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, 3-D programs, chain reactions, and a variety of other creative, hands-on activities. 

Science Showdown: Trivia Night

December 8, 2016

Challenge your science side! Join us for a night of science trivia and short talks by science researchers. See how you'll fare with categories ranging from anatomy to astronomy! 

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.

Science on Saturday

Science on Saturday

2016 - 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.

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