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...
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...
Automata Design Competition

Automata Design Competition

February Half Term at The MAD Museum Saturday 13th – Monday 22nd February 2016 The Brief Using inspiration from around The MAD Museum, we want you to design your very own piece of automata. For those who aren’t sure, automata is a (typically wooden) sculpture...

Winner of the 2015 Summer Design Competition

From Saturday 18th July until Monday 7th September 2015, The MAD Museum held a Summer Design Competition.We asked interested applicants to examine and interact with the museum’s  MAD Marbles wall, then design a new track part. Over this 7-week competition...