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Conferencing and Events

Welcome to STEAM Corporate Hospitality

STEAM has a range of dynamic and versatile spaces within the Museum and these can be dressed and styled to provide the perfect venue for your event. The Museum can accommodate up to 750 people for private and corporate bookings.



What we offer

Our spaces range from large event halls and a large theatre-style room with its own break-out area, to smart GWR themed boardrooms - ideal for both occasional and regular meetings. We run day and evening events - from business breakfasts through to evening gala dinners, parties and concerts.






​ Great Western Hall

​ 550

​ 40

​ 450

​ 750

​ Hawksworth Hall

​ 300

​ 40

​ 150

​ 300

​ Sir Daniel Gooch Theatre

​ 100



​ 100

​ Castle Boardroom


​ Dean Boardroom

​ 10

 Ticket Office





Whatever your event requirements and size of your group, the STEAM Hospitality team can tailor a package to meet your exact needs. Once we have the details of your event or meeting and possible catering needs, we can give you a competitive quote before you decide to book.


We have full on-site catering, using fresh produce and top quality ingredients, with a range of menus to suit your budget. From revitalising refreshments and delicious buffet lunches, to stylish canapés and prestigious evening meals - we've got it covered!

FREE Parking

Free parking is available for STEAM corporate visitors. Please present your car parking ticket to STEAM Reception. Please note that all visitors should park in the Swindon Designer Outlet North Car Park (Kemble Drive) or the Swindon Designer Outlet West Car Park (Paddington Drive).

Contact Us

For information on all our corporate and private bookings, please contact the STEAM Events Team on:

Tel: 01793 466613


Aim Accredited Venue

aim - an dassurance of excellence making meetings better


STEAM is accredited at Entry Level by the Meetings Industry Association. AIM is a standard that symbolises the levels of service and quality you can expect from an AIM accredited venue.