Explore topics in design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3D printing, 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.
Science on Saturday is a free, 60-minute presentation with fun demonstrations in which students can volunteer.
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.
School Vacation Fun
Help build 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.
How does one interpret another artist’s intention? Hear about the challenges photographer Charles Fendrock faced while printing vintage, never-before-printed negatives from the Estate of György Kepes.
Explore the science of sound and music at our Teen Science Cafe, a fun event connecting local teens with scientists and each other.