Gallery Tours

Winter/Spring 2019

Join staff and other experts for a deeper exploration of our exhibitions. Space is limited with day-of, onsite registration. Tours are included with Museum admission. For group tours, please complete our group reservation request form.

Lighter, Stronger, Faster: The Herreshoff Legacy
Explore the exhibition with Museum staff, and learn how the Herreshoff brothers revolutionized sailing vessels and boat production.
Feb. 19, Feb. 20, Feb. 21 & Feb. 22, 2 p.m.. Teens and adults only.
Presented during Cambridge Science Festival.

Robots Return
Meet the robots on display at the MIT Museum with Debbie Douglas, Science & Technology Curator.
Apr. 15, 10:15, 11 a.m. Families with children under age 12.
Presented during Cambridge Science Festival.

Digital Innovation Tour
Join Director of Technology, David Nuñez, on an exploration of MIT-based digital technologies and innovations on view.
Apr. 16, 2 p.m. Adults and teens ages 16+.
Presented during Cambridge Science Festival.

Drawing Architecture Tour
Join MIT Museum Curatorial Associate, Daryl McCurdy, on an exploration of the new exhibition, Drawing, Designing, Thinking: 150 Years of Teaching Architecture at MIT.
Apr. 17, 2 p.m. Teens and adults only.
Presented during Cambridge Science Festival.

Engineering Innovation: The Herreshoff Legacy Tour
Explore the Lighter, Stronger, Faster exhibition with MIT Museum Nautical Curator, Kurt Hasselbalch and learn how the Herreshoff brothers revolutionized sailing vessels and boat production.
Apr. 18, 2 p.m. Teens and adults only.
Presented during Cambridge Science Festival.

Gestural Engineering Tour
Join Brindha Muniappan, Director of Programs, and explore the work of kinetic artist Arthur Ganson, whose moving sculptures are among the most beloved features of the MIT Museum.
Apr. 19, 2 p.m. Teens and adults only.
Presented during Cambridge Science Festival.

Arresting Fragments Tour
Explore object photography from the Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin along with Gary Van Zante, Curator of Architecture.
May 2 & Jun. 6, 2 p.m. Teens and adults only.