Public Programs

Explore the fascinating world of MIT—cutting-edge research, engineering, and innovations—at performances, talks, programs, hands-on workshops, festivals, and more.

Idea Hub

Idea Hub

Weekends, noon–4 p.m.

Explore topics in design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3D programs, chain reactions, and a variety of other creative, hands-on activities. 

MIT Can Talk Competition

February 3-4, 2017

Love a good discussion? Join us for an oratory competition on the topic "How Change Happens" with participants from the MIT community!  

Feb Fest

February 20–25, 2017

Enjoy February school holiday week at the MIT Museum with hands-on learning activities and demonstrations each day.

Girls Day

March 4, 2017

In November and March we honor the contributions of women in science and encourage young girls to stay excited about all things STEM.

Cambridge Science Festival

April 14 - 23, 2017

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.

Friday After Thanksgiving

November 24, 2017

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.

Science on Saturday

Science on Saturday

2017 programming

Science on Saturday is a free, 60-minute presentation with fun demonstrations in which students can volunteer. 

Evening Discussion Series

Evening Discussion Series

Ongoing

The MIT Museum hosts a wide variety of evening programs for adults, about an even wider variety of research topics.

What's on!

Open daily 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Events

February 20-25
Feb Fest

Weekends
Idea Hub

The Museum Store will be closed
Tuesday, Jan. 24 for inventory.