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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
All reviews signal boxes miniature railway passenger train railway history interesting place viewing platform on display main hall flying scotsman main line rolling stock exhibition hall steam train trains passing volunteer staff few hours all ages
As my name says, I'm a Train Geek. I go on a lot of rail holidays and visit every rail centre I can. This was a first visit to Crewe Heritage Centre for me, and I'll definitely be back! My chief reason for visiting was...More
It's not the best or biggest museum but they have nice collection of signal boxes and finally the APT-P train which makes this museum unique. I think that entry fee is reasonable and money goes to right place.
We have visited this place several times and it never fails to disappoint. Very friendly staff and loads of things to do. Unlike my review yesterday of Brockholes Nature Reserve this is completely the opposite. Hands on experience, very helpful volunteers and plenty to see...More
As railway museums go, there is not a lot here. At least reflected in the fairly reasonable entrance fee.
The APT is the main exhibit. Whilst it is fascinating, there is little real explanation of its history other than a very long video playing on...More
What a great place. I used to be a signalman on British Rail. Was transported back to my early years. The sights, the smells , the polish on the signalbox floor. Something for everybody. Buses, locomotives, railway memorabilia. Miniature railway for the children. 15 minutes...More
I took my eldest grandson here to , mostly for my benefit , see the fantastic array of railway . We were both amazed to see and get close to their stock . Will definately call again on my trip to Crewe ..
This museum has a variety of locomotives (particularly traction) and rolling stock, including the Advanced Passenger Train. The exhibition centre is informative about Crewe itself - it doesn't just focus on the railway. There is a raised area by a former signalboxes that allows enthusiasts...More