265 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139
The galleries and exhibitions located in the heart of Cambridge on the north edge of the MIT campus, make the MIT Museum an exciting place to visit. Permanent exhibitions include Robots and Beyond, Holography, the Light Fantastic and Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson, as well as a showcase of the most recent cutting edge research from labs across MIT, and displays from the Polaroid Collection. Interesting programs and public events for all ages, including the Cambridge Science Festival are featured on the website. Free admission Sundays from 10:00 a.m. - noon, and the second Friday evening of each month (5:00 - 8:00 p.m.) Additional galleries managed by the Museum are on the MIT campus, and are free to the public - the Hart Nautical Gallery and the Compton Gallery. Don't miss The MIT 150 Exhibition which is open until Dec. 31, 2011. Showcasing MIT's remarkable achievements the MIT Museum is currently exhibiting a wide range of artifacts - some quite large, others very small, and many never to be seen in public again - that tell the story of the inventions and innovations brought forward by MIT faculty, students and alumni throughout the last 150 years.