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We'd like to say a big thank you for this fantastic blog piece written by Corrina at Confarreo. @confarreo We particularly liked this section: I don’t think I have ever known activities as fantastic as these for developing problem solving skills. Having to work out...

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Award Nominations

Award Nominations

We are over the moon our MAD Museum has been nominated as a finalist in not one, but two categories at this year's Coventry and Warwickshire Culture and Tourism Awards. We stand a chance of winning the Visitor Attraction of the Year Award and the Kids and Families...

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New Automata Building Activities

New Automata Building Activities

Pupils are given the elements to design and build 10 different models, with a choice of three varying wheel and cam mechanisms. You can either make automata kits in The MAD Museum's workshop, as part of a group trip or alternatively, we can provide you with the kits...

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Top on Trip Advisor

We'd just like to say a HUGE thank you for voting us the Best Museum in Warwickshire! MAD is taken care of by 4 full-time members of staff, we are stretched at times but it's great to see our hard work is paying off. Thank you very much for your help in making The MAD...

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Rollercoaster Design Competition

Rollercoaster Design Competition

Saturday 23rd July – Monday 5th September 2016 If you’ve been to our MAD Museum, you’ll know there are plenty of rolling ball machines and marble runs to play with. Each one is made unique with different track parts, hills, drops, turns and loops. Here are a few...

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The Winners of MAD’s Easter Egg Hunt

The Winners of MAD’s Easter Egg Hunt

  Over the Easter Holiday (Saturday 19th March – Monday 4th April 2016), we ran an Easter Egg Hunt. We asked our visitors to look around the museum and find the 12 hidden eggs. More than 1,500 people entered the prize draw to win MAD goodies and we are pleased to...

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Mechanical Easter Egg Hunt

Mechanical Easter Egg Hunt

Throughout the Easter Holiday (Saturday 19th March – Monday 4th April 2016) , The MAD Museum is holding a Mechanical Easter Egg Hunt. This competition will have a typically MAD twist; you’ll need to press buttons, turn handles and look in and around all the exhibits...

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Winner of the Automata Design Competition

Winner of the Automata Design Competition

Over February Half Term (Saturday 13th – Monday 22nd February 2016), we ran an Automata Design Competition. We asked our visitors to get inspired at the museum, then design their very own piece of automata. Hundreds of people entered and it was fantastic to see the...

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Bloggers Feedback

We'd like to say a big thank you for this fantastic blog piece written by Corrina at Confarreo. @confarreo We particularly liked this section: I don’t think I have ever known activities as fantastic as these for developing problem solving skills. Having to work out...

Award Nominations

Award Nominations

We are over the moon our MAD Museum has been nominated as a finalist in not one, but two categories at this year's Coventry and Warwickshire Culture and Tourism Awards. We stand a chance of winning the Visitor Attraction of the Year Award and the Kids and Families...

New Automata Building Activities

New Automata Building Activities

Pupils are given the elements to design and build 10 different models, with a choice of three varying wheel and cam mechanisms. You can either make automata kits in The MAD Museum's workshop, as part of a group trip or alternatively, we can provide you with the kits...

Top on Trip Advisor

We'd just like to say a HUGE thank you for voting us the Best Museum in Warwickshire! MAD is taken care of by 4 full-time members of staff, we are stretched at times but it's great to see our hard work is paying off. Thank you very much for your help in making The MAD...

Rollercoaster Design Competition

Rollercoaster Design Competition

Saturday 23rd July – Monday 5th September 2016 If you’ve been to our MAD Museum, you’ll know there are plenty of rolling ball machines and marble runs to play with. Each one is made unique with different track parts, hills, drops, turns and loops. Here are a few...

The Winners of MAD’s Easter Egg Hunt

The Winners of MAD’s Easter Egg Hunt

  Over the Easter Holiday (Saturday 19th March – Monday 4th April 2016), we ran an Easter Egg Hunt. We asked our visitors to look around the museum and find the 12 hidden eggs. More than 1,500 people entered the prize draw to win MAD goodies and we are pleased to...

Mechanical Easter Egg Hunt

Mechanical Easter Egg Hunt

Throughout the Easter Holiday (Saturday 19th March – Monday 4th April 2016) , The MAD Museum is holding a Mechanical Easter Egg Hunt. This competition will have a typically MAD twist; you’ll need to press buttons, turn handles and look in and around all the exhibits...

Winner of the Automata Design Competition

Winner of the Automata Design Competition

Over February Half Term (Saturday 13th – Monday 22nd February 2016), we ran an Automata Design Competition. We asked our visitors to get inspired at the museum, then design their very own piece of automata. Hundreds of people entered and it was fantastic to see the...