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MIT Museum (Building N52)

Science Museum and Art Gallery
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  • Massimo
    "Visit the exhibit upstairs, there's robots!"(4 Tips)
    MIT
    "Great place to bring the family; the hologram exhibit is awesome!"(2 Tips)
    M3t47 G.
    "The best thing is the holography exhibit."(2 Tips)
    Karthick S.
    "Free admission for Bank of America card holders."(2 Tips)
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  • American M.
    American MensaMarch 12, 2014
    This is the “place where science, technology and innovation meet.” In other words: geek out over here. It’s free from 10 a.m.-noon on Sundays, so throw that on the weekend schedule. Read more
  • Roz T.
    Roz ThomasOctober 21, 2015
    Great little museum. Arthur Ganson's kinetic sculptures are captivating and the exhibition on Ulrich Wust is so interesting.
  • S C.
    S CJuly 30, 2011
    Go to the kinetic sculptures then leave. If you want to see videos of cool stuff doing cool things next to said cool stuff in glass boxes not doing anything then you can stick around. Otherwise, that'
  • The Feast
    The FeastJune 9, 2011
    Every second night, the MIT museum is free. Go and check out their exhibit on artificial intelligence, featuring Kismet, the oddly adorable robot. Read more
  • Karthik R.
    Karthik RamanAugust 8, 2014
    Cool exhibits on robots and Polaroid. Also, explore around until you find the MIT model railroad club room.
  • Jamie H.
    Jamie HouseAugust 8, 2011
    This place is brilliant. However, if you believe you are an intelligent individual, you may fee differently after walking through the Museum.
  • Cedar O.
    Cedar OliverApril 11, 2013
    See the Arthur Ganson sculptures before you die!!! Awesome hologram collection too. Skip the dumb exhibits about MIT history.
  • Mashable
    MashableMarch 20, 2014
    Art, artifacts, drawings, photographs, and instruments documenting MIT's role in 19th- and 20th- century science and technology
  • Boston University
    Boston UniversityDecember 3, 2012
    Save over 50% when you present your Terrier Card at the ticket office. General admission is $8.50, but for non-MIT students with ID, admission is just $4.
  • BU Today
    BU TodayJune 25, 2013
    "Hidden Heroes: The Genius of Everyday Things" explores the art and innovation behind common objects. The exhibit runs through September 27. Read more
  • Christopher B.
    Very cool museum, way more in this building than you'd expect from the small exterior.
  • PK S.
    PK ShiuFebruary 24, 2013
    A very small museum with some fun exhibit on the upper floors.
  • Roger A.
    Roger AntonsenDecember 6, 2011
    A wonderful museum! Do not miss Arthur Ganson's Gestural Engineering exhibit!
  • M3t47 G.
    M3t47 G34rJuly 30
    Not what you expect. It's just a showcase of student projects. The best thing is the holography exhibit. It is awesome!
  • Alex D.
    Alex DobyanApril 16, 2015
    It's kinda cool, worth an hour or so. Would have loved it between ages 10-14.
  • Chrissy T.
    Chrissy TobinOctober 27, 2013
    Admission is free on the last Sunday of the month!
  • travel42
    travel42August 31, 2011
    Check out the holography collection. You've gotta see it to believe it!
  • MIT
    MITDecember 6, 2010
    Great place to bring the family; the hologram exhibit is awesome!
  • xxx
    xxxMarch 9, 2011
    Funny, educational and surprisingly, especially the 'art works'.
  • Connor F.
    Connor FergusonMay 24, 2012
    Two-for-one adult tickets if you show your Charlie Card.
  • Massimo
    MassimoSeptember 28, 2014
    Visit the exhibit upstairs, there's robots!
  • Jonathan D.
    Jonathan DahanSeptember 7, 2013
    Portscan 18.117.0.216 on mitn open wireless and watch the red light blink!
  • Jared V.
    Jared VerdiAugust 12, 2013
    $10/adult. Sunday mornings no longer appear to be free.
  • Katherine M.
    Katherine MossMay 18, 2015
    Robots are cool. History all around you.
  • Sam
    SamNovember 19, 2011
    Fabulous exhibit on artificial intelligence and machine processing
  • Karthick S.
    Karthick SubramanianJanuary 5, 2015
    Free admission for Bank of America card holders.
  • Patricia C.
    Patricia ChesserAugust 9, 2013
    Show your T pass for free admission.
  • MIT
    MITFebruary 15, 2011
    Have you checked out the MIT 150th exhibit? Really cool if you're a history buff Read more
  • dickwyn
    dickwynJune 3
    The second floor is where all the good stuff is
  • Jay C.
    Jay ChittenipatNovember 19, 2011
    Loved the music stairway :-)
  • Jon W.
    Jon WedamanMay 25, 2013
    Today's demo: Slide rules.
  • Fayefei
    FayefeiMay 14, 2011
    Show your charlie card to get 2 for 1 ticket price
  • Bob S.
    Bob St ClaireApril 15, 2015
    So cool it should be illegal.
  • gracie s.
    gracie sanfordSeptember 2, 2013
    Just kidding. It's closed on Labor Day.
  • Anna D.
    Anna DNovember 20, 2011
    Free on Sundays till noon.
  • Erick W.
    Erick WeberAugust 23, 2011
    FREE Sundays from 10am - noon.
  • Tyson E.
    Tyson EvansNovember 28, 2009
    Arthur Ganson's kinetic sculptures are amazing and beautiful.
  • Nazym A.
    Nazym AzimbayevMay 17, 2011
    great! great!
  • A I.
    A IbsJune 19
    Kinetic sculptures
  • katherine k. r.
    This museum is not about Romney.
  • Reed C.
    Reed CochranAugust 26, 2011
    Plain nifty.
  • Steve D.
    Steve DavisMay 7, 2009
    Go to mit museum and play with the kinetic sculptures! They're amazing!
  • Sasha
    SashaMarch 25, 2010
    Way cooler than MOS
  • Olesya
    OlesyaNovember 5, 2014
    Запаситесь временем на вникание в суть экспонатов👍 отличные футболки с надписями в подарок для ITшников
  • Marley B.
    Marley BarbosaAugust 2, 2013
    Interessantissimo ver invencoes cotidianas no lugar onde foram concebidas
  • Luciano G.
    Luciano GallagherOctober 31, 2015
    Interesante pero mejor ver desde afuera, 5dls
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