Join in on Sunday 27th January to celebrate our national bard with an afternoon of art workshops, kirkyard tours, storytelling, performances and much more!
Now in its fourth year, the event celebrating the life of Robert Burns in Mauchline continues to grow, bringing together local communities and attracting more visitors to the area to celebrate our national bard.
Please join ison Sunday 27th January for an afternoon of art workshops, kirkyard tours, storytelling, performances and much more!
Suitable for the whole family.
The museum is situated in the cobbled back streets of Mauchline where Burns lived and worked between 1784 and 1788, years widely regarded as being his most creative and productive period. This was the time that Burns established himself as a poet, leading to the publication of the famous "Kilmarnock Edition”.
Burns and his wife Jean Armour spent some time living in the building that is now the museum and it features a recreation of the room they lodged in. Full of rare collections, original objects and documents relating to Burns’ time, the museum also brings the Burns story up to date.
Find out more about life in Mauchline in the 18th century and discover the many vivid characters around the town that Burns knew like Holy Willie, who featured in Burns’ poetry and is buried in the graveyard opposite the museum.