Exhibitions

Images of Discovery: Communicating Science through Photography

Through August 31, 2017

Experience photography as a tool for communicating about—and inspiring a passion for—science and technology.

Holography: Dimensions of Light

Ongoing

View and interact with selected works from the MIT Museum’s comprehensive holography collection in Holography: Dimensions of Light.

Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson

Exhibition temporarily closed Sept. 5 - Oct. 7, 2016.

Press a pedal or turn a crank to put Arthur Ganson’s kinetic sculptures in motion in this popular feature of the MIT Museum.

Désiré Despradelle, Perspective detail of the Beacon of Progress, c. 1899.

Grazia Toderi and Désiré Despradelle: Spectacular Cities

September 28, 2016 - March 19, 2017

Despite careers separated by a century, architect Désiré Despradelle (1862–1912) and artist Grazia Toderi (b. 1963) share a conception of the city and urban architecture as spectacle.

Sampling MIT

Ongoing

Explore some of the topics researched at MIT, including aerospace, DNA, air safety, oceanography, and more.

Robots and Beyond: Exploring Artificial Intelligence at MIT

Ongoing

Explore the ideas that shaped Artificial Intelligence and the birth of robotics, fields that are synonymous with research at MIT.

Projects and Prototypes: MIT Student Work

Ongoing

Inventive projects and kinetic sculpture by MIT students exemplify the Institute’s legendary values of creativity, ingenuity, and practical problem solving.

Upcoming Exhibitions

The Herreshoff Legacy Project

Upcoming

See what the MIT Museum is planning for this groundbreaking exhibition tracing the legacy of influential naval engineer Nathaneal Greene Herreshoff.

What's on!

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

Temporary Closure, Sept. 6 - Oct. 7, 2016

Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson

Upcoming Events

Soap Box: INFECTioUS
Wednesdays beginning Sept. 28, 2016

Every Weekend

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