The replica was built with funding from the Armed Forces Covenant and volunteers helped bring the scene to life by re-enacting First World War battles.
"It’s been the only interactive trench in Britain that the public can actually get in and ask questions and get a sense of the idea of a front line trench," explained Ian Shields from Scots Living History.
Visitors young and old were allowed to wander around the trenches, inspect artefacts from the period and treated to some role play demonstrations.
The hope was not just to give an insight into how soldiers fought, but also how they lived day-to-day and coped with life in the trenches.
“I think that we will have ingrained a memory and enthusiasm and I hope that lives on," Professor Tony Pollard of Glasgow University told Forces News.
"I hope in general there is a continued interest and it’s not just written off because we’ve passed the 100-year mark.