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Press Release from Lukas van de Vrande

Press Release from Lukas van de Vrande

Dutch artist brings art to Stratford The Dutch artist Lukas van de Vrande brought a piece of art he made to the MAD Museum in Stratford upon Avon. His machine ‘Two Million Years’ is a combination of art & science. Stripes move up and down, back and forth, and when...

Celebrating MAD’s 7th Birthday!

Celebrating MAD’s 7th Birthday!

Hip hip hooray! On Saturday 23rd March 2019, our MAD Museum turns 7! Since unbolting our doors in 2012, we’ve relocated to a bigger and better site, exhibited over 300 different weird and wonderful machines and welcomed in over 600,000 visitors. The MAD Museum is a...

New Exhibit – The Juggler

New Exhibit – The Juggler

A week after we started displaying a fantastic new rolling ball sculpture by Robert Moore, we were lucky enough to get another mind-boggling creation! Meet The Juggler by David Bowerman.  TEMPORARY EXHIBIT  - ON DISPLAY UNTIL 28TH MAY 2019   The 'Juggler' is...

New Exhibit – The Infinitram

New Exhibit – The Infinitram

A few days ago, one of our very favourite artists, Robert Moore brought a brand-new exciting exhibit to display at MAD. Since we first opened our museum in 2012, Robert has exhibited several fantastically whimsical and clever rolling ball machines and ‘Infinitram’ is...

Easter 2019 – Holiday Opening Times

Easter 2019 – Holiday Opening Times

From Saturday 13th April until Sunday 28th April 2019 Throughout the Easter Holidays, we will be extending our opening times. The MAD Museum will be open every day from Saturday 13th April until Sunday 28th April 2019 from 10:00am until 5:30pm. Last entry at...

Mother’s Day Discounts 2019

Mother’s Day Discounts 2019

From Saturday 13th April until Sunday 28th April 2019 Throughout the Easter Holidays, we will be extending our opening times. The MAD Museum will be open every day from Saturday 13th April until Sunday 28th April 2019 from 10:00am until 5:30pm. Last entry at...

3D Printed Marble Runs

3D Printed Marble Runs

Mother’s Day Discounts 2019Sunday 31st March 2019   This Mother’s Day, we will be running two heavily-discounted deals. Whether you’re thinking about treating Mum or coming to the museum with your family, these deals will be running all Sunday 31st Sunday, 10am until...

Tour Groups at MAD

Tour Groups at MAD

We’ve just started exhibiting 5 new 3D marble runs. These have all been specially printed using a 3D printing machine and each demonstrates different lift mechanisms and design. WHAT IS 3D PRINTING? 3D printing is the process in which digital models are constructed...

New Gift Shop Goodies

New Gift Shop Goodies

Groups can watch and interact with mind-boggling mechanical creations such as flying mechanical birds, clever clocks and witty characters, plus build marble runs and learn engineering and physics principles. This quirky and unique attraction offers groups...

New Kinetic Art Exhibit – Lukas van de Vrande

New Kinetic Art Exhibit – Lukas van de Vrande

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 2019 Discounts

New 2019 Discounts

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...

February Half Term 2019

February Half Term 2019

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.

Finalist in 2019’s Pride of Stratford Awards

Finalist in 2019’s Pride of Stratford Awards

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 in January for 5 days

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,...

Scheduled Photoshoot at MAD

Scheduled Photoshoot at MAD

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  ...

MAD Marble Kits – out of stock, more coming soon

MAD Marble Kits – out of stock, more coming soon

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’s Top Bestsellers – Now Available Online

MAD’s Top Bestsellers – Now Available Online

From Saturday 13th April until Sunday 28th April 2019 Throughout the Easter Holidays, we will be extending our opening times. The MAD Museum will be open every day from Saturday 13th April until Sunday 28th April 2019 from 10:00am until 5:30pm. Last entry at...

During the Summer Holidays we don’t have the capacity for pushchairs. Sorry if this causes any inconvenience. Find out more