Uncover the secrets at Crich Tramway Village

Crich Tramway Village - George Stephenson exhibition.
Crich Tramway Village - George Stephenson exhibition.

Go behind the scenes at Crich Tramway Village this half-term.

Curators at the venue will be on hand to tell visitors about the latest restoration project. Thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, building work has begun on the new Stone Workshop Learning and Discovery Centre, which is set to open in the summer.

Visitors will learn about the history of the building, which originally served George Stephenson’s railway, and find out how it will be used once it opens. There will also be behind-the scenes tours of the Library and Archives of the National Tramway Museum.

Glynn Wilton, curator of the National Tramway Museum, said: “This is an exciting chance for the public to gain access to the Museum’s collections which are not on open display, and learn about how they are cared for.”

The trams will be back on the tracks giving rides to visitors and there will also be craft workshops for children.

The Stone Workshop talks will take place at 11am from February 21-25. For details, call 01773 854321.