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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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Address: 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139
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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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Amazing place!

What an amazing place to visit! Great campus and great facilities! Do not miss the university shop as well the museum.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What an amazing place to visit! Great campus and great facilities! Do not miss the university shop as well the museum.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Take a student led tour and you will learn about student hacks, amazing graduates and see some of the cutting edge and once cutting edge architecture. Stroll through Killian's Court and take a walk on the riverside to see the crew teams and sailing teams as they practice and race on the Charles River.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of interesting areas to see, sculptures and artwork sprinkled through campus. You can walk down the Infinite Corridor and see open labs. Dorm on west side of campus has interesting architecture, east side has the Strata Center.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is nice to have visited one of the world's best educational institution. Since, it is open, it is a good place to have a stroll. A walk to admire the buildings, the manicured lawns will amount to one relaxing walk. Some of the world's greatest minds were students here before and probably walked the same paths as I did.

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MIT has a very open campus that crosses public streets with a compact foot print of buildings which makes it easy to get from one to the other. The campus is best described as a long rectangle that would take no more than 20 minutes the walk the length and 5 minutes to walk the width. The main building is... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I visited MIT during our tour of colleges, almost on a whim, figuring that it would be a long shot for him to get in. This was during a tour of ten colleges in the northeast. Both the info session and the tour were so impressive that he has decided to apply. Recognizing that nearly everyone who... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cambridge, Boston beautiful places with history, restaurants, shops, green areas, parks, baseball....It was an amazing experience lived at MIT/Sloan that I will remind for ever.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great University, such a great place. We were totally wet by the time we reached the University for a tour but unfortunately, when we finally found the enquiries desk we were told that due to spring brake there were no tours this week. They should have more signs and inform visitors when the tours are available, like Harvand.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prospective students--definitely check it out. Personally I think there is no better place for STEM innovation in the US. Cambridge tourists--plenty of interesting things to see if you're in the area! Interesting architecture, the iconic dome, giant tetris on an east campus tower at night...

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

People don't generally know that MIT has great departments in humanities disciplines such as Literature, History, and Philosophy.

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