If you are staying in Swindon, a trip to the Museum of the Great Western Railway is vital. It’s functioned for over 140 years and used to be the largest railway facilities in the world. Featuring the Isambard Kingdon Brunel, the engineer who designed the railway and its infrastructure. All the workers of the museum are former rail-workers so they have inside information and knowledge on the subject. If you are staying at Alexandra House, definitely don’t miss out on seeing the Museum of the Great Western Railway.