Burns Beyond Reality

Go back in time and handle virtually curated artefacts relating to Robert Burns material culture.

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Follow in the footsteps of Tam O’Shanter with a virtual visit to Alloway Auld Kirk. See the kirk at it is today and - by the power of VR - experience the scene as it would have been when it provided inspiration for Burns’ iconic poem.

Become immersed in the wild imagery evoked by the poem and take a peek inside the metaphysical scenes. Explore curated museum artefacts that form part of the material culture that followed in the wake of Burns’ poetry. Enjoy virtual curatorial access to a variety of Burns artefacts from several physical collections scattered across Scotland.

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