The Devil’s Porridge Museum in Dumfries and Galloway

Immerse yourself within The Devil’s Porridge Museum and learn about the history of HM Factory Gretna, the largest munitions factory in the world during the First World War. The museum uses information panels, wartime artefacts, film and audio, photography, and spoken histories to provide visitors with an experience that really brings to life this period of time in the area.

What Can I find at The Devil's Porridge Museum?

The Devil's Porridge Museum is a 5-star Museum with state-of-the-art facilities. The Museum explores the rich history of World War 1, World War 2, and the Cold War. The Museum has been developed over the past 20 years by the local community. Transforming it from a small exhibition in St John's Church into the fantastic modern museum full of interactive experiences that it is today!

The Museum hosts a number of events throughout the year, from online talks to book clubs! The events held at The Devil’s Porridge Museum vary and are frequently updated on the museum’s website.

  • Open daily from 10 AM – 5 PM (10 AM to 4 PM on Sundays)
  • Booking is essential to avoid disappointment
  • Entry for adults is £6
  • Concessions, over 60s, children (aged 5-16) £5
  • Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £15
  • School Groups £3 (per student)
  • Group Booking by appointment all year
  • Cafe and Gift Shop available
  • Full disabled access
  • Toilet access
  • Ample free parking
  • Assistance dogs allowed (no other dogs)

For any additional information about the museum and its facilities, please visit the website.

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