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STEAM Museum of the Great Western Railway 

There is no time to be bored in Swindon!

Apart from the hundreds of things to do in the town itself including award-winning Museums, Parks, Gardens, Leisure facilities, Shopping and Nightlife, our location on the edge of the Cotswolds and the rolling Wiltshire countryside means that whether it's water-skiing or the White Horse you'll be spoilt for choice of things to occupy your time.
 
STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway
Fire Fly Avenue, Swindon
 
 
The arrival of the steam engine in the early part of the nineteenth century had a huge impact up and down the country, and no more so than in Swindon.
 
STEAM - The Museum of the Great Western Railway celebrates the impact Isambard Kingdom Brunel had on Swindon with interactive exhibits, rare GWR memorabilia, imaginative story-telling displays, not to mention a wide variety of locomotives and rolling stock (many of which can be boarded!)
 
This fantastic museum also regularly plays host to travelling exhibitions, and is currently home to the Railway at War exhibition which looks at the role of the GWR and its employees during WW1.
 
And when you've finished exploring, the Platform One Café located just off the main reception is just the ticket to unwind with a well earned snack or meal.
 
SwindonWebTV's Sam Malik went along to find out more.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway
Fire Fly Avenue
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN2 2EY

Tel: 01793 466646
 
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