MIT Museum

Art, Science & Technology meet at the MIT Museum. Open Daily. WELCOME!

Building N51, 265 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

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Located in the Central Square Cultural District in the heart of Cambridge, the MIT Museum is an inspiring and fun place to visit. Enjoy holograms, new research & inventions, photography, festivals, workshops, as well as permanent and changing exhibitions. The MIT Museum also features the beloved kinetic sculptures of Arthur Ganson, the history of artificial intelligence and Kismet (pictured above) The MIT Museum is a showcase of the most recent cutting-edge research from labs across MIT - students and scientists make regular appearances at all our programs. Check the website calendar for unique programs for all ages, fascinating workshops, and Second Friday activities for all ages. Special family events include: the infamous chain reaction event at F.A.T. on Nov. 28, 2014, FebFest (Lights.Cameras. Science!) Feb.16 - 21st, and the annual Cambridge Science Festival from April 17 - 26, 2015. Museum admission fees are $10/Adult and $5 for under 18. The last Sunday of each month (Sept - June) is free all day long.

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  • Second Fridays @ The MIT Museum: Chain Reaction Meets 18th Century

    Get ready for the 18th annual Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction and jump start your contraption construction! Participants will be...

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    Fri, Oct 9, 2015

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  • MIT Museum's Soapbox Discussion Series - Re: Making Life - Customizing Nature

    Join us on Wednesday evenings this October for a four-part series about synthetic biology. Add your voice to the discussions...

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    Wed, Oct 14, 2015

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  • Girls Day at the MIT Museum - It's Not Magic, It's Science

    Celebrate women in chemistry alongside creative chemists of today! Hear about the career paths of women chemists and explore a...

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    Sat, Nov 7, 2015

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  • MIT Museum Hosts 18th Annual Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction Event

    Join the MIT Museum for its 18th annual Friday After Thanksgiving (F.A.T.) Chain Reaction Event. This year's theme...

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    Fri, Nov 27, 2015

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