Full-time Curator; £25,500 PA (permanent contract) 37.5 hours per week (occasional weekend/BH).

Crich Tramway Village is the home of the National Tramway Museum, an Accredited Museum with a Designated collection.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced person to join our management team, as our Curator.

The successful candidate will manage the curatorial department, including two other members of staff and several volunteers, and will be responsible for collection based work and the care and preservation of our tramcar fleet and associated materials. Ideally the successful candidate will have experience in collection management techniques, conservation and knowledge of transport collections or a related large-object management field.
This is an exciting opportunity to join an award winning Museum, and help us provide the public and researchers, with greater access to our extensive collections.

Please download the documents below and return the application form by the closing date 09.03.2021.



Curator Application Form 2021


Engineering Manager

Full-time Engineering Manager; £40,000 – £45,000 PA dependent upon experience (permanent contract) 37.5 hours per week, worked flexibly across 7-days

Crich Tramway Village is the home of the National Tramway Museum, an Accredited Museum with a Designated collection. It operates heritage electric tramcars over one mile of standard gauge track to provide our visitors with an authentic tramway experience. Many of our tramcars have been restored in our own workshop.

The successful candidate for this post will have excellent management skills gained whilst working in a practical workshop engineering environment, be innovative, flexible, customer focussed and enthusiastic. The role will entail managing our entire Engineering department, this comprises our Facilities and Janitorial team and Restoration Workshop team and includes a diverse range of volunteers as well as employees. Some practical work will be required, the post holder will be responsible for ensuring the maintenance of the tramway infrastructure, the tramcars themselves and broader facilities across the site. Extensive liaison will be required with our curatorial team, funders and partner organisations.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an award-winning Museum and gain job satisfaction from helping our visitors to have a wonderful day out.

TMS Engineering Manager Job Description Final

TMS Engineering Person Profile Engineering Manager Feb 2021

Engineering Manager Application Form 2021 v1



Are you looking for a New Year challenge? Then We Want You!

Volunteer Tram Crew

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our volunteer Tram crew on our vintage trams. You need to be of smart appearance with good customer service skills. Training will be given to successful applicants, starting as a Conductor/Guard responsible for the safety of passengers boarding and alighting, ticketing and assisting the Tram Driver.

Hannah Dowthwaite Joseph Burberry  Andrew Willis -Duty Inspector  

If you are interested in becoming part of our volunteer Tram Crew, please email:  or complete our enquiry form:


Opening Dates & Times 2021

SPRING SEASON  (Subject to Covid-19 government guidelines for the area).

Monday 12th April - Sunday 16th May  (Open Saturdays - Thursdays)  - Outside areas only.

Monday 17th May  - Sunday 20th June  (Open Saturdays - Thursdays plus Friday 4th June) - Internal areas open, but Covid-19 measures in place.

Monday 21st June - Thursday 15th July (Open Saturdays - Thursdays).


Weekends and Bank Holidays: 10am - 5.30pm (Last admissions 4pm).

Weekdays: 10am - 4.30pm (Last admissions 3pm).

Later dates to be confirmed. 


Crich Tramway Village is a brand name for the National Tramway Museum (Accredited with Arts Council England), solely owned and operated by The Tramway Museum Society, incorporated in England with liability by guarantee (no. 744229). Registered charity number 313615. Our ICO number is Z6700136.

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