Just east of Machynlleth in Llanbrynmair, this unique visitor centre is open all year with something for everyone whatever age, interest or need.
Machinations is the only permanent exhibition of contemporary Automata (mechanical moving models) in Britain. The hands-on interactive moving model characters spin, whirl or bob up and down with fascinating mechanisms displaying cogs, cams and levers - an infinite variety of movement.
There is endless entertainment for the children with the lovely rabbit village where they can feed and stroke the rabbits; the play barn which has climbing equipment, a slide and soft area for the little ones and a painting table and toys.
On offer are delicious home-made meals and snacks in the friendly café where you can view the surrounding, beautiful countryside.
An ideal spot for walkers, cyclists and motorcyclists as Machinations is situated close to the famous 'Glyndwr's Way'.