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Opening Times

Open Every Day 

STEAM Museum is open every day of the year (except 24 - 26 December): 
Monday to Saturday      10.00am to 5.00pm (last admission 4.00pm)
Sunday                             11.00am to 4.00pm (last admission 3.00pm) 

Please do check this website in good time before you visit for any updates regarding opening times.
To get the most enjoyment from your experience at STEAM, we recommend you allow approximately two hours for your visit. ​

*Important Notice*
Early closure of the Museum on the following dates:
Friday 7 September, closing at 2pm (last admission 1pm)
Friday 5 October, closing at 2pm (last admission 1pm)
Friday 30 November, closing at 2pm (last admission 1pm)
These early closures are to allow for the setting up of STEAM's key weekend events (Swindon Railway Festival, Great Western Brick Show and Christmas at STEAM).
We do apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.



Platform One Café 

Monday to Saturday      10.00am to 4.00pm
Sunday                             11.00am to 3.45pm  

STEAM Shop Opening Times

The STEAM Shop inside the Museum is open every day:

Monday to Saturday      10.00am to 5.00pm

Sunday                             11.00am to 4.00pm

You'll find a wide range of high quality GWR themed gifts - from souvenirs, railway books and pocket money items, to exclusive and limited edition railway models.

To view the STEAM Online Shop please click here



STEAM - Museum of the
Great Western Railway

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