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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TripAdvisor
  • Very good , just a little over priced . Good day out for all ages . I visited with my 2 year old and partner . 
  • Old, wet day made it miserable, even the tram rides damp best stick to a nice day to visit here. Out door play equipment to use but when wet, not good. Be fab in summer and so will take a packed lunch...  more »
  • Had an excellent day visiting Crich something for everyone young and old. Lots more going on other than trams. And well done to who ever took the time to decorate the woodland walk for Halloween. Cric...  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.