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Stratford upon Avon is most famous for being the birthplace of poet and play writer William Shakespeare, but why not try something completely outside of the box and visit the towns newest most exciting attraction- The MAD (Mechanical Art & Design...more
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
4-5 Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6PT, England
All reviews marble runs all ages heath robinson kinetic art great fun pressing buttons magnetic wall interactive exhibits big kids adults and children couple of hours any age rainy day year olds two hours on display staff were very friendly
Small but perfectly formed. Took our 1year old here. She’s probably a bit too young but she (and we) enjoyed it all the same. Will return when she’s a little older/taller. Ticket price a bit steep. Glad we used Tesco club card vouchers
Don’t let the mention of Art make you think this is some stuff gallery
Far from it. Most exhibits are interactive in one way or another and clearly required a fair bit of creation.
It’s something would go down well with adults as well as...More
3 young cousins /4 adults = 2 hours
It's not that big, but because it's all mind blowing you go back round and watch everything again and again, then try and work it out, lots of button pressing & activity areas.
Go along - you...More
Our family (two adults, an 11 and 9 year old) really enjoyed this attraction in the centre of Stratford. There are so many buttons to press. One child loved the magnetic wall where you can build marble runs. The other child (and her Dad) loved...More
We visited the MAD Museum on 6th December 2018 and had a fantastic time. We were in the museum for over 3 hours and we are in no doubt that the next time we are in Stratford on Avon we will visit it again. Adults...More
Hi Natalie, It's perfect for 8-year-olds. MAD is almost entirely hands-on so there are plenty of buttons to press, machines to interact with and marble runs to be made. Please take a look at the 'families' page on our... More
Hi Natalie, It's perfect for 8-year-olds. MAD is almost entirely hands-on so there are plenty of buttons to press, machines to interact with and marble runs to be made. Please take a look at the 'families' page on our website for more details. Thanks Natalie.
I think he would get some pleasure out of it , but it's more suited to slightly older children. He might be frustrated by not everything being hands on. Depends on what he enjoys I think. It's a great place though
Response from DonDons369 | Reviewed this property |
Even as a family with a 9yr old child, it only took us an hour. Worth getting the joint ticket with the Guildhall and Shakespeare's School rooms if you are interested in a bit of history of the place and Shakespeare.