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CodeNA8874
Dates1757-
JurisdictionAyrshire
Person NameAyrshire; Burns Cottage Museum; Alloway; 1757-; heritage centre
Epithetheritage centre
ActivityBurns Cottage, Alloway, the birthplace of Robert Burns (1759-1796), poet, has been restored and now forms part of the Burns National Heritage Park, which has a museum, modern visitor centre and a heritage trail with locations featured in some of Burns' more well known poems and songs. The cottage was built in 1757 by Robert Burns' father, William Burnes. The Museum holds a collection of manuscripts, artefacts and memorabilia.
Corporate NameBurns Cottage Museum
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