Opening Times

Monday – Saturday 10am-5pm

Sunday 10am-4pm

Last admission is 45 minutes before closing

You don’t have to visit The Devil’s Porridge Museum to enjoy our café. Please be aware our café’s opening hours are different to those of The Devil’s Porridge Museum. Find our café opening hours here>

Admission Prices.

Adults £9.00
Concessions, Over 60s, Children (aged 5-16) £8.00
Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £25.00
School Groups £4.00 (per student, by prior arrangement)

Any paying disabled person can bring an essential carer with them for free. Remember to bring proof of your Carer status with you on the day of your visit. Read more about accessibility here>

If you Gift Aid your admission ticket on arrival (no extra charge) you will be able to visit again for free for the entire year.

Group bookings by appointment all year, contact 01461 700021 for prices. Read more about group visits here>

Assistance and guide dogs only.

For children: each child is given “factory pass” to stamp as they visit the Ground Floor, and a Devil’s Porridge Museum badge at the front desk. once completed.  We have interactive games and touch screens with video and audio guides throughout the Museum.

Booking online to visit the Museum is essential to avoid disappointment when we are busy.

Finding Us

We are located on the B721 between Annan and Gretna.  With easy access from the A75 between Gretna and Dumfries and minutes from the M6 motorway.  We are a 20 minute drive from the centre of Carlisle.

Public Transport

We are on the 79 Carlisle to Annan bus route.  The bus stops almost immediately outside the museum. For more details on bus times, see:

The nearest train station is Gretna Green which is 3.6 miles away from the Devil’s Porridge Museum. For more details on Gretna Green Station, see:

We are located on the route of the National Cycle Network (route 7) and have bike stands outside for visitors to secure their bikes during their visit.  For more details on the National Cycle Network, see:,-2.32998,7