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A nice way to spend a few hours as a family

This place is a real treasure trove and a nice way to spend a few hours. Exhibits are opened up to... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2018
chrisbrindle75
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Choo choo.

Trains. Lots of them, and train related stuff. Oh and a cool miniature railway (train related... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ronniethe1
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The Crewe Heritage Centre, built to commemorate 150 years of the town of Crewe, was opened in 1987 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Based in a truly unique location, right in the heart of the Grand Junction Railway. Our site is connected to the...more
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The Railway Age Vernon Way, Crewe CW1 2DB, England
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+44 1270 212130
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Trains. Lots of them, and train related stuff. Oh and a cool miniature railway (train related again). Good view from the signal box, and when you have finished you can pop up Nantwich Road for a kofta from Ali Babas.

Thank ronniethe1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed that this place was closed in the middle of summer. Only reason for visiting Crewe was this museum. Didn’t think I’d need to check online to see if it was open seeing it’s the middle of summer.

1  Thank Tony G
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

What an excellent place such nice people they absolutely make it such enthusiasm was so nice . We had an excellent day chatting riding trains going inside trains playing with the train sets for any train enthusiast ❤️

Thank lorrainem134
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Visited today , if you are on foot it's a long walk from the station On arrival No one on the gate we were asked to pay at the cafe which we did. Do not take notice of the Web site it shows 1_nice shop...More

2  Thank john o
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Popped in to pass a few hours, very friendly and helpful staff, nice range of exhibits and lovely little café bar. Ideal for a few hours visit, plenty of interest.

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

I've visited many times over the years and watched it become a boys club and vehicle storage for things that have no relevance to Crewe. What is there is desperately in need of updating. They'd be better off making it free admission and focusing on...More

2  Thank Denis N
Reviewed January 22, 2018

WE live locally so have been here on several occasions, my grandsons are 12 and 14 and it is interesting for them both and they like trains and both like the engineering aspects of the vehicle, we had a bus ride too on a Routemaster...More

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Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

I attended for the 70 years of British Rail Event. There was so much to see: working signal boxes, the Advanced Passenger Train, diesel driver simulator, miniature railway - I spent much more time there than expected. But all the locomotives had clutter in front...More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed January 15, 2018

This place is a real treasure trove and a nice way to spend a few hours. Exhibits are opened up to the public in particular the APT which is fantastic, makes a nice change from having to look from the outside and that makes it...More

Thank chrisbrindle75
Reviewed December 21, 2017

A great place to visit if you like railways. A variety of steam, diesel and electric locomotives. Plus an interesting exhibition of signalling equipment.

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Sean B
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Response from residentsbar | Reviewed this property |
Taxi cost is about £5 each way to the museum.
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February 21, 2017|
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Response from Paula Jane K | Reviewed this property |
Yes but only outside the viewing platforms there are stairs to them.
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I can't remember but it wasn't expensive. I think it was £10 for a family of 4.
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