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Welcome to STEAM Museum – A First Class Day Out

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway is housed in a beautifully restored Grade II listed railway building in the heart of the former Swindon railway works. Situated opposite the Swindon Designer Outlet, the Museum tells the story of the men and women who built, operated and travelled on the Great Western Railway. See famous locomotives, ‘drive’ our train simulator and even work the signals in our interactive GWR signal box!

Join us in this special year as we celebrate King George V's 90th Birthday, with new exhibitions and themed events highlighting the King's legendary career!   



Please Note our Christmas & New Year Opening Times:
24-26 December – closed
27-31 December - Open
1-7 January - closed  
8 January onwards: Open as usual
Don't miss our Family Festive Trail - Free with admission and to STEAM Season Ticket holders!










Please see the Museum's Bag Policy







Visit the STEAM Picture Library for unique GWR images and related gifts.

STEAM - Museum of the
Great Western Railway

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    • © Swindon Borough Council Civic Offices, Euclid Street, Swindon SN1 2JH