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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
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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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Magical, if you into that sort of thing:)

If you have your sights set on attending MIT, it is a Wow sort of a trip. You can almost feel the brilliance around you. The great lawn in front of the dome is photo op worthy. If... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Weston, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you have your sights set on attending MIT, it is a Wow sort of a trip. You can almost feel the brilliance around you. The great lawn in front of the dome is photo op worthy. If you get lucky, you may even witness a prank(which MIT students are famous for).

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North Bethesda, Maryland, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most of the older buildings are in the neo-classical style but others were designed by IM Pei and Frank Gehry and for good measure there is an Alexander Calder "Stabile" called "The Great Sail". You can even wander around inside several of the buildings where you can feel the academic intensity coupled with a nerdy playfulness. You can actually see... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This university is THE institute of technology, probably the most prestigious engineering university in the world! It's worth visiting because of its name: if you are an engineer entering in this sacred temple of technology has a mystical meaning. However if you are not a geek there are a few reasons to spend half an hour on this campus. Most... More 

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

MIT, one of the best countries in the world, has truly amazing architecture. It's spread out lengthwise along the northern side of the Charles River. It's a few mile walk to cover the entire campus, but it's worth it to see the architecture. Stop in at the Coop to pick up a souvenir while you're at it!

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love visiting MIT. Kids are friendly and you cannot help but be inspired. Go buy some MIT Gear and take a tour

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Muscat, Oman
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

MIT is now strict you cannot go inside their premises for a tour. You just see the building from out side. So it's not worth going there at all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

MIT should definitely be on the top of your lists if you are in an around Boston! Definitely justifies the hype and publicity.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an excellent feeling to walk through corridors and class rooms of one the finest institutions in this world. To be were a lot of great people and have been. spent one or two houes to explore , specially the library.

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Tampa, Florida USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Is the best place for technology. a must see if you are mechanical oriented or engineering. If you have teens children

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We were running short of time to visit the M.I.T. properly and sadly missed the museum. If you have been to Harvard, do not expect the building and park of the M.I.T. to be as impressive and magical as Harvard, but if you are in the area it is worth a stop as it one of the most famous colleges... More 

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