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Closed in January for 5 days

Closed Monday 14th until 18th JanuaryIt’s been quite a long time since we gave our hardworking machines some TLC. It’s time for us to carry out some conservation work and give them a well-earnt break. Scheduled Maintenance Days – January 2019Closed  ...

Scheduled Photoshoot at MAD

Photos are being taken at MAD on Friday 28th December, from 1pm until 3pm.On Friday 28th December from 1pm until 3pm we will have a photographer in The MAD Museum taking photographs of exhibits, our visitors and the museum (inside and outside).We cannot...

MAD Marble Kits – out of stock, more coming soon

More information about our most popular stocking fillers We are trying very hard to keep up with demand and we are constantly making more kits. Our machines and team are working overtime to make and package our marble kits up. We are really sorry if this...

MAD’s Top Bestsellers – Now Available Online

Following the success of their Gift Shop, the MAD Museum has launched an online shop and added over 30 of their bestselling items to buy.  There is a fantastic range of gifts ranging from the latest STEM kits to sensory, musical, time-telling and science...

Competition with Stratford Herald

Win a Family Pass and Marble Machine! The MAD Museum is giving away 4 family passes worth £22 each plus the 4 lucky winners each receive a Marble Machine #2, worth £39.99.See this week’s Stratford Herald and Midweek for more information about...

MAD Sponsors Kenilworth Squash Club

The MAD Museum are delighted to be one of the sponsors of The University of Warwick/ Kenilworth Squash Club.   Both clubs have partnered together to create a Premier Squash League (PSL) team. This season promises to deliver live squash played at the...

New Exhibits on display

Two new pieces have recently gone on display for visitors to enjoy The first, designed by Artist David Williams, demonstrates how magnetic fields work. The exhibit is technically two sculptures which produce different geometric shapes. The...

When Stratfordblog Visited MAD

REVIEW. See what local journalist, professional travel writer, Jeanette Parkin thought about The MAD Museum.  Read Jeanette’s review here.One wintery weekend in October, Jeanette visited our MAD Museum with her family.Jeanette offers fresh news, in-depth...

MAD’s 5th Birthday on Henley Street

The MAD Museum celebrates its 5th anniversary on Henley Street, Stratford-upon-AvonThis October The MAD (Mechanical Art and Design) Museum is celebrating its 5th anniversary of moving to Stratford’s most popular tourist street, also home to Shakespeare’s...

BBC Coventry & Warwickshire Feature MAD

Our front of house manager, Simon was live on radio! If you have been to our MAD Museum, chances are you have met our Front of House Manager, Simon Partridge. On Wednesday 3rd October Simon had a live interview with BBC Coventry and Warwickshire’s Keith...

October Half Term Opening Times

Saturday 27th October until Sunday 4th November 2018Open every day 10am until 5:30pm until Saturday 27th October until Sunday 4th November 2018.Last entry at 4:15pm.Please note: We do get quite busy during October Half Term so we advise you visit when we...

NEW Educational Kits – Learn about Linkages

Kits that explore the science of movement For some time now, we have been offering Timbertech Cam Kits in our gift shop and to schools as part of their class trip. Due to their popularity, Timbertech has just launched a new construction kit – the Linkages kit. These...

Online Shop – New Items Available

We have now added even more of our best seller to our online shop – see our marble kits, moon balls and music boxes here. Due to popular demand, we’ve made some of your favourite goodies more accessible.

Summer Holiday Opening Times 2018

From Saturday 21st July until Sunday 2nd September we will be open every day from 10am – 5:30pm Come rain or shine this Summer, The MAD Museum provides a fun few hours for the whole family. Over the Warwickshire Summer Holiday, including August Bank...

The MAD Museum will be CLOSED from Monday 14th until 18th January 2019Find out more