Robert Burns Birthplace Museum Announces Opening

The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum is set to open on 22 January 2011.

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum will offer a truly unique encounter with Scotland’s favourite son. Set among 10 acres of the poet’s cherished Alloway countryside, 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.

The museum project, has taken six year to complete, will feature more than 5,000 artefacts, including original manuscripts, written by the poet.

Robert Burns, who died in 1796, is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland.

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