Robert Burns Centre

Robert Burns Centre

Situated in the town's eighteenth century watermill on the west bank of the River Nith, the Robert Burns Centre tells the story of Robert Burns' last years spent in the bustling streets and lively atmosphere of Dumfries in the late eighteenth century.

Robert Burns Centre There are museum trails and fun activities, and visitor information to help you explore Dumfries and Galloway's Burns connections. Browse around the shop with its wide selection of Scottish books, gifts and keepsakes, local craft work and foods. Lively exhibition programme of work by local artists and award winning restaurant.

In the evenings the Robert Burns centre is the regional film theatre for Dumfries and Galloway, showing the best in contemporary cinema in its luxurious theatre. This award winning visitor centre tells the story of the connections between Robert Burns and the town of Dumfries. The well-researched exhibition is illuminated by many original documents and relics of the poet. There is a fascinating scale model of Dumfries in the 1790s and a haunting audio- visual presentation, as well as a bookshop, cafe-gallery with lively exhibition programme and facilities for disabled visitors

The Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre is a small, friendly art house cinema in Dumfries

Opening Hours

Open all year:
April to September:
10am-5pm Monday to Saturday, 2pm-5pm Sunday
October to March:
10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm Tuesday to Saturday
(Charge for audio-visual theatre only : £2.00 adults, £1.00 concessions)

Robert Burns Centre, Mill Road, Dumfries DG27BE
Tel:(01387) 264808 

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