Museums in Swindon

Find museums in Swindon. Listings include Steam - Museum of the Great Western Railway, Richard Jefferies Museum, Museum of Computing, Jennie Anderson Archaeological Illustration, Parachute Regimental Association Swindon Branch and Steam Railway Museum. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

  • 07/13/20
    In 2007, Network Rail gifted a collection of 109 drawings to STEAM. Dating from the early to mid 1840s, the drawings are of great significance. They show the plans of cottages in the eastern half of t...
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  • 07/12/20
    Have you been redecorating your home over lockdown? We have a great range of high-quality prints, canvases, cushions and other homeware items available online. From images of iconic locomotives, to ...
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  • 07/11/20
    The last mainline British Railways steam locomotive built at Swindon Works celebrated its 50th birthday at STEAM in 2008. 92220 Evening Star brought together men who either built or drove the 130-tonn...
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  • 07/10/20
    It's time for some Friday fun! Can you name the 17 GWR stations in our new emoji quiz? Stations are from both the current and former GWR network. Answers will be revealed next week. Good luck! #Muse...
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  • 07/09/20
    It's #ThrowbackThursday and we have the front cover of STEAM's first ever visitor leaflet from 2000 to share with you. Do you remember it? #STEAMMuseum20
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  • 07/09/20
    Operation Husky. On this day in 1943, a joint Operation British American and Canadian joint service operation, sadly for the glider pilots and troops, lots were shot down by the US Navy.
    > Parachute Regimental Association Swindon Bran
  • 07/08/20
    In November 2015, Two flagship locomotives made a timely return to Swindon; No. 6000 King George V and No. 3717 City of Truro. Their arrival signified the beginning of Swindon175 - a yearlong programm...
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  • 07/07/20
    We are delighted to see our online Detective Trail Series featured in this week's Kids in Museums top picks for family fun. 🚂 🎩 🔎 Explore our story-telling displays online and see if you can work out...
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  • 07/07/20
    In 2018 STEAM won The Leisure & Tourism Award at the South West Business and Community Awards. The award recognised the great work undertaken by the whole team in delivering a premier visitor attracti...
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  • 07/06/20
    STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway remains temporarily closed while work is ongoing to make sure that our premises is COVID-secure. This closure includes our Platform One Café, online shop, p...
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