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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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Address: 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone Number: 617 253 1000
Description: One of the world's leading educational institutions, with an emphasis on...
One of the world's leading educational institutions, with an emphasis on math and sciences, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is located on the banks of the Charles River. The M.I.T. campus includes many modern buildings designed by famous architects and is worth exploring.
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The name was enough bot so were impressive infrastructure, amenities,ease of commute.. it was cold but could see quite a few students, jogging, exercising. The restaurants are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The name was enough bot so were impressive infrastructure, amenities,ease of commute.. it was cold but could see quite a few students, jogging, exercising. The restaurants are just a street acrosss, and so is the subway station... there was nothing that can be disliked there.. I was in awe of the place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

It is always fun to walk around the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and to look at the students exhibits displayed in many of the buildings. The walk down Memorial Drive along the banks of the Charles River with MIT on your left, Boston University and Fenway Park across the river to your right and the great skyline of Boston... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The MIT is one of the top scientific universities in the world. The campus is impressive. It is not a tourist place but knowing who studied there, it is interesting to walk around and visit the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

If you are visiting the Boston area, do not miss a chance to do a tour of MIT. Particularly the Media Labs. Just walking around, you are most likely to be inspired by some of the research and applied solutions that the professors and teams are working on. The old style buildings with the infinite corridor and the modern sections... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My father graduated from MIT in 1917. So while I was visiting my son at Harvard Law School, I wanted to visit MIT while in Cambridge. And, I was not disappointed. What I found most interesting was that while walking along one of the halls of the main building you see here, there are encased in displays on the wall... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Walked around the MIT campus. Was very interesting to see all that goes on their. The iconic building with the dome is quite interesting and the little reading room under the dome is lovely. The Frank Gehry Building is fun and interesting - wonder if it is practical for those who work in it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

There is a very interesting assortment of public art scattered around the campus and the STATA museum was interesting, but very light on displays. Lots of walking around!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Easy to walk around, good food in the area. I enjoyed gift shopping at the Coop and dinner at the seafood restaurants!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I work at MIT and I see loads of people come for tours of campus. MIT certainly is not the most beautiful campus you'll ever see, but it has some very neat sights nonetheless. I'm a big fan of the Stata Center and Kresge Auditorium. Some lesser know places are the MIT Chapel, which is beautiful and serene, and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

It is so appropriate that the world famous M.I.T. Department of Architecture and City Planning - is located in the main domed building directly across the street from a trio of some of M.I.T.'s most famous 20th c. buildings. Both the Chapel and Kresge Auditorium (the dome) were designed by Eero Saarinen. The interior of the small intimate Chapel space... More 

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