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Armistice Weekend Tours of Factory Site 10th November 2018

By January 6th, 2019No Comments
An aerial view of fields near the coast were the factory site can be seen. This has been taken from Google Earth.

On November 10th, there will be an opportunity to take a tour (by bus) of the site of the former HMF Factory Gretna site at Eastriggs/Dornock. A rare chance to visit what remains of the largest munitions factory of World War One with an expert guide and map provided.

Tours last an hour and must be booked and paid for in advance.

Tickets are £5 each and include a cup of tea or coffee and cake or biscuit (such as Anzac biscuits, Empire biscuits or trench cake) on return to the Devil’s Porridge.

The Museum will be open all day, normal admissions charges apply. There will be munitions girls in costume and Tommies here on the day too.

Tours will start and finish at the Devil’s Porridge Museum, Annan Road, Eastriggs, DG12 6TF at the following times:

Tour 1: 10am – 11am

Tour 2: 11am – 12noon

Tour 3: 1pm – 2pm

Tour 4: 2pm – 3pm

At 3.15pm, to conclude the day we will be laying a wreath on our Animals at War memorial.

To book your place:

Email or phone 01461 700021. This will reserve your ticket and you can pay on the day.

Or pop in to the Museum to pay and collect your ticket in person.

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