Mad Science

Mad Science is the world’s leading enrichment provider in science education with over 150 franchise locations in more than 20 countries. With over 35 years of experience in the enrichment field, we inspire children through unique, hands-on experiences for children that are as entertaining as they are educational. Be a part of this powerhouse brand!

What Does a Mad Science Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with Mad Science, you'll need to have at least liquid capital of $53,000. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of at least $75,000. They also offer a discount for veterans. *


Financial requirements for this franchise:

Liquid Capital: $53,000
What does Liquid Capital mean?
Total Investment: $75,000
What does Total Investment mean?


Options available to franchisees:

Training: Available
Veteran Discount: Yes
SBA Approved: Available

Franchisor Details

Facts about this franchise:

Total Units: 150
Home Office: Montreal, Canada
Year Founded: 1985
Franchising Since: 1995

The Mad Science® children's education franchise has sparked imaginations
around the globe - now you can be a part of this powerhouse brand!

What is Mad Science®?

For more than twenty years, Mad Science® has been creating and delivering innovative, entertaining and educational hands-on activities directly to kids and their families. Exceptional consumer awareness and an ever-expanding distribution network have made Mad Science the world's most sought out and purchased science brand.

Mad Science Services

We offer a wide range of hands-on, science-related programs and activities targeted specifically to children aged three through twelve, including:

  • After-school programs
  • Workshops
  • Preschool programs
  • Special events
  • Birthday parties
  • Summer activities

Mad Science is everywhere

Children everywhere LOVE Mad Science, and we are quickly expanding to satisfy the overwhelming demand for our award-winning programs! Today, Mad Science is in more than 200 markets with a solid presence in 28+ countries around the globe. We make up a veritable family of franchisees, with offices in the UK, USA, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, and India to name a few.

Mad Science a Business for Yourself - Never by Yourself

Be a part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to build a child related, profitable, fun-to-own business, while enriching the lives of children in your community! With our world-class franchise support and an outstanding franchise community, you can be part of an award-winning business that is changing the world - one child at a time.

Why Choose Mad Science

A Proven Franchise Model

Mad Science, the world leader in science enrichment programs for kids, is a 34-year-old company that has been franchising for 24 years. We operate over 150 locations throughout more that 20 countries and reach over 5 million children every year.

Fastest Growing Segment

Our cutting-edge programs with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) cater to market demand. Mad Science is the premier service provider in this expanding segment. Capitalize on our success!

Be Your Own Boss

Mad Science makes the franchise process seamless by offering serious entrepreneurs training, support, and a strong brand to launch a new business.

Training and Support

Comprehensive Training

Our Support team provides on-site training so that you know everything you need to to get your business up and running! We educate you on how to run a successful franchise and offer insight on daily operations, HR, roles and responsibilities, accounting, technology, and website management.

Business Growth and Development

In order to grow your Mad Science franchise, our support team will guide you through the marketing plan and calendar and establish realistic goals for your first year. We will also help you set budgets and project sales and margins.

Ongoing Support

We offer ongoing support to all of our franchisees via email and our toll-free support line. Your dedicated account manager will make sure that you get a response to any question you have within a 24 hour period. You also have access to our upper management team and our president.

Mad Science Advantages

  • The world's leading brand with more than 20 years of experience!
  • Low investment and high return: benefit from gross profits of up to 80% per program.
  • Service oriented business with NO retail storefront.
  • Activities & programs delivered by trained instructors using professionally designed lesson plans and unique Mad Science equipment.
  • Mad Science correlates content to meet national science curriculum standards.
  • Personalized hands-on training at your location.
  • Access to a massive content library and resources with more than 2000 kid-friendly experiments and 200 hours of quality content.
  • World-class, proprietary franchisee technology that includes document libraries, a customized local website, streaming training videos, and MUCH more.
  • Access to our huge community of professionals that make up the Mad Science family.

Hear From Our Owners

"Your organization is helping to spark children's interest in science and prepare them for a lifetime of imaginative investigation."
- James Dorskind, Deputy Assitant to the President: The White House

"Mad Science's programs are really good; because of that you know you have a good foundation and good products to bring into schools. What you are bringing to the schools is something unique, fun, hands-on and educational."
- Kenneth Kahn, Mad Science of Central New Jersey Franchisee Since 1996

"If you want to put the fun back into your business life with a franchise which is challenging, constantly rewarding, financially sound and with a great feel good factor I would recommend you look seriously at Mad Science."
-Jeremy & Kathy Stables, Mad Science East of England Franchisees since 2005

"I wanted something that was in place in hundreds of other areas, with the training and support system of a franchisee network. I wanted to represent a product or service of value. Eventually it came down to the high intrinsic value of Mad Science."
- John Norton, Mad Science of Central Virginia Franchisee Since 2003

Ideal Candidate

We are seeking enthusiastic entrepreneurs with a strong business acumen. You don't need to have an art or education background for this opportunity! Mad Science is growing and you could be part of the success!

We are seeking smart, capable, enthusiastic, sales and marketing oriented individuals that want to run a great, rewarding and profitable business. If you like the idea of offering quality service that enriches the lives of children in your area, then Mad Science may be right for you.


Mad Science


Mad Science is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:

Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas

Interested parties should have at least $53,000 in liquid capital to invest.

* This information may have changed since first published. We recommend that you always verify fees, investment amounts, and offers with the business opportunity directly prior to making a decision to invest.

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