We look forward to welcoming you to STEAM.

STEAM has a range of facilities including:

  • Platform One Café

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    STEAM’s Platform One Café offers a selection of hot and cold drinks, plus delicious homemade cakes and sandwiches.

    Museum admission is not required to visit the café (but of course highly recommended!)

    Platform One Café Opening Times:

    Monday – Saturday: 10:00am – 4:00pm

    Sunday: 11:00am – 3:00pm

  • Royal Mail Post and Go stamp machine

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    STEAM has it’s very own Royal Mail Post and Go stamp machine, located in our entrance (Scraggery) area. Stamps feature ‘STEAM GWR’ and make an excellent collectors item.
    It is not necessary to book admission tickets online to use the stamp machine or to visit the STEAM Shop. Please note that we are currently accepting card payments only.
  • Baby feeding and baby changing

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    Breastfeeding and bottle feeding is welcome throughout STEAM.

    Baby changing facilities are available on the ground floor.

  • Toilets

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    There are plenty of toilets located in our entrance area, on the Station Platform and within the café.

    Accessible facilities are located in our entrance area.

  • Parking

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    The main and closest car parking for STEAM is located at the Swindon Designer Outlet North and West Car Parks which are just five minutes’ walk from the Museum. You can get free parking at these car parks with a STEAM admission ticket.

    Visit our Parking page for more information.

To find out more about our museum displays – please visit our ‘What to See and Do’ page.

STEAM is fully accessible – with lifts and ramps giving wheelchair and pushchair access throughout the Museum. For more information, please visit our Accessibility page.

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