February 2023 half term at STEAM Museum Swindon


February half term is just around the corner and everybody at STEAM is thrilled to be hosting an abundance of arts and science activities for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

Please remember to book online in advance (including Season Ticket holders).

Bridge Building Workshop
Monday 13th and Wednesday 15th February.

Drop-in: 10:30am – 12:30pm, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Budding Civil Engineers and Designers will have the opportunity to build and test creative bridge designs using Polydron construction materials. Perfect for developing STEM skills.

Get up close to the SUN
Monday 13th - Sunday 19th February

An awe-inspiring 3D recreation of the SUN will be making its debut in STEAM’s Great Western Hall as part of the Festival of Tomorrow!

The SUN is free to view in STEAM’s Great Western Hall. The installation is funded by the UKRI Science and Technology Facilities Council.

Meet the Railway Workers
Saturday 18 February

Hosted by STEAM’s friendly and knowledgeable volunteers, this activity is brilliant fun for all the family.

You’ll have the opportunity to get onto the footplate of No. 3717 City of Truro, No. 6000 King George V and No. 2818! Plus, enjoy a guided tour of STEAM.

Prime Theatre Workshops

Prime Theatre and the Festival of Tomorrow invite 14-18 year-olds to join them for an explosive mix of arts and science activities.

Journey into Space
Find out how spacesuits keep you alive. Explore how rockets get you into space and back again!

Science is Rubbish
Take junk and turn it into puppets. From old things in your home, to trash in your town.

The Discovery Lab
Whether it’s plants, clouds or why things float,visting aliens want to learn more from you!

Invisible Museum
Meet artefacts and people you’ve never heard of! Interactive stories from the past

A free lunch will be provided on arrival and transport costs are also available

Contact sarah@primetheatre.co.uk to reserve a place

Enjoy unlimited visits to our Museum for a whole 12 months!
Become a STEAM Season Ticket holder

For the cost of two standard tickets, you can visit STEAM as many times as you like for 12 months. Plus, Season Ticket holders enjoy 10% off selected special events and the STEAM Guide Book.

Adult, student, senior, child and family season tickets available.

Makes a great gift for family and friends.

*Excludes special events.

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway
Fire Fly Avenue, Swindon, SN2 2EY