Crich Tramway Museum, Crich, Derbyshire
The National Tramway Museum offers a fun day out for all ages - the finest Transport museum of its type, with over 70 vintage steam, electric amd horse-drawn trams from all over the world to ride upon.
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|The National Tramway Museum offers a fun day out for all ages - the finest Transport museum of its type, with over 70 vintage steam, electric amd horse-drawn trams from all over the world to ride upon. There is an exhibition hall dedicated to the history of the tram with a recreation of the 1905 Tramways Exhibition, plus a Workshop Viewing Gallery where you can see the ongoing restoration and repair work.|
There are several outdoor attractions plus a Woodland Walk and a pub and tea rooms on site. The Forge and The Emporium shops sell a wide range of gifts, toys, confectionary and books.
There are numerous indoor attractions, and offers for Groups and Schools, with Educational packs and Worksheets. Braille guide books available, and disabled access.
Crich Tramway Museum Photo Gallery - click on the images to enlarge
How to get there
the village of Crich lies just off the A6 Derby - Matlock road, approximately 12km south of Matlock. Turn off the A6 where it crosses the River Derwent at Whatstandwell and take the 'B' road through Whatstandwell to the village of Crich. Here turn left, past the church, to the museum.
By Bus: The Trans-Peak bus (Nottingham to Buxton via Derby) goes along the A6, with an hourly service, stopping at Whatstandwell, which is about 2km from the museum. There are occasional buses from Belper to Crich.
By Train: Whatstandwell station, on the Derby - Matlock line, is about 2km distant.
When is it open?
18th February - 25th March: Weekends from 10.30am - 4.00pm. 31st March - 4th November: Daily from 10.00am - 5.30pm
What does it cost?
Admission charges 2009 (Prices for Premier Events listed in brackets)
Adult £12.00 (£13.00)/ Child (4-15yrs) £7.00(£8.00)/ Senior £9.50(£10.50)/ Family (2 Adults & 3 children) £35.00(£39.00)
Prices and opening times are shown as a guideline only and may vary. See this link for more information on prices and opening
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