How can I book a visit?
To make a booking or for more information please contact us:
We cater for Early Years, Foundation Stage and Key Stages 1 to 4
To make a booking or for more information contact us:01793 466640
We welcome up to 20,000 school visitors to our Discovery Sessions each year. To find out more about the learning experiences we offer, please click on the relevant Key Stage below.
We offer a number of activities for four and five year-olds around the museum.
Encourage pupils to get involved with our interactive discovery sessions and explore the coming of the railways.
Explore how life changed in Swindon during Victorian times through role-play and debate.
See how our displays can support the study of Swindon and the Great Western Railway.
Live the War for a day and immerse yourself in the sounds and sights of the Home Front with our wartime festival for schools.
We have adapted our offer for schools to ensure that children can continue to engage with heritage and culture. Bring history to life in the classroom with our range of virtual learning sessions and object loan boxes.
Learn more about the history of the Great Western Railway and our collection with our 360-degree virtual tour, plus online museum trails and puzzles.
“STEAM gave our children such a wonderful, rich and hands- on engaging learning experience.” Wansdyke Primary School