MIT Museum (Building N52)

Science Museum and Art Gallery
265 Massachusetts Ave (Front St), Cambridge, MA 02139, United States
Hours:
Likely open (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 10:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Sat–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 10:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
    • 8:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
7.9/10

Based on 140 votes

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    Massimo
    Visit the exhibit upstairs, there's robots!(4 Tips)
    Ben G.
    Kinetic sculptures are great but rest is not worth the $8 entry!(4 Tips)
    Tyson E.
    Arthur Ganson's kinetic sculptures are amazing and beautiful.(3 Tips)
    Karthick S.
    Free admission for Bank of America card holders.(2 Tips)
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  • Katherine M.

    Robots are cool. History all around you.

    Katherine Moss · 4 days ago
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  • Alex D.

    It's kinda cool, worth an hour or so. Would have loved it between ages 10-14.

    Alex Dobyan · April 16
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  • Bob S.

    So cool it should be illegal.

    Bob St Claire · April 15
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  • Karthick S.

    Free admission for Bank of America card holders.

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  • Olesya

    Запаситесь временем на вникание в суть экспонатов👍 отличные футболки с надписями в подарок для ITшников

    Olesya · November 5, 2014
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  • Massimo

    Visit the exhibit upstairs, there's robots!

    Massimo · September 28, 2014
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  • Karthik R.

    Cool exhibits on robots and Polaroid. Also, explore around until you find the MIT model railroad club room.

    Karthik Raman · August 8, 2014
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  • Mashable

    Art, artifacts, drawings, photographs, and instruments documenting MIT's role in 19th- and 20th- century science and technology

    Mashable · March 20, 2014
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  • American M.

    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

    American Mensa · March 12, 2014
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  • Chrissy T.

    Admission is free on the last Sunday of the month!

    Chrissy Tobin · October 27, 2013
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  • Jonathan D.

    Portscan 18.117.0.216 on mitn open wireless and watch the red light blink!

    Jonathan Dahan · September 7, 2013
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  • gracie s.

    Just kidding. It's closed on Labor Day.

    gracie sanford · September 2, 2013
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  • Jared V.

    $10/adult. Sunday mornings no longer appear to be free.

    Jared Verdi · August 12, 2013
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  • Patricia C.

    Show your T pass for free admission.

    Patricia Chesser · August 9, 2013
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  • Marley B.

    Interessantissimo ver invencoes cotidianas no lugar onde foram concebidas

    Marley Barbosa · August 2, 2013
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  • BU Today

    "Hidden Heroes: The Genius of Everyday Things" explores the art and innovation behind common objects. The exhibit runs through September 27. Read more

    BU Today · June 25, 2013
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  • katherine k. r.

    This museum is not about Romney.

    katherine k. robinson · May 25, 2013
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  • Jon W.

    Today's demo: Slide rules.

    Jon Wedaman · May 25, 2013
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  • Cedar O.

    See the Arthur Ganson sculptures before you die!!! Awesome hologram collection too. Skip the dumb exhibits about MIT history.

    Cedar Oliver · April 11, 2013
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  • PK S.

    A very small museum with some fun exhibit on the upper floors.

    PK Shiu · February 24, 2013
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  • Boston University

    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.

    Boston University · December 3, 2012
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  • Michael M.

    Afterwards tour the Saarinen designed auditorium on campus.

    Michael Matute · July 8, 2012
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  • Connor F.

    Two-for-one adult tickets if you show your Charlie Card.

    Connor Ferguson · May 24, 2012
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  • Roger A.

    A wonderful museum! Do not miss Arthur Ganson's Gestural Engineering exhibit!

    Roger Antonsen · December 6, 2011
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  • Anna D.

    Free on Sundays till noon.

    Anna D · November 20, 2011
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  • Jay C.

    Loved the music stairway :-)

    Jay Chittenipat · November 19, 2011
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  • Sam

    Fabulous exhibit on artificial intelligence and machine processing

    Sam · November 19, 2011
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  • Ben G.

    Kinetic sculptures are great but rest is not worth the $8 entry!

    Ben Geach · September 17, 2011
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  • travel42

    Check out the holography collection. You've gotta see it to believe it!

    travel42 · August 31, 2011
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  • Reed C.

    Plain nifty.

    Reed Cochran · August 26, 2011
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  • Erick W.

    FREE Sundays from 10am - noon.

    Erick Weber · August 23, 2011
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  • Jamie H.

    This place is brilliant. However, if you believe you are an intelligent individual, you may fee differently after walking through the Museum.

    Jamie House · August 8, 2011
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  • Scott C.

    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'

    Scott Cackowski · July 30, 2011
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  • The Feast

    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

    The Feast · June 9, 2011
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  • Nazym A.

    great! great!

    Nazym Azimbayev · May 17, 2011
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  • Fayefei

    Show your charlie card to get 2 for 1 ticket price

    Fayefei · May 14, 2011
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  • xxx

    Funny, educational and surprisingly, especially the 'art works'.

    xxx · March 9, 2011
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  • MIT

    Have you checked out the MIT 150th exhibit? Really cool if you're a history buff Read more

    MIT · February 15, 2011
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  • MIT

    Great place to bring the family; the hologram exhibit is awesome!

    MIT · December 6, 2010
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  • Sasha

    Way cooler than MOS

    Sasha · March 25, 2010
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  • Tyson E.

    Arthur Ganson's kinetic sculptures are amazing and beautiful.

    Tyson Evans · November 28, 2009
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  • Steve D.

    Go to mit museum and play with the kinetic sculptures! They're amazing!

    Steve Davis · May 7, 2009
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