The West Somerset Steam Railway Trust
Plan an Educational Visit
Open between 9.30am and 4pm, the Gauge Museum offers a range of museum based learning sessions. Alternatively, you can plan your own self-guided visit using our themed museum trails.
For more information about booking an educational visit to the Gauge Museum, please download our teachers’ information pack using the link below.
Visits with Train Travel
What better way to round off your learning experience than to feel for yourself the power of a steam locomotive as you travel through the beautiful Somerset countryside?
The Railway offers a range of possible routes on our line, allowing you to tailor your visit in terms of time and expense.
Risk Assessments and Health and Safety requirements
Download a copy of our Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work:
It also contains the Standard Conditions for School Groups Visiting the Gauge Museum, which explain what we expect from school children on a visit to the museum and the role of Group Leaders and accompanying adults.
Please ensure you familiarise yourself with all of our Risk Assessments and Health and Safety requirements before your visit and ensure that you brief all accompanying adults and, where applicable, the children in advance of the visit.