Steam Museum of the Great Western Railway. Admission charge. Open daily.

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The nearby car park has free parking in designated blue badge parking areas. Carers of visitors have free entry to the museum. Automatic entrance doors open across flat ground. All counters of the ticket desk, shop and café are low level access. Inside the building is a disability access toilet with alarm cord and a an adult changing room.

Swindon has a Shopmobility which is situated at the back of Sandford House in Sandford Street.

Brief Description:

A museum in a Grade II listed building dedicated to the Great Western Railway.

Further Information:


Steam Museum of the Great Western Railway, Fire Fly Ave, Swindon SN2 2EY


01793 466626



Opening Hours:

Monday to Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm last admission 4:00pm.
Sunday 11:00am – 4:00pm last admission 3:00pm.


Entering Swindon from all directions, join the B4006 travelling east or west. At the roundabout of the B4006 and B4289 take the exit south onto the B4289 ‘Kemble Drive’. Continue along Kemble Drive across the next roundabout and turn south into Fire Fly Avenue. At the junction continue west along Fire Fly Avenue and the museum will be visible on the south side of the road.

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For more travel information go to or call 0871 200 22 33. Nearest train station is in Swindon. For train services visit or call 08457 484950.


Platform One Café serves hot and cold snacks and meals, beverages and refreshments. Advance parties and group bookings available on request.