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MIT Museum

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The MIT Museum presents temporary and permanent exhibitions at the nexus of art, science, and technology, as well as events, programs, and weekend demonstrations. People from around the world come to visit and learn about holograms, kinetic art...more
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265 Massachusetts Ave, Mit Bldg N51, Cambridge, MA 02139-4118
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Reviewed yesterday

The MIT museum is a great museum particularly for those with an engineering bent. The displays are kept current and do change from time to time so worth revisiting.

Thank Barnycanbill
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a look if you have time and are really into engineering but overall it's a very small museum given the admission price.

Thank Lorry04
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go to the museum two to three times a year, when they have new exhibits. It is a pleasure every single time as we always discover new things.

Thank JohannaL1524
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The MIT is a great space for business functions and much interesting memorabilia. And the location is great. be there or be square!

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Come here. This is a two-floor museum with static, active, and interactive displays and art forms, and an excellent museum store.

Thank JBPortland
Reviewed September 16, 2018

If you are thinking about walking from Harvard to MIT, please stop by here.The admission $10.You will see many amazing scientific wonders here!

Thank MarkT4358
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Small little musuem focused on artistic technology, some interesting exhibits. Not too expensive and nice gift shop, much more interesting Harvard

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We visited the museum last summer and our 9 and 7 years old enjoyed the visit. There were many interactive exhibits and we spend a pleasant morning in the different rooms. So when we offered another visit the kids were really excited to come back....More

Thank Hagit N
Reviewed August 20, 2018

My 11 year old loved the museum. Lots to see, watch and do. Would def. recommend a trip to see MIT. Guided tour was nice also.

Thank kmbsfc
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We spent an afternoon here, marveling at all the ingenious gadgets on display. Fascinating exhibit about the brain. Well worth price of admission, and the gift shop is interesting as well.

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leafpeeper98
November 30, 2016|
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Response from ACWR | Reviewed this property |
I teach 9th grade physical science/earth science and geometry. This museum is geared for younger students. The hands on activities were fun but again 6th graders would be a more appropriate audience.
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December 20, 2015|
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Response from Buffalomathprofessor | Reviewed this property |
Here is the latest info: Adults: $10.00; Under 18, students, seniors: $5:00. Free admission: MIT alumni and a guest; children under 5; and on the last Sunday of each month, Sept. through June. NOTE: all MIT Museum sites... More
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