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Dumfries & Galloway munitions exhibition receives £160,000 funding

The Devil's Porridge Museum in Eastriggs has received £158,700 to go towards it's new exhibition centre and learning suite.

The money, from the Coastal Community Fund, will help create a state of the art visitor attraction.

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Dumfries and Galloway munitions museum receives funding boost

A tourist attraction in Dumfries and Galloway has been awarded almost £160,000 for their new museum which will open later this year.

The Devil's Porridge Museum in Eastriggs tells the story of munitions workers in the area during WWI.

The money, from the Coastal Community Fund, will go towards the running costs of the new exhibition centre, interactive displays and funding full time staff.

It's hoped the the state of the art centre will attract 12-15,000 visitors per year and support another 13 tourism jobs in the region.

New museum in Eastriggs Credit: ITV News

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