Learning about Robert Burns at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum is designed to be fun, engaging and interactive. We cater for all age groups and abilities. Our learning resources have been written specifically to meet Curriculum for Excellence attainment levels, and our learning approaches are interdisciplinary and interactive, which place your students at the centre of the learning experience.
For primary schools we offer a combination of workshops about Robert Burns for children and guided tours. We also support teachers with a self-led teachers pack and post workshop follow-up activities
For secondary schools we offer a bespoke workshop planning service, specialist-led workshops and a guided tour service
For Teachers we offer free placement and CPD opportunities. To arrange one please call 01292 430315 or email
Thanks to generous support from the Scottish Government we are able to offer a transport subsidy to schools wishing to visit the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Schools can claim 75% of their transport costs up to a maximum of £250. Follow this link for the Subsidy Form
To book a visit please call Bookings Officer Shona Clifford on 0844 493 2601 or email
Click here to download a brochure describing what's on for schools at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum.
An inter-active programme called Robert Burns and Auld Lang Syne is available on Promethean Planet website.
The programme and image pack have been created by learning staff at RBBM, with the support of NTS Learning Services. The inter-active is suitable for Second Level pupils upwards (and can be adapted for First Level pupils).