STEAM, the Museum of the Great Western Railway in Swindon, Wiltshire

The Museum of the Great Western Railway is known as STEAM and can be found set inside an old, restored railway station, in the town of Swindon in Wiltshire. Inside the lovingly restored station, you will find old train carriages and locomotives, including the 1897 Royal Saloon that belonged to Queen Victoria herself.  You will discover over 400,000 unusual and eclectic items in the STEAM collection, including photographs, rolling stock, textiles, fine art and of course locomotives and many more interesting highlights connected to the world of Steam Engines and the Railway.  All these precious artifacts are kept safe and secure, possibly behind securely locked Garage Doors Swindon, just like your precious work tools, gardening and camping equipment, and of course your car at your Swindon home!  These modern garage doors are supplied and fitted by a professional, reputable, experienced company such as

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The largest and most diverse collection held at STEAM is the Archive display, this holds more than 5,000 individual and group collections that include precious historical records and documents that relate to all aspects of British Railway as a whole and more specifically the Great Western Railway.  Accident reports, ledgers, staff registers, traffic minutes and board reports are all contained in this extraordinary selection of official company paperwork.

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This totally unique and fascinating collection can be enjoyed most days, Monday – Saturday from 10:00am – 5:00pm and Sunday from 11:00am – 4:00pm.

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