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The MAD Museum


The MAD (Mechanical Art and Design) Museum does what it says on the tin! This quirky attraction located in the centre of Stratford-upon -Avon, houses around 60 interactive mechanical contraptions and is the only one of its kind in the UK.

Perfect for the whole family, The MAD Museum is a fantastic playground for adults and an exciting treasure trove for inquisitive kids. As well as being highly interactive and a lot of fun, this eccentric museum appeals to those with curious and methodical brains too. If you like art, design, science and/or engineering, The MAD Museum is for you.

The MAD Museum is a celebration of all things mechanically weird and wonderful. Rolling ball machines, water clocks, interactive light walls, 3D faces, giant rocking birds and much more.

Visitor Info


The MAD Museum is located in the town centre, half way up Henley Street and a few buildings away from Shakespeare’s Birthplace.

Walking distance from The MAD Museum:

Windsor Street Coach Park (CV37 6NL) – 2 minutes

Riverside Coach Park (CV37 6BY) – 5 minutes

Stratford upon Avon Train Station (CV37 6PL) – 4 minutes

Ticket Prices

Adult £7.80

Concession/ Student £6.30

Child (6-15yrs) £5.20

Child 5yrs & under Free

Family ticket (2 adult + 2 children 6-15yrs) £22.00

Extra child with family ticket £3.50

Opening Times

April – September

Monday- Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday – Sunday & Holidays* 10:00am – 5:30pm

October -March

Monday- Friday 10:30am – 4:30pm

Saturday – Sunday & Holiday* 10:00am – 5:30pm

*Warwickshire School Holidays and UK Bank Holidays. Last admission is 45 minutes before closing. The museum is open all year round except around the Christmas period. Occasionally the museum closes for maintenance days, please check their website for the latest information.



Group discount rates, guided tours, activity packs, private hire and workshops are all available.



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