Crich Tramway Village home of the National Tramway Museum , Matlock

4.5
Must see · Specialty Museum · Museum
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. Put Crich Tramway Village home of the National Tramway Museum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Matlock travel route planner.
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  • Compared to previous visit obviously restricted. I give 4 stars as with only one tram ride didn’t seem the same value for money as previous. It’s clean, staff are excellent the tram ride is very...  more »
  • Incongruously perched at the top of a hill, this wonderful museum is a delight. The tramway was working although additional booking was required owing to Covid-19 - we didn't book a ticket that...  more »
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  • The Tramway Village is a brilliant place to visit with both children and adults. There are lots of things to see and do whilst there. The trams run up and down the village and we could catch one every 10 minutes. There are 2 places to eat, though the pub had very limited food. The cafe had some different options for food and was good for children to eat at. The sweet shop had some nice products and there were a few nice things in the gift shop, however we were very disappointed that there were very few 'tram' related gifts in either shop. The trams are amazing and there is a huge range to look at. There is an indoor soft play and an outdoor play area for children. The woodland walk is brilliant and has lots of sculptures and fun things to see and do along the paths. The mining display is also interesting to see. You can easily spend a day here. There are plenty of toilets and baby change facilities. You can't take pushchairs on the trams though so they have to be left in a buggy park.
  • Beautiful surroundings and views. Great place for families and all ages alike. Authentic vintage trams with period costumed operators!! Pub, sweet shop, print house and tea shop in old style. Museum housing lots of trams and hands on exhibits. Well worth a visit!!

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