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2 Oct 2020

October holidays at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

A statue of Robert Burns wearing a blue fabric face mask.
Join the National Trust for Scotland for some family fun over the school holidays!

From 10–24 October children visiting Robert Burns Birthplace Museum can decorate their own face mask or shortbread biscuit. We’ll provide all the materials, including a mask and a set of pens for each budding face mask designer or a ghost-shaped biscuit and two coloured icing pens for biscuit decorators.

It’s just £5 per activity and there’s no need to book. Please note that these are take away activities only.

A face mask, green (unblown) balloon, three felt pens and a spider and rat toy skeleton are on a window ledge with a 'Happy Halloween' card behind them.

We’ll also have a Haunted Halloween Hunt – Ghaists and Houlets – outside in the fresh air for just £2 per person (free to those who have joined in our face mask or shortbread decorating fun). The trail uses some guid Scots language, so you can learn while you explore!

On Saturday 31 October we’re asking people to Caper in your Costume! Don your favourite fancy dress outfit and do a turn for a surprise treat.

Plan your visit now Robert Burns Birthplace Museum