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STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

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Sue Tiley wrote a review Sep 25
Ramsgate, United Kingdom4 contributions
Booked on line before we went and was well worth it. Very well presented history of steam engines. Great exhibits and information when walking round. Staggered entry so social distancing was not a problem. Understandably the cafe was closed but an area with seating was available to eat and drink what we had brought with us. Parking ticket was no problem as it was free if validated after our visit in the near by McCarther Glenn outlet .
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Date of experience: September 2020
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jan b wrote a review Sep 24
javea15 contributions6 helpful votes
Just reopened after coved shutdown this felt very safe with one way easy to use system. Interesting museum with actual locomotives and lots of videos showing what life was like for the workers. Really good value for money.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Welsh boy wrote a review Sep 22
Swansea, United Kingdom28 contributions11 helpful votes
Brilliant attraction showing the history a And legacy of the GWR, the steam engines a firm favourite with the kids
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Charles F wrote a review Sep 13
Newtown, United Kingdom710 contributions192 helpful votes
A very interesting insight into the history of industrial Swindon and its railway founded expansion, a nice range of exhibits.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Andrew K wrote a review Mar 2020
Swindon, United Kingdom16 contributions9 helpful votes
Having served my apprenticeship at Swindon Rail Works many years ago and going on to have a 30 year career with the skills gained with the craftsman status as a consequence, it amazing to see the environment being recreated. I have no reservation in recommending this as a quality, authentic visitor centre, at which the visitors will experience a great feel of times gone by.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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