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The Devil's Porridge Museum Admission Ticket

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Visit: The Devil's Porridge Museum, Annan Road Near Stanfield Farm, Eastriggs DG12 6TF Scotland

Discover the remarkable wartime story of the Greatest Munitions Factory on Earth and the extraordinary lives of the Munitions Girls who worked there. Built during WW1, HM Factory Gretna stretched nine miles along the Solway Coast and produced more cordite explosive than all the other factories combined. Through unique objects and interactive displays, our museum brings to life the secret wartime history of Southwest Scotland and Cumbria. Stay and enjoy our Café and free wifi.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a good 3hrs here (a couple, 8yr old and pensioner). Something for everyone. Very interactive and although our 8yr old said it would be boring he left saying 'that was brilliant'. Lovely cafe selling homemade cakes or local produced light meals to round...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Fiona W
richardrbrod, Public Relations Manager at The Devil's Porridge Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Fiona It's grand that the whole family enjoyed it. Lots here to hold everybody's attention. Cheers Richard

Reviewed 1 week ago

Took myself off to see this museum after hearing so much about it from other people.Really easy to find,parking limited,but whole visit was quite fascinating.Small building from outside,but such a lot crammed in covering World War One and Two as well as the Cold War...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank William H
richardrbrod, Public Relations Manager at The Devil's Porridge Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I think you have covered everything, William. The Museum is well worth a second visit! Thank you so much! Cheers Richard

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit was enjoyable and very educational - the staff are enthusiastic and knowledgeable .Lots to see including stories of railway disasters , war , social change , evacuees and atomic development. Give yourself plenty of time and don't forget to visit the cafe -...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank yandinazetland
richardrbrod, Public Relations Manager at The Devil's Porridge Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks You give good advice. Allow loads of time and enjoy the coffee and what about a slice of our home-baking Cheers Richard

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us went here with little expectations as we had some time before our intended visit to the area. Well, the time went very quickly to say the least. The museum has some interactive sections for kids. There were dress up and touchy feely...More

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richardrbrod, Public Relations Manager at The Devil's Porridge Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad you all enjoyed the visit and The Devil's Porridge exceeded your expectations. To get the most of the Museum, please allow 2 -3 hours at least. Thanks Richard

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic little museum charting the history of the area and the munitions factories set up during WW1. The exhibits were well presented and interesting and informative. The building itself was clean and the staff very friendly. A real must for locals and visitors to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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richardrbrod, Public Relations Manager at The Devil's Porridge Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for this excellent recommendation. It is great that our important local and nationallly significant story is being told to more people and appreciated by them Thanks Richard

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