How to Find Us

By Car & Coach

Crich is conveniently situated close to many of the main routes running through the Midlands. This makes it readily accessible from Sheffield, Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Stoke-on-Trent, Birmingham and beyond. Just 8 miles from junction 28 of the M1, Crich can also be easily accessed using the A38, the A6, the A61 and the A52. SATNAV – DE4 5DP

THERE IS FREE PARKING FOR PATRONS ON SITE.  We also have 2 electric charging points with AC sockets able to give a charge rate up to 22kW (subject to type of car) and users need to bring their own type 2 cable. Please download the Zap Map App from IOS or Android App store. Once installed, register for your Zap-Map account. The following instructions are on the charging station. For any queries, call: 0113 335 1765 or email:

EV Charging Information 2023

EV Charging Information 2023

There are currently some road closures around the area. Before travelling, please check details of road closure up-dates visit: Please see:  or call: 01629 538664.

Please note that there is a road closure on Cromford Road –Alternative route: Leashaw, Holloway, Yew Tree Hill, Mill Lane, Lea Road, Mill Road, Derby Road, Cromford Bridleway 34, Alderwasley Park, Main Road, Crich Road, Sandy Land, Browns Hill, Cromford Road, Town End, Wakebridge. (And vice versa). Please see the latest news on this road closure here:

By Public Transport

The nearest railway station is Whatstandwell, from which it is a steep uphill walk of about 1 mile. Alternatively, there are railway stations, at Belper, Matlock and Alfreton through which East Midlands Railway operate regular trains to and from Derby.

See: Trainline and . These stations are reachable by a local bus service. Unfortunately the Sunday and Bank Holiday 140 / 141 Bus Service to Crich no longer operates.

The Museum has a bus stop directly outside the entrance. Buses run from Matlock (140), Ripley (141), Alfreton (140 / 143a) and Belper (142). You can find all the services which run to and from Crich Tramway Village from 2nd October 2023 on this document: Crich Bus Service Summary from 02 10 2023A

Please see their full timetable here: Public Transport in Derbyshire & the Peak District (

Local Accommodation

If you are looking to stay in the area we have a list of local accommodation and caravan / camping parks below which you can download. Please note we cannot independently recommend anywhere.

Accommodation List 2024




Other Local Attractions

Other local attractions which offer reciprocal discounts in 2023 are:

Bakewell Old House Museum –

Buxton Crescent Experience: –

Creswell Crags –

Cromford Canal – 

Cromford Mills –

Great British Car Journey –

Masson Mills:

National Stone Centre –

Peak District Mining Museum –

Peak Rail:

Poole’s Cavern –

Wirksworth Heritage Museum –

Save your receipt from Crich Tramway Village and present it to any of the above to receive discounts or special offers, or visit one of these attractions first and save the receipt when you visit Crich Tramway Village for discounts on day visits.  Find out more:

Opening Dates & Times 2024


Saturday 16th March – Thursday 25th July (closed Fridays except BH’s/School holidays)

Opening times:

Weekends/Bank Holidays: 10am – 5.30pm – last admissions 4pm.

Weekdays: 10am – 4.30pm – last admissions 3pm.

Closed Fridays, EXCEPT Good Friday 29th March (B/H) and School Holidays Friday 5th April, Friday 12th April, Friday 31st May.

Summer Season

Friday 26th July – Sunday 1st September – OPEN DAILY at the following times:

Weekends/Bank Holidays: 10am – 5.30pm – last admissions 4pm.

Weekdays: 10am – 4.30pm – last admissions 3pm.

(Summer Bank Holiday is Monday the 27th August 2023).

Autumn Season

Monday 2nd September – Sunday 3rd November (closed Fridays EXCEPT Friday 1st November for school holidays).

Opening times:

Weekends/Bank holidays: 10am – 5.30pm – last admissions 4pm.

Weekdays: 10am – 4.30pm – last admissions 3pm.


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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