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Our GPS took us to the parking lot for the Robert Burns Centre when we were actually looking for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
Very Good

Nice upstairs exhibition , with great detailed information on the working life of Burns and his... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
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Robert Burns Centre Mill Road, Dumfries DG2 7BE, Scotland
+44 1387 264808
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Reviewed 6 August 2015

A visit to the centre, the museum, his house and his mausoleum gives you a great insight into the man and his times - highly recommended.

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Reviewed 8 July 2013

This needs a good shake-up. It needs to capture in signage, explanation, audio the romance, the devilry, the genius of Burns. This is locked into 1950s curating. The staff care but are poorly trained.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a bit disappointed as the once fabulous restaurant has now closed. The exhibits are upstairs and are all in one room. There is a timeline of Burns life and a model of Dumfries as it was in his lifetime. Some interesting personal items...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our GPS took us to the parking lot for the Robert Burns Centre when we were actually looking for Robert Burns house, which I don't believe has a parking lot at all. But how lucky were we to have made the error? We walked across...More

Thank geismom
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Free admission. Display looked a little old as it was very word-heavy. A lot of objects were missing for conservation, with notes saying they hoped to have them back 'in May' - not sure if they'd missed the 2018 deadline or the conservation team were...More

Thank DonnaGetMeStarted
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Nice upstairs exhibition , with great detailed information on the working life of Burns and his family

Thank tattie_boagle
Reviewed 27 August 2018

the Robert burns books submitted by Ian Burns are going on display here not at the museum.. this may already have happened will check and inform you later.

Thank BillK1282
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Visited the museum - being refurbished so not a great deal to see. Very friendly staff. Didn't realise there was a good little cinema too but they do mainstream and arthouse stuff - a welcome find and pretty comfortable.

Thank DrewBusby
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Visited the Burns cinema last week to see the film, The Book Club. The film was very good and my wife and I really enjoyed ourselves. Unfortunately the Cinema was far too warm for me! It wasn’t even hot outside but I needed to go...More

Thank Franmaz
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We visit this little cinema regularly to watch the latest films. The staff are friendly and helpful. It is very easy to pre-book tickets either by visiting the film theatre or now also bookings can be made online. The cinema is not large but for...More

Thank A M C
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Nice little Film Theatre on the banks of the River Nith, It shows films old and new, you can even book for a kids party, an adults party or have a private screening of what ever film you want to bring.

Thank Kristian L
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Be it the casual visitor or a dedicated researcher you will find what you need here. The staff are knowledgeable and helpful.

Thank Ronnie S
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