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September 2, 2015

MIT Museum Announces Fall Lineup of Exhibitions, Programs, and Events

August 3, 2015

Public and Private: East Germany in Photographs by Ulrich Wüst

Kurtz Gallery for Photography, MIT Museum

Sept. 5, 2015 - Jan. 3, 2016

June 15, 2015

Free Fun Friday on June 26

Enjoy free admission and engineering activities all day!

May 26, 2015

Epstein endows directorship of MIT Museum

Toasting the announcement of Mark Epstein's gift to endow the directorship of the MIT Museum

April 27, 2015

MIT Museum Appoints Ann Neumann to Director of Galleries and Exhibitions

March 26, 2015

Celebrate Science at the MIT Museum's Ninth Annual Cambridge Science Festival

Hands-on Learning at its Best! Film Festival - Science Writing - Build Your Own Computer Game - Animation - Ocean Science - Coding - Robots- and more!

Fri., April 17 - Sun., April 26, 2015

January 26, 2015

The MIT Museum presents Images of Discovery: Communicating Science through Photography, a unique exhibition that includes image-making stations providing visitors with direct experiences related to the work of three distinguished image-makers: historic practitioners Harold "Doc" Edgerton

January 20, 2015

MIT Museum presents Photographing Places: The Photographers of Places Journal, 1987-2009

Kurtz Gallery for Photography, MIT Museum
January 22 - August 16, 2015

January 1, 2015

Celebrate Science at the MIT Museum

June 9, 2014

Free Fun Friday on June 27

Enjoy free admission to the MIT Museum including all activities!

April 16, 2014

Celebrate Science at MIT Museum's Eighth Annual Cambridge Science Festival

Stop by the MIT Museum and discover what everyone is talking about ...
Science is cool — Learning is fun!
Friday, April 18 – Sunday, April 27, 2014

April 10, 2014

Inventions: 2014 Student Showcase

January 10, 2014

Daguerre’s American Legacy: Photographic Portraits (1840-1900) from the Wm. B. Becker Collection

Kurtz Gallery for Photography, MIT Museum
April 18, 2014 - January 4, 2015

April 12, 2010

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – April 12, 2010 — MIT Museum announced today that PLR IP Holdings, LLC (PLR), the owner of the Polaroid brand, has donated a collection of classic Polaroid products and prototype designs from its 73-year archive.

October 18, 2007

CAMRIDGE, Mass.—The first artificial intelligence mouse to navigate a maze, and a mechanical W.C.