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Auld Lang Syne Fragment

The Burns Scotland partners care for manuscripts, books, relics, art and memorabilia that illuminate Scotland's national bard, Robert Burns. Burns Scotland has been recognised as a collection of national significance.

The Burns Scotland Partnership works together to conserve and document the distributed national Burns collection, facilitating access for different audiences and realising the enormous learning and research potential of the collection.

Burns Scotland partners are:


  • Bachelors' Club
  • Burns House Museum
  • Burns Monument Centre
  • Dean Castle
  • The Dick Institute
  • Irvine Burns Club (Wellwood Burns Centre and Museum)
  • Lodge Tarbolton (Kilwinning)
  • North Ayrshire Heritage Centre
  • Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
  • Rozelle House Galleries
  • Souter Johnnie's Cottage

Dumfries and Galloway

  • Annan Museum
  • Broughton House
  • Dumfries Museum
  • Ellisland Farm
  • Ewart Library
  • The Globe Inn
  • Robert Burns Centre
  • Robert Burns House
  • Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum


  • Grand Lodge Scotland
  • National Library of Scotland
  • National Museums Scotland
  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery
  • The Writers' Museum


  • Centre for Robert Burns Studies, University of Glasgow
  • Mitchell Library, Glasgow Life

Wellwood Burns Centre and Museum