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STEAM Museum of the Great Western Railway
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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This is a well laid out museum with little cameos explaining all the different jobs undertaken at... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
RobertFGCarter
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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Fascinating Guided Tour of a very Interesting Railway Museum

A group of Calne Rotarians recently had a most interesting Guided Tour of the STEAM Museum of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
David528764
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Calne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On Friday we visited the Steam Museum in Swindon and were very impressed.The displays are very well put together and interactive even to us oldies.The museum was set out like the old railway workshops that were on the site.This led on to a brilliant idea of a train on an inspection pit where you could go under the train and view the unseen parts.Next was a chance to drive a steam train simulation,work a signal box before a display of a train in the station.I could go on but that would spoil it for the reader.The cafe was clean and reasonable so don’t delay,visit.We were there for over two hours!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mike S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and the boys visited STEAM while my sister and I hit the nearby Outlet. The boys came out buzzing and we can really recommend this place for both fans of steam locamotives and general historical interest.There were plenty of hands-on exhibits and artifacts.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Deborah M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never get tired of wandering round here. Lots to look at and investigate, big, airy and grand spaces filled with engineering marvels and fun events plus the Outlet village is just a stone's throw away. The proud but hidden history of a town brought to life brilliantly

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stone P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place to visit very informative my Uncle worked for the railway at Swindon and his name is on one of the plagues so is very special to me

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 38Swampy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and informative greeting on arrival at the museum, offered advice on how to get the best out of our visit and it was explained that we should allow a minimum of 2 hours to see all of the exhibits.
Really well presented, very informative and most importantly entertaining.
Very enjoyable visit, all exhibit well presented and good value for money.
We will be back!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andy P
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