STEAM - MUSEUM OF THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY
Fire Fly Avenue, Swindon SN2 2TA Directions
Conferencing and Events, Guided Tours, Exhibitions, Displays, Reference and Picture Library, Information Center, Photography, Steam Shop, School and Group Visits, Filming, Learning and Educational Programs, Railway History Information, Collections & WWI Centenary
STEAM. Museum of the Great Western Railway located in a beautifully restored Grade II railway building in the heart of Swindon's former railway development. They discover the Great Western Railway's rich history and learn about the extraordinary things ordinary men and women did during the Railway Revolution. They take place in fantastic recreations of historical environments within the Museum or in authentic gallery settings where children can put their learning in perspective. It offers free entry to carers or representatives assisting a disabled visitor. Assistance dogs are always welcome.
Price: Adult £9.80, Child (3-16Yrs) £7.30, Student and Senior (65+) £7.90, Family (1 Adult, 1 Child) £17.10, Family (1 Adult, 2 Children) £22.10, Family (1 Adult, 3 Children) £28.90 & Family (2 Adults, 1 Child) £24.30
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MUSEUM OF COMPUTING
6-7 Theatre Square, Swindon SN1 1QN Directions
Exhibitions, Virtual Tour, Events, Children, Learning, Workshop, Displays, Collections, Information Center, Educational, Adult, Computer Games, Groups and School Visits, Artefacts & Shops
Museum of Computing exists to give you a record of all facets of computer history. You can find plenty of hands-on exhibits that encourage you to encounter computers and related things as they were in the past. It has over 5,000 objects. It holds exhibitions, conference, and has excellent educational activities, including a computer club for girls, and encourages visits to kindergarten. It offers both permanent and temporary exhibits.
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RICHARD JEFFERIES MUSEUM
Marlborough Road, Coate Water, Swindon SN3 6AA Directions
School and Group Visits, Regular Activities, Orchard, Visitor Center, Collections, Displays, Educational Programs, Exhibitions, Vegetable Plots, Gardens, Special Events, Shops, Tourist Place, Poetry Events, Garden, Children's Play Area, Tearoom, Writing Classes & Wooded Picnic
Richard Jefferies Museum consists of a thatched cottage of the 17th century purchased in 1800 by the Jefferies family. It is owned and managed by the Swindon Borough Council and the Richard Jefferies Museum Trust. You can enjoy the tearoom and beautiful gardens with a nature trail, wooded picnic area, orchard, vegetable plots, and a thousand places for kids to run around and hide. The museum holds regular family events, as well as writing classes, poetry events, and local people's opportunities to come and get involved.