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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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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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Tech Junkies Paradise

If you into tech and engineering this is better than Harvard... Must visit the Media Lab building... Can take the free tour but be early... Prayed Jummah with Muslim Students... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

If you into tech and engineering this is better than Harvard... Must visit the Media Lab building... Can take the free tour but be early... Prayed Jummah with Muslim Students Association at building across Street from Main Entrance... Very friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Buried in the sprawling MIT campus is a pearl of a museum. Development of robots, high speed photography and a collection of intricate clever mobiles were the highlights

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

nice campus museum interesting on robotics. places to relax on campus. Not as nurdy as you might think.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Very neat visiting the area, we went geocaching, to the museum and had dinner. We really enjoyed the afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

went on a free tour by the University and walked for a good hour over the campus. there is quite some construction going on, and this is the strength of such an institution, there is a permanent renewal going on. congrats, it must be a real honour to become a student there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

MIT has been characterized by its current President as a "gift to the world". That analysis is not an overstatement when one considers the innovations that have come out of MIT. MIT academics and researchers have changed our lives dramatically in communications, information technology, biology, transportation and many other fields. A visit to the MIT campus and a guided tour... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The building from outside is majestic. I love the way how “U” shows up as “V” in the old English. Love the steps. Opposite the main entrance of the MIT, there is a park where there are displays of some of the works that the students are displaying. This is a fun area to walk around. Parking is first come... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Even if you only see MIT on the trolley tour - do it! The buildings, if nothing else, are something to behold. It is an interesting campus and you must at least see the building that was designed to appear as if it were falling down.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Like the swallows return to Capistrano, alumni return every year to see what has changed. MIT is much bigger than the 1960 version. I liked the MIT Museum, a new item as far as I was concerned.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Like visiting Harvard there is a special atmosphere surrounding places of higher education. Students all around, this aire of expectation, the slightly lofty attitude among people of academia, the sort of dignity of the places. I love it and like going here. To others, perhaps it is just nice buildings.

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Address: 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone Number: 617 253 1000
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge

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