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The Mad (Museum of Mechanical Design ) - Stratford-upon-Avon
4/5 Henley Street, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire. CV37 6PT. Tel: +44 (0)1789 269356
Release your inner child and experience the imagination of marvellous minds!
The MAD (Mechanical Art and Design) Museum is based in the centre of Stratford upon Avon and houses over one hundred pieces of Kinetic Art and Automata from revolutionary and respected artists all around the globe.
Best described as a combination of Wallis and Gromit, Heath Robinson and Scrapheap Challenge; The MAD Museum is the only museum of its kind in the UK and offers the whole family a chance to experience and interact with fantastic machines.
Perfect for little kids and big kids alike, no matter what age or level of interest, everyone finds something different to appreciate and enjoy at The MAD Museum.
The Mad (Museum of Mechanical Design ) - Stratford-upon-Avon
Enter an eccentric world of moving art; The MAD Museum is a wonderful place to experience and interact with an extraordinary assortment of both modern and old fashioned, yet highly innovative, machines. It is perfect for the whole family offering a highly interactive experience but it will also interest those who are fascinated by physics, design and engineering but most of all fun!
The MAD Museum’s Gift Shop – The museum’s art work is supported by a wacky shop which holds gifts ideas for all occasions. Pick from an eclectic assortment of wind-up toys, sound machines, marble runs, bubble robots, IQ tests, weird science experiments and much more!
Due to popular demand, the MAD Museum’s gift shop is now available online too!

Opening Times: Weekdays Weekends/Holidays*
October – March 10:30am – 4:30pm 10:00am - 5:30pm
April – September 10:00am - 5:00pm 10:00am - 5:30pm

*Warwickshire School Holidays and National Bank Holidays.
Last entry is 45 minutes before closing time. The museum is open 7 days a week, all year round (except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & Boxing Day). On New Years Eve and New Years Day the museum is open from 10:30am until 4:00pm.
Occasionally the museum has to shut for maintenance reasons, please check their website before visiting.
Please note: Visitors with disabilities will be charged the concessionary admission rate.
Admission PricesPrice
Adult £6.80
Children (6- 12yrs)£4.50
Children (5yrs & under)Free
Family Ticket£19.00
Group rates, venue hire and educational visits are available
For more information please see The Mad Museum