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STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

Fire Fly Avenue
Off Kemble Drive
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN2 2EY

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01793 466637 / 466626/466646

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STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
1 adult, 3 children£27.00 per ticket
2 adults + 1 child£23.10 per ticket
2 adults + 2 children£29.65 per ticket
2 adults + 3 children£34.65 per ticket
Adult 16+ years£9.35 per ticket
Children 3-15yrs£6.95 per ticket
Children under 3yrsFree
Family ( 1 adult, 2 Children)£21.00 per ticket
Family (1 adult, 1 child)£16.30 per ticket
Season Ticket Adult£18.75 per ticket
Season Ticket Child£14.35 per ticket
Season ticket Family ( 1 adult, 2 Children)£32.00 per ticket
Season ticket Family ( 2 adult 1 child)£34.20 per ticket
Season ticket family ( 2 adults, 3 children)£45.20 per ticket
Season ticket Family (1 adult, 1 child)£27.55 per ticket
Season ticket Family (2 adult 2 child)£40.80 per ticket
Season Ticket Family 1 adult, 3 children£38.00 per ticket
Season Ticket Senior£15.45 per ticket
Senior Citizen£7.50 per ticket
Student£7.50 per ticket
Student season ticket£15.45 per ticket

Special discounts apply for groups of 15 or more.
Free admission to carer or helpers assisting a disabled visitor

You can buy a standard admission ticket for one day or why not pay a little extra to receive a great value STEAM season ticket giving you unlimited entry to the Museum for a whole 12 months! (excluding special event days)
Free admission to carers or helpers assisting a disabled visitor.

Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday10:0017:00*
Tuesday10:0017:00*
Wednesday10:0017:00*
Thursday10:0017:00*
Friday10:0017:00*
Saturday10:0017:00*
Sunday11:0016:00*

* 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 their website in good time before you visit for any updates regarding opening times. http://www.steam-museum.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Facilities

Other

  • Gift Shop

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - Automatic entrance doors. Low-level counters at the Ticket Desk, Shop and Cafe. Personal guiding scheme for unaccompanied disabled visitors (booking required). Free loan of wheelchair or motorised scooter.
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Induction loop system at the Ticket Desk. Subtitled video
  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Large print info panels, displays to touch, experience sounds,smells. Easy to read signage.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted - Guide, hearing and companion dogs welcome (dog bowls available)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - Free parking for disabled visitors is available within 25 metres of STEAM. Disabled visitors can be dropped off outside the museum entrance. There is level access to STEAM from all car parking areas. Please phone for details.
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors - Fully accessible toilets, fitted with call point

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Open All Year
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 02:30
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Max group size - 200
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • Parking (charge) - No charge (show STEAM ticket)

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 15
  • Special group rates
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - .

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Car:

Follow the brown tourist signs for the Outlet Centre, Great Western Heritage Area, or the ‘M’ for STEAM Museum sign.

STEAM can be found to the left of the Food Court entrance of the Outlet Centre.

STEAM can also be reached through the ‘at home’ section of the Outlet Centre.

Retain your admission ticket and claim free parking at the Outlet Centre car park.

Details are available when visitors buy their admission tickets at STEAM.

Public Transport Directions

By Train:

Walking from Swindon railway station – turn right outside the station and walk along Station Road towards Emlyn Square, staying on the right-hand side of the road.

Walk through the second underpass on the right (GWR tunnel) and up the ramp at the end.

Then follow the signposts to STEAM.

This is a 10 to 15 minute walk.

Video

  • STEAM - Museum of Great Western Railway

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    988
  • Very Good
    416
  • Average
    62
  • Poor
    15
  • Terrible
    8

Recent Reviews:

  • westcountrybird
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Fascinating Stuff
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 30th November 2019
    A really great visit to the Steam Museum. Really well laid out exhibits. Very atmospheric too. Staff were very helpful & friendly. If you are an English Heritage member, you get discounted entry... Read full review
  • jobT782XT
    Blunsdon, United Kingdom
    spacious, clean, welcoming and sooo interesting!
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 1st December 2019
    Good value for a family visit. Really interesting for all ages. Very clean, well presented and staff warm and welcoming. Read full review
  • intrepidtraveller45
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Excellent museum
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 4th December 2019
    A well priced, very interesting exhibition...it was well laid out and beautifully maintained! Brasses were shining, the mannequins fresh and the displays exciting. All facilities were equally... Read full review

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