritage of the country)

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The center of the city opens up to the New Bridge and Gothic Town Hall. Hotels and inns fill this central area and provide convenient access to cultural and historical attractions. The center is split by the River Ayr, which joins the sea at the harbor. Accommodations along the river or coast are near the city center and provide spectacular views.
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