The Real Burns
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We're bringing Burns to life!
The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum holds the world's largest collection of artefacts relating to Scotland's bard and our exciting new project is bringing Scotland’s Bard to life.
You can discover the collection using the Object Explorer, explore the mind of Robert Burns or view our interactive timeline.
Click below to Experience the Burns Collection.
The museum comprises the famous Burns Cottage where the poet was born, the historic landmarks where he set his greatest work, the elegant monument and gardens created in his honour and a modern museum housing the world’s most important collection of his life and works.
His national pride, fierce egalitarianism, and quick wit have become synonymous with the Scottish character itself. By tracing his footsteps from birth to international superstardom, Robert Burns Birthplace Museum offers you the best opportunity to discover the complex and passionate man behind the icon.
There are events running throughout the year at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum - join us and begin your adventure with Scotland's bard.