Explore topics in design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3-D programs, chain reactions, and a variety of other creative, hands-on activities.
Explore the fascinating world of MIT—cutting-edge research, engineering, and innovations—at performances, talks, programs, hands-on workshops, festivals, and more. Learn more about our public programs.
Inspire interest in science, technology, engineering, and art in students grades 6–12. Our hands-on workshops include a guided introduction to related museum exhibitions and current research at MIT. Also available for adult and senior groups by request. Learn more about our workshops.
Are you passionate about science, technology, and art? Would you enjoy sharing your enthusiasm with museum visitors of all ages? Join our education and public programs team as a volunteer! Learn more about volunteering.
Featured and Special Events
In November and March we honor the contributions of women in science and encourage young girls to stay excited about all things STEM.
Every April, as part of this city-wide festival, come enjoy performances, learn about cutting-edge research, and meet scientists and engineers of all kinds.
School Vacation Fun
Register to participate or just observe this massive chain reaction made up of dozens of individual devices designed by teams from all over the country.
Enjoy February school holiday week at the MIT Museum with hands-on learning activities and demonstrations each day.
September 5, 2016 - Labor Day
September 6 - October 7, 2016
Temporary Closure: Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson