It was in this house in Dumfries that Robert Burns lived the last three years of his life until his death here in 1796. The home is full of artefacts which belonged to the Bard.
Scotland’s national bard spent his last years in this simple sandstone house, dying here in 1796. The home, with its extensive range of artefacts, is a key pilgrimage site for Burns enthusiasts from around the world. Over the years it has attracted many famous visitors including the poets Wordsworth, Coleridge and Keats. View original manuscripts and some of Burns’ personal belongings. See his desk and chair in the study where he created some of his finest works and take in the atmosphere of the kitchen as the heart of the home.
Access to Burns House is via steps.
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