Thursday, 2 December 2010

Opening Soon! Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

From 1 December 2010, groups can visit Scotland’s new, international hub for Burns heritage. A bold, state of the art, eco friendly museum will house the most important Burns collection in the world where technology blends with precious historic items giving visitors a fantastic new insight into the life and legacy of one of the world’s most iconic writers. The new museum is the focal point in a beautifully landscaped park where visitors can also:

Cross the picturesque Brig o’ Doon (from the famous epic poem Tam o’ Shanter)

Visit the 18th-century thatched cottage where Burns was born

  • Climb the Burns monument and explore the atmospheric Auld Kirk of Alloway
  • Meet the famous ‘Mouse’ on Poet’s Walk – perfect photo opportunity!
  • Relax in the Trust’s new120-cover licensed cafe serving delicious Scottish dishes and light bites
  • Choose from an exclusive new range of Burns branded gifts reflecting his life and work
  • Receive free Destination Leaflet *with map (included in admission)

The new park also features improved signage, more parking space, and easier access for coaches and groups. Prices from £5.25. Open all year.

Take your group on a Burns 7-Day Trail with the National Trust for Scotland’s flexible Discover Tickets.

For more information visit www.nts.org.uk/discover, email traveltrade@nts.org.uk or telephone 0844 493 2104 (+44 131 243 9304 from outside the UK).

*available in French, German, Spanish and Italian

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