Number One thing to do on Tripadvisor for Dumfries and Galloway

An award winning, 5 Star Museum

Shortlisted for the 2019 “Most Family Friendly Museum in the UK” award

WE ARE OPEN:

Monday – Saturday: 10 AM – 5 PM
Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM

PRICES
Adults £6.00
Concessions, Over 60s, Children (aged 5-16) £5.00
Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £15.00
School Groups £3.00 (per student, by prior arrangement)

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.

Assistance dogs only, no other dogs allowed.

For children: each child is given a “factory pass” to stamp as they visit the Ground Floor, this can be exchanged for a badge at the front desk.  We have interactive games and touch screens with video and audio guides throughout the Museum, a Virtual Reality headset and lots of dressing up opportunities.  We offer a special menu for children with high chairs, bibs and colouring in available in our cafe.  We also have a “Kid’s Zone” upstairs with toys, colouring in and comfy chairs.

 

Buy tickets online:

Entry to the Museum Concession Ticket

 

Entry to the Museum Adult Ticket

 

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:

https://tiscon-maps-stagecoachbus.s3.amazonaws.com/Timetables/Cumbria/Carlisle/79_179_Apr17.pdf

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:

https://www.thetrainline.com/stations/gretna-green

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: https://osmaps.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/52.54512,-2.32998,7