Crich Tramway Village home of the National Tramway Museum , Matlock
(4.4/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web)
Ride in vintage railcars on the scenic journey through . Nestled on the edge of the Peak district, the period village offers a look at early 19th-century life with vintage shops, museums, and an electric tram exhibit. Catch the tram and ride through the village into lush countryside, enjoying panoramic views of the Derwent Valley. Visit the village’s letterpress museum to see an original 1859 printing press, or stop by the old-fashioned sweet shop for some treats to take home. With the purchase of one ticket, you can enjoy unlimited rides on the tram. Take a look at our Matlock trip generator to schedule your visit to Crich Tramway Village home of the National Tramway Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This is a nice day out, the trams were interesting and it was clearly a project that the volunteers are passionate about and you could tell which was lovely. The reclaimed building were very interesti...  more »
  • This is the second time we have been in Derbyshire and visited Crichton, we came for a 1940's weekend where everything was in WW2 clothing and a really good selection of Second World War memorabilia, ...  more »
  • I am 60 years old and was born in Chesterfield only 15 miles from Crich but, sad to say, had never been before. My wife and I went on the 21st August and I, though not my wife, was delighted to find t...  more »
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  • Step back into the past. Great experience for kids and adults. Ride the old fashioned trams , visit the museum's and finish off in the Old Lion Hotel. Lots to do for kids with indoor and outdoor play areas too.
  • Great little drive to get there and the views are amazing. The atmosphere is very old school and perfect for the tram enthusiast. Doesn't cost the earth and you can hop on and off as many trams as you feel like. Gorgeous food in the little cafe and an ungraded park to keep your monsters happy!
  • Your ticket allows you to return within the year so well worth what seems like an expensive ticket (£12 seniors) if you're local. Lots of great, beautifully restored trams, unlimited rides, and the lovely Wodland Trail, which has great woodcarvings throughout, like the troll which our grandson loves. Playground recently updated, again our 4 yo loves it...not so much for younger toddlers. Great for a family day out.
  • Great place for day out, lots of additional activities during the starlight spectacular. Great woodland walk with wood carvings. Got to ride 3 different trams. Only disappointing thing was the food in the The Poulson room above the red lion, Pie and Chips dry and service bit so-so.
  • Very interesting place for enthusiasts, lots of very enthusiastic volunteers very helpful staff, good parking allow a good four hours for your visit. There are trams from all over the UK but there are quite a few from Blackpool including the open top boat tram that we have been on in Blackpool when it ran there. The Red Lion was a bit of a let down as I did expect a full blown pub of the period which is as it appears outside but inside is more of a food and snack place. Hence 4 stars.