Our museum is the ideal educational venue for schools, bringing history to life.
Pupils studying WWI, WWII, or local history can enjoy a structured visit tailored to their needs.
Covering topics including life in trenches, the munitions Factory, life at home in the 1940s and evacuation, pupils will be guided through the museum getting to explore our interactive exhibitions.
Pupils are welcome to bring a packed lunch to eat during their visit.
Prices start at £3.00 per child and is dependent on the size of group.
Booking is essential. Please call 01461 700021 to discuss your requirements or to make a booking.
World War One
Gretna Girls Fact sheet Please click here
Memoirs of Gretna Girls 1 Please click here
Memoirs of Gretna Girls 2 Please click here
Memoirs of the Gretna Girls Questions Please click here
Life in the Trenches Please click here
Shell Crisis Please click here
World War One Gap worksheet – Questions Please click here
World War One Gap worksheet – Answers Please click here
World War Two
ARP Warden Please click here
Ration Kitchen DFVG factsheet Please click here
Ration Kitchen DFVG Questions Please click here
Women in the Second World War Please click here
The Solway Military Coast Resources
The Solway Military Coast Project highlighted the vital efforts of Border people during the Second World War and beyond.
Introduction to the Solway Military Coast Please click here
Far From Home Please click here
Gretna Bombing Please click here