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Crich Tramway Village

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. If you are not currently an Alfa Power customer, you may wish to download the ‘My Alfa Power’ app in advance of your trip.

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

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 which is serviced by Littles Travel. All the buses are fully accessible. Buses run from Matlock (140), Ripley (141), Alfreton (140) and Belper (142).  See the link:

For further information call Littles Travel: 0115 932 8581.

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 2022



Opening Dates & Times 2022


Saturday 23rd July - Sunday 4th September (Open daily)


Weekdays and weekends 10am - 5.30pm (Last admissions 4pm)


Monday 5th September to Sunday 30th October - Open Saturday to Thursday (Closed Fridays)


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

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

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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