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Burns House Museum

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Burns House Museum

burns-house-museum.jpgBurns moved to Mauchline after the death of his father, and it was here he met and married his wife, Jean Armour. Burns also farmed in Mauchline and lived there for a number of years, making it a significant area of importance in his life.

Follow in his footsteps by taking a trip to the house where he and his wife Jean lived.  The house is now a museum, known as "Burns House Museum" and visitors can see the house as it would have been when Burns lived there as well as being able to view a collection of artefacts which once belonging to the poet.

Other attractions in Mauchline include:

  • Mossgeil Farm, where he once lived,
  • The National Burns Memorial Tower,
  • And of course the statue of Burns' wife Jean Armour.

And when you've travelled around enough to have worked up an appetite why not grab a bite to eat and a cup of tea at Poosie Nansie's Inn, the pub which is thought to have inspired Burns to write the poem Jolly Beggars.

Click here for more information about Burns