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Robert Burns Centre

Robert Burns Centre Mill Road, Dumfries DG2 7BE, Scotland
+44 1387 264808
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Very interesting and informative

This centre was well laid out, the information was clear and their was a very interesting model of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Muriel W
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Skipton, United Kingdom
Well Worth A Visit

This small museum houses a wealth of interesting artefacts and information about Scotland's most... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DisabledFriendly
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Darwen, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“his life” (8 reviews)
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Robert Burns Centre Mill Road, Dumfries DG2 7BE, Scotland
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+44 1387 264808
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This centre was well laid out, the information was clear and their was a very interesting model of Dumfries at the time Robert Burns lived there. He did so much it's hard to believe he was only 37 when he died.

Thank Muriel W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small museum houses a wealth of interesting artefacts and information about Scotland's most famous Poet. For Disabled visitors there is a Disabled Parking bay in the car park and a ramp up to the entrance. The building has a Disabled toilet at the back...More

Thank DisabledFriendly
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Learnt some interesting facts about the great bard, his background, local exploits and employment as a tax assessor. There is a wee cinema and tea rooms in the building, along with a gift shop to collect some great words on tea towels, fridge magnets and...More

Thank WeeSteeMcG
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This museum in an old water mill is on the Robert Burns trail and is well worth visiting. The museum has many objects that belonged to Burns and they are well presented. The information boards are good too. The cafe on the ground floor is...More

Thank donnison44
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This museum is in a building on the north side of the River Nith and can be taken in on a short circuit of the area starting and finishing at White Sands. Many good exhibits and information about Robert Burns, is life in general and...More

Thank Iain S
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We popped in to have a look at the Robert Burns Museum which is free to visit – it is based in an eighteenth century watermill by the side of the river. Burns died when he was only 37 and lived the last part of...More

Thank vivEngland
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The Robert Burns Centre is situated within a rather smart old building on the river bank. The building now hosts a cinema and cafe as well as the Burns exhibition and the staff are pleasant and helpful. The Burns exhibition isn't particularly extensive but has...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 16 January 2017

A well written and interesting exhibition, with a good overview of Burns's life. Little on his actual work, which was a shame, and the exhibits are a bit old and tired ("Interest in Burns is high in the Soviet Union"). Still, for a free exhibition...More

Thank cuccir
Reviewed 3 October 2016

To find out the history of Rabbie Burns then this is the place. It's free and you won't be disappointed. Exhibition well set out.

Thank George D
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Wow! What a fantastic place. Everything you want to know about Robert Burns. Over 2 floors filled with information and some original work. Very much enjoyed my afternoon there. Nice cafe inside with fresh coffee. Friendly staff too.

Thank Denise P
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