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MIT Museum (Building N52)

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  • 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)
    "Visit the exhibit upstairs, there's robots!"(12 Tips)
    Tyson E.
    "Arthur Ganson's kinetic sculptures are amazing and beautiful."(6 Tips)
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  • 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'
  • Mel L.
    Mel LandquistMarch 17, 2017
    I loved this museum. You can see student's work and lots of other fun things. It's free once a month.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Christopher B.
    Christopher BrooksJuly 13, 2016
    Very cool museum, way more in this building than you'd expect from the small exterior.
  • 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
  • PK S.
    PK ShiuFebruary 24, 2013
    A very small museum with some fun exhibit on the upper floors.
  • M3t47 G.
    M3t47 G34rJuly 30, 2016
    Not what you expect. It's just a showcase of student projects. The best thing is the holography exhibit. It is awesome!
  • Roger A.
    Roger AntonsenDecember 6, 2011
    A wonderful museum! Do not miss Arthur Ganson's Gestural Engineering exhibit!
  • Uriel C.
    Uriel CoriaJune 9, 2017
    Free for MIT students, half price for students and 10 bucks regular ticket for everyone else.
  • Alex D.
    Alex DobyanApril 16, 2015
    It's kinda cool, worth an hour or so. Would have loved it between ages 10-14.
  • Chris L.
    Chris LDecember 19, 2016
    Just one floor sounds very small, right? We spent hours and hours here pouring over everything.
  • Chrissy T.
    Chrissy TobinOctober 27, 2013
    Admission is free on the last Sunday of the month!
  • Kyle P.
    Kyle PurdonMarch 10, 2017
    Awesome interactive museum. Had a ton of fun.
  • 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!
  • Jonathan D.
    Jonathan DahanSeptember 7, 2013
    Portscan on mitn open wireless and watch the red light blink!
  • xxx
    xxxMarch 9, 2011
    Funny, educational and surprisingly, especially the 'art works'.
  • Massimo
    MassimoSeptember 28, 2014
    Visit the exhibit upstairs, there's robots!
  • Ulyee F.
    Ulyee FoobarAugust 28, 2015
    rooboo cat in mit mech engineering wall neato jaguar jim!
  • Katherine M.
    Katherine MossMay 18, 2015
    Robots are cool. History all around you.
  • Jared V.
    Jared VerdiAugust 12, 2013
    $10/adult. Sunday mornings no longer appear to be free.
  • Karthick S.
    Karthick SubramanianJanuary 5, 2015
    Free admission for Bank of America card holders.
  • Sam
    SamNovember 19, 2011
    Fabulous exhibit on artificial intelligence and machine processing
  • dickwyn
    dickwynJune 3, 2016
    The second floor is where all the good stuff is
  • MIT
    MITFebruary 15, 2011
    Have you checked out the MIT 150th exhibit? Really cool if you're a history buff Read more
  • Jon W.
    Jon WedamanMay 25, 2013
    Today's demo: Slide rules.
  • Jay C.
    Jay ChittenipatNovember 19, 2011
    Loved the music stairway :-)
  • Bob S.
    Bob St ClaireApril 15, 2015
    So cool it should be illegal.
  • Anna D.
    Anna DNovember 20, 2011
    Free on Sundays till noon.
  • gracie s.
    gracie sanfordSeptember 2, 2013
    Just kidding. It's closed on Labor Day.
  • A I.
    A IbsJune 19, 2016
    Kinetic sculptures
  • 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!
  • katherine k. r.
    This museum is not about Romney.
  • Steve D.
    Steve DavisMay 7, 2009
    Go to mit museum and play with the kinetic sculptures! They're amazing!
  • Reed C.
    Reed CochranAugust 26, 2011
    Plain nifty.
  • 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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