You may well have read my post about my recent trip to Stratford – if not, why not?
One of the places we visited was the MAD Museum – situated above some of the shops down the road from Shakespeare’s Birth Place.
MAD stands for Mechanical Art and Design.
I wasn’t convinced I’d be interested, but it was actually incredibly fascinating.
Almost all of the exhibits were interactive, you pushed a button (or put your foot on the pedal, or clapped!) and it came to life.
From clever wooden models that moved by a crank, to marble runs that far exceeded the one I had as a kid, the original Meccano ferris wheel, and so much more.
I took a lot of photos, you were encouraged to, and recorded some videos of the brilliant creations moving.
If you’re in that part of the world and looking for something a bit different to explore, I highly recommend it.
I foolishly didn’t take down the names of all the exhibits I photographed, so if you are the artist, I’m sorry.