Robert Burns Birthplace Museum


Murdoch's Lone,, Alloway, Ayr, Ayrshire, KA7 4PQ

    The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum offers a truly unique encounter with Scotland's favourite son.

    Start your visit in the museum building and enjoy this 21st century tribute to Burns. It houses the world's most important collection of Burns' original works and personal belongings, in a bright and modern building. The museum has an attractive cafe serving light meals and refreshments and shop with a wide selection of unique gifts and souvenirs. Look out for exhibitions and events throughout the year.

    After visiting the museum, visit the birthplace of Scotland's national poet; why not explore the Burns Monument in Kilmarnock, the Brig o'Doon or Alloway's Auld Kirk. 

    This site is in the care of the National Trust for Scotland, one of Scotland's leading conservation charities, and admission is free to members.

    One ticket provides admission to the whole Robert Burns Birthplace Museum site or become a member when you visit and enjoy free access to all Trust properties for a year.

    5 Visitor Attraction
    Unassisted wheelchair access Green Tourism Gold
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Wedding Services

    • Civil Ceremony
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Reception Facilities
    • Religious Ceremony
    • Romantic Location

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Special Requirements

    • Groups Welcome

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Paisley take train to Ayr.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Glasgow Airport by rail to Ayr about 1 hour. Bus from Ayr to Alloway about 10 minutes. From Glasgow Airport by car follow A77 to Stranraer passing Ayr and turn right into Alloway following brown tourist signs.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Cairnryan take A77 to Alloway.

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