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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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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...more
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77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
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Reviewed today

we walk from our hotel several times, they have the MIT useum, very interesting and the MIT campus is spread out trought the area.

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Reviewed today

I've been working here for more than 6 months already and I love it. Great place to visit as well! Nice view to Boston and Charles River. You can walk through the campus and look how the student life organized here. I also recommend taking...More

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Reviewed yesterday

My daughter reserved a tour on Friday 7 at 14.30. Warm welcome , nice and prepared students explained life at MIT and showed around the beautiful,modern and clean sites.Profs were glad to give useful information.

Thank matildecastellano2
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a tourist, I found out MIT is a cooler place to visit than Harvard. I mean for the architecture, the stories, and the cool things going on in the school. The engineering building was the coolest to see. You definitely need to plan ahead...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

wide and green garden. chilly in summer. modern and fancy architecture. not too many tourists. calm and authentic.

Thank nielsmatter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went through the MIT museum and were fascinated by the things in the exhibits. My husband is into 3D printing and was able to look into several workshops that work with that technology. Wish we had had more time to look around.

Thank grebnednav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the kids on a tour of several colleges, with MIT amongst them and the kids were amazed. What a purely spectacular school!

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I started my visit at the famous Great Dome. I walked the perimeter of the building to focus on the architectural details and the names of influential scholars from history inscribed on each section. Inpsiring stuff. Then I went inside the building and walked East...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Located in Boston MA the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) is a unmissable visit! The historic buildings and the awards received demonstrate the importance of this university in mechanical, electrical and physical inventions!

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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We did the MIT guided tour after Harvard, hands down more informative! Ask for Austin as a tour guide, hillarious and took us behind the scenes into lecture halls and each department. Don't bring a stroller, lots of stairs. Well worth the $12. Great to...More

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HOLAMY
May 30, 2018|
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Response from Jacqueline T | Reviewed this property |
We visited both of those and the Museum of Science. I would also go check the Peabody museum at Harvard.
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Response from AmirJahangir | Reviewed this property |
There is no entry fee, however if you book a tour they will charge $10-15 per person. I suggest you get the tour as it will give you the historical perspective and an idea what's going on in different department, as... More
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Response from Scallopeye2 | Reviewed this property |
BOS (Logan Airport) is the only Commercial airport near MIT. Suggest a cab if money is not an object. It's easy method with baggage, most direct & "safest" since you can take them any time if day or night. The other... More
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