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New Gift Shop Goodies

FRESH MAD SHOP ITEMS AVAILABLE FROM THE MUSEUM OR ONLINE If you’ve been to The MAD Museum, you’ll know they have a gift shop full of MAD-esque gismos, gadgets and toys. A lot of the items in the shop encourage the Art and Design and the STEM subjects (Science,...

New Kinetic Art Exhibit – Lukas van de Vrande

Authentic piece of kinetic art now at MAD The MAD Museum is now displaying a fascinating piece of art by Amsterdam-based artist, Lukas van de Vrande. ‘MOVING STRIPES’ This is a true-to-form, accurate piece of kinetic art and Lukas made it out of steel and polyacetal...

New 2019 Discounts

Money-saving vouchers and informationThe Team at The MAD Museum has recently added and changed some of the discounts and vouchers we offer. Click on the link below to find out more.

February Half Term 2019

EXTENDED OPENING HOURS The MAD Museum will be open every day from Saturday 16th February until Sunday 24th February 2019 from 10:00am until 5:30pm. Last entry at 4:45pm. HOLIDAY TIPS Please note: We do get quite busy during February Half Term so we advise you visit...

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...