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Special Exhibitions

Special Exhibitions

*NEW* 1927 - Have I Got Old News for You 

Now until 31 December 2017

Please see 1927 - Have I Got Old News for You for details.

 

*NEW* King George V: A Locomotive Legend

Now until 31 December 2017

Please see King George V: A Locomotive Legend for details.

 

*COMING SOON* Going to America

22 July - 31 December 

Please see Going to America for details.

 

Daniel Gooch - Life and Legacy 

Now until 9 July

This special exhibition celebrates 200 years since the birth of Sir Daniel Gooch who became GWR's first Locomotive Superintendent.

In 1840, Daniel Gooch wrote a letter to Isambard Kingdom Brunel, outlining why he thought Swindon was the ideal place to base the Great Western Railway’s engine repair facility. A year later, GWR directors gave the go-ahead for the now, world famous, Swindon Works.

Visitors get to explore the fascinating life and work of this remarkable engineer as they discover a variety of objects, documents and photographs.

The exhibition includes items on loan from the National Railway Museum and National Achive as well as exhibits from the STEAM Collection.

 

Entry to all special exhibitons is free with standard STEAM admission and to STEAM Season Ticket Holders.

 

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Great Western Railway

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