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The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

  • Ayr
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries, Tourist Attractions

Attraction Information

The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum is an ideal family destination. The displays within the main museum exhibition and Burns cottage include plenty of hands-on and interactive exhibits and various installations around the museum site are bound to delight young and old visitors alike. It's not just Robert Burns for kids, parents will be just as fascinated.

Kid's meals are always on offer in the restaurant, which includes a play corner, and there is an outdoor play area in the main museum gardens. All of the shops deliberately stock plenty of affordable pocket money items as well as children's books by some of Scotland's best children's writers.

On the Poet's Path walking trail keep an eye out for the amazing statue of a 2 metre high mouse!

Opening hours

1 April – 30 September Daily 10.00am - 5.30pm 1 October – 23 December Daily 10.00am - 5.00pm


Adult: £9.00 Concession: £7.00 Family (2 adults): £22.00 Family (1 adult): £17.00

Travel & Contact Information


Murdochs Lone, Alloway, Ayr, Ayrshire and Arran, KA7 4PQ, Scotland

Phone number

0844 493 2601



Click here to visit The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Male, female and disabled toilets plus baby changing facilities are on site.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

The Museum Cafe sells a range of meals and snacks all freshly prepared using locallly sourced ingredients wherever possible. There is also delicious home baking, tea and coffee with indoor and outdoor seating areas.

Yes, The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

No, The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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