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Robert Burns House

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Address: Burns Street, Dumfries DG1 2PS, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1387 255297
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The home in which national poet Robert Burns spent his last years.

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Well worth a visit

This must have been quite a good house to have back in Burns day. It is quite spacious and is full of Burns memorabilia. Definitely a must see for people interested in the life of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 November 2016
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This must have been quite a good house to have back in Burns day. It is quite spacious and is full of Burns memorabilia. Definitely a must see for people interested in the life of Robert Burns.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Before going I had no idea into his later life and found it captivating. A great historical site and a must visit whilst in Dumfries.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Having visited various Robert Burns museums relating to his early years in Ayrshire, it was so interesting to see where he spent the latter part of his life. Would recommend to anyone with an interest in Rabbie Burns. Very helpful and knowledgeable member of staff.

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

By a sheer coincidence, we were in the house in which Robert Burns died on the 220th anniversary on 21st July 1796. Fairly quiet when we arrived, the curator and his assistant were able to spend some time showing us round a museum that had changed dramatically since my last visit 10 years earlier. Well laid out and informative, it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Great historical site. Well kept and friendly staff. No entrance fee but worth making a donation. Has a small gift shop. Steps to upper floor but easily climbed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

What a surprise.Sunday lunch with a difference. A tapas style menu with a Sunday roast feel. The main difference the flavour was there but not the heavy stomach once enjoyed.

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Well worth a visit. Although compact it has two floors of Burns memorabilia which deserve time to study. Theres no charge but donations are accepted and it would be churlish not to give a good amount for this little gem of a museum

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Thank Tony S
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This modest dwelling is well laid out with authentic items both written and furniture used by Burns. It was warm and inviting, nicely lit. Gave a real feeling of his having lived there.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I am from Scotland but I still managed to learn more interesting facts about Robert Burns, our bard, and his family. The curator at the desk enjoyed a chat and was helpful.

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Braemar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

found out the Burns House and paid a visit, lots of information on robert burns poems and songs, very interesting.

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