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STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway - Visit Wiltshire

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway


Fire Fly Avenue
Off Kemble Drive

Tel: 01793 466637 / 466626/466646

Fax: +44 (0)1793 466615

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STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway, Swindon

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway, is housed in a beautifully restored Grade II railway building in the heart of the former Swindon railway works, located right next to the Swindon Designer Outlet and close to Swindon Town Centre.

Visitors of all ages get to climb aboard famous locomotives, have a go at changing the signals, be an engine driver and even walk underneath the 80 ton Caerphilly Castle.

STEAM is open daily between 10:00 – 17:00 (spring and summer) and 11:00 – 16:00 (winter).

Opening Times

Open All Year
2015 (1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015)

* STEAM is open every day of the week throughout the year (except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day).

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