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Great Western Brick Show 2020

13th Nov 2019

3 & 4 October

STEAM

Join us on 3 & 4 October for the biggest and best LEGO® fan event in the UK for LEGO® fans of all ages!

There will be plenty to see and do, making it a fabulous day out for all the family:

* Lots of models of all sizes built by LEGO fans such as railway layouts, buildings, space craft, cars, trucks, aircraft and much more
* Interactive Building – help create an all-new giant LEGO mosaic from over 100,000 bricks!
* Visit the official LEGO Shop and other independent LEGO traders for some great deals on some exclusive LEGO sets not available on the high street.
* LEGO and Duplo brick pits tables for children
* Brick Café – to keep you refreshed in first class style!

Plus, all the regular displays and exhibits telling the remarkable story of the men and women who built, operated and travelled on the Great Western Railway. One entrance ticket covers access to the LEGO model show as well as the museum itself and the displays and exhibits of the Great Western Railway.

If you’ve not been to the Great Western Brick Show before, take a look at this fab video of a previous show...

 

Admission Prices

Adult (16+ yrs): £13.10
Child (3-15 yrs): £11.00
Senior (65+ yrs): £11.00
Student: £11.00

Family Ticket (1 Adult + 1 Child): £24.10
Family Ticket (1 Adult + 2 Children): £33.10
Family Ticket (1 Adult + 3 Children): £43.10
Family Ticket (2 Adults + 1 Child): £35.20
Family Ticket (2 Adults + 2 Children): £44.10
Family Ticket (2 Adults + 3 Children): £49.90

STEAM

How to find us

Regular bus services provided by Swindon’s Bus Company www.swindonbus.co.uk and Stagecoach West www.stagecoachbus.com click here for full details.

Car parking for STEAM special events is in the Swindon Designer Outlet North and West car parks. Please note there is no free parking for STEAM special events. There is strictly no car parking outside of the Museum except for Blue Badge holders.

To find the North car park using a Sat Nav, please enter Kemble Drive. For the West car park, it’s Penzance Drive. Please be aware, the Swindon Designer West Car Park (accessible via Penzance Drive) is likely to be a little less busy than the North Car Park on Kemble Drive.

Please note the bus lane next to the West Car Park should NOT be used. Cameras are in use and fines will be issued by Swindon Borough Council to any car drivers using the bus lane.

To enter the West Car Park avoiding the bus lane, please use the postcode SN5 7JL.

Please be aware that road traffic around Kemble Drive and the Swindon Designer Outlet car parks can get very busy at weekends, especially when there is a special event happening. We advise you allow plenty of time for parking as there may be traffic queues for these car parks.

Alternative car parking is available at the nearby Bristol Street car park (postcode: SN1 5EQ) which is a 5-10 minute walk). Walk left outside the car park and keep going until you come to a pedestrian sign directing you through the GWR tunnel that connects to the Churchward site. Your route will pass English Heritage and Thomas Homes apartments, soon leading to STEAM Museum.

Nearby car parks also include the Brunel North and West multi-storey car parks, located just 10 minutes walk from STEAM.

We hope this information helps you plan your journey and look forward to welcoming you to one of the best model brick shows in the UK.

Time: 10:00 - 17:00

Location: STEAM Museum Fire Fly Avenue Swindon SN2 2EY 01793 466646 Email enquiries: steammuseum@swindon.gov.uk

Cost: Special Events Admission applies

Happening Today, 13th Nov 2019
HST Nameplate Display

Location: STEAM MuseumFire Fly Avenue
Swindon
SN2 2EY
01793 466646
Email enquiries: steammuseum@swindon.gov.uk

Time: 10:00 - 17:00

Cost: Included with standard admission.

Until December

After over 40 years in service GWR's fleet of the iconic HST trains are no longer operating intercity services from London Paddington having been replaced with a fleet of 93 new Intercity Express Trains. Over the years of service they have carried names of people and organisations from the cities, towns and communties they serve. 

Steam - Museum of the Great Western Railway is delighted to be hosting a unique exhibition of nameplates which have been carried by Great Western Railway's iconic high-speed trains. The HST Nameplate Display will be available to view until 31 December 2019.

Find out more about the history of naming locomotives in our Object of the Month blog.