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Christmas Holiday Fun

When: Saturday 17 December 2016 12:00 AM - Saturday 31 December 2016 05:00 PM

Christmas Holiday Fun 2016

Step into STEAM over the Christmas holiday and experience the fantastic 'feel-good' that trains and tinsel bring.

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If it's family fun you're after, we have a great selection of trails to add an extra learning dimension to your visit. These trails are free with admission and to STEAM Season Ticket holders.
 
Whatever your age, the festive break is a wonderful time to get up close to many famous locomotives, including No. 6000 King George V*, No. 3717 City of Truro* and No. 4073 Caerphilly Castle*.
 
Please see below for our Christmas opening times and details of family fun activities:

Christmas and New Year Opening Times 2016/2017 

24-26 December – closed
27-31 December - OPEN
1-8 January - closed
(Please note, the Museum will be closed for the first week in January for essential maintenance.)
9 January onwards: Open as usual,10.00 am – 5.00 pm
 

 

 

 

 

Track It Down Trail (Under 5 yrs)

Available every day, 10.00 am – 5.00 pm
 
Have fun on your adventure as you hunt for objects, shapes and colours!
This educational trail encourages children to get involved with hands-on exhibits and interactive displays.
Free with standard admisson and to STEAM Season Ticket holders.

Find the Numbers Trail (5-9 years) *New Trail!*

Available every day, 10.00am – 5.00pm
 
As you travel around the Museum, you’ll see many different numbers, big and small. Follow our fascinating trail to find numbers in  some very surprising places!
Free with standard admission and to STEAM Season Ticket holders.

Work it Out! Trail (5-9 years)  

Available every day, 10.00am – 5.00pm
Take up the challenge and work out the answers to some intriguing GWR questions! This fun trail takes you all around the great steam engines and hands-on displays. 
Free with standard admisson and to STEAM Season Ticket holders.

Special Detective Activity Box 


Have heaps of fun following clues on a mystery activity trail !
 
Our unique STEAM Detective Box comes complete with a secret message pen and magnifying glass.
 
£5 per box in addition to the standard STEAM ticket price.
 
 

Children's Play Areas 

Young children will love the children’s play areas at STEAM. We have play tables and interactive wooden toys for plenty of imaginative fun! These areas are included in the standard STEAM ticket price.

Platform One Café

Our friendly Platform One Café is open between 10.00am and 4.00pm to keep your energy levels topped up. 

Ticket Prices 

For details of STEAM's standard ticket prices, please click here:  
STEAM ticket prices.

Why Not Get a Season Ticket for Christmas and the New Year?

STEAM Season Tickets are valid for twelve months* from the date of purchase. They offer terrific value and pay for themselves in just two visits! A Season Ticket also makes a great gift for someone special. 

Click here to find out more: STEAM Season Ticket
 
*Please note, the STEAM Season Ticket excludes special events.
  
Merry Christmas from all of us at STEAM!

 

*On loan from the National Railway Museum.

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