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Father’s Day

Discounts Take Dad to The MAD Museum Sunday 17th June 2018 Get down to ‘Warwickshire’s Best Museum’ this Father’s Day and visit The MAD Museum. This quirky attraction has something to offer the whole family – interact with crazy machines, build your own marble runs...

Family Super Saver

DISCOUNTS  How to save on days out in  Stratford upon Avon We’ve teamed up with our friends at Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall and Stratford Butterfly Farm to offer an exclusive family ticket. Whether you’re making plans for a weekend in Stratford...

Timbertech Automata Kits

Created by Dragon's Den Winners - Timberkits We have worked with Timberkits since we opened MAD in 2012. This lovely Welsh company supply wooden construction kits in all different shapes and sizes and we sell a lot of their products in our gift shop. We also provide...

NEW Resources for Teachers + Activity Packs for Learners

Exclusive at The MAD Museum Digital resources for teachers to use before, during and after trips to MAD. The MAD Museum has now launched resources packs which are specifically designed for teachers. These packs comprise of lesson plan ideas, tips, interesting facts...

NEW Free Downloadable Family Packs

The MAD Museum Family FunPack Download and Print In partnership with Luma Creative, we have produced MAD’s first Family Activity Pack. This is a free resource for you to print at home or at school. Inside you’ll find a wacky word search, gear games and design...

May 2018 Opening Times

Extended Opening Hours The MAD Museum MAY DAY BANK HOLIDAY Monday 7th May 2018 - Open 10:00am - 5:30pm SPRING BANK HOLIDAY & MAY HALF TERM Monday 28th May until Sunday 3rd June 2018 - Open 10:00am - 5:30pm (Saturday 26th + Sunday 27th May 2018, open as usual 10:00am -...

Summer 2018 Opening Times

As the days get long, so do our opening hours. From Sunday 1st April until Sunday 30th September 2018 these will be our opening times: Monday - Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm (last entry at 4:15pm) Saturday – Sunday & Holidays*: 10:00am – 5:30pm (last entry at 4:45pm) The...

MAD’s 6th Birthday

MAD Celebrates its 6th Birthday Today! Since we unbolted our doors on Friday 23rd March 2012, we’ve welcomed in over 250,000 visitors. In the last 6 years, we have launched the UK’s first mechanical art venue, expanded from a 4-person team to 15, moved properties,...

Easter Holidays 2018

Over the Warwickshire Easter Holiday, including Easter Weekend, The MAD Museum will be extending its opening hours.  Last admission is at 4:45pm every day. Your ticket will give you entry for the whole day so feel free to pop out and grab a sandwich, then...

Mother’s Day

Sunday 11th March 2018 Before your afternoon tea or Sunday lunch, why not spend a couple of hours at ‘Warwickshire’s best museum’ (voted by you on Trip Advisor) this Mother’s Day. The MAD Museum has something to offer the whole family, interact with beautiful...

February Half Term 2018

From Saturday 10th until Sunday 25th February 2018 The MAD Museum will be open 10:00am - 5:30pm everyday. Last entry is at 4:45pm. Please note: February Half Term is a busy time for us at MAD, so to avoid the crowds we recommend you visit either when the doors open at...

Pride of Stratford Awards 2018

Every year the Pride of Stratford Awards celebrates the accomplishments of local business, individual and community organisations.   This year, The MAD Museum is proud to be nominated as finalists for two prestigious awards ‘Arts Organisation of the Year‘ and ‘Team of...

Corporate Events with Trivia Trails

Recently The MAD Museum teamed up with Trivia Trails to offer fun evening entertainment for corporate groups. This evening involves a fascinating and informative walk through Stratford upon Avon’s historical sites, participating in a very...

Christmas Opening Times

Monday 30th October - Friday 22nd December 10:30am - 4:00pm Saturday 23rd December  10:00am - 5:30pm Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & Boxing Day Closed Wednesday 27th - Saturday 30th December  10:00am - 5:30pm New Year's Eve & New Year's Day 10:30am -4:00pm...

October Half Term

HOLIDAY TREATS This October Half Term get yourself down to ‘Warwickshire’s Best Museum’ as voted by you on Trip Advisor. At The MAD Museum, you’ll find amazing creativity, clever engineering and interactive entertainment. Come and interact with new weird and wonderful...

Scheduled Maintenance Week

It's time to give our machines some well deserved TLC. The MAD Museum will be closed to the public for one week in November. Closed Monday 6th - Friday 10th November 2017. MAD will be open as normal from Saturday 11th November, 10:00am until 5:30pm. We are very sorry...

We are now on our winter opening hours - Weekdays 10.30am -4.30pm. Weekends 10am - 5.30pm. Last admission 45 mins before closing.Check Times