Free school transport is available for secondary schools who have registered to attend from Swindon’s Bus Company, during the school day.


The Event Location


STEAM Swindon – Museum of the Great Western Railway
Fire Fly Avenue (off Kemble Drive)


STEAM is located in the Rodbourne area of Swindon and is approximately 10-20 minutes’ walk from Swindon Town Centre. They share the historic Churchward site with the McArthurGlen Swindon Designer Outlet, Heelis (National Trust HQ), English Heritage, Historic England and the National Monuments and Records Centre.


Travelling by Rail
Swindon is easily reached via the London Paddington to Bristol line. STEAM is 10-20 minutes’ walk from Swindon Railway Station.

Turn right outside the Station, stay on the right-hand side pedestrian path and keep going until you come to a pedestrian sign that directs you through the GWR tunnel that connects to the Churchward site. Your route will pass English Heritage and Thomas Homes apartments, leading to STEAM Museum.


By Bus from Swindon Town Centre
Regular bus services run from Swindon Town Centre. Take number 1, 1a or number 8. Ask for the Designer Outlet