Public Programs

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

Workshops

Inspire interest in science, technology, engineering, and art in students grades 6–12. Our hands-on workshops include a guided introduction to related museum exhibitions and current research at MIT. Also available for adult and senior groups by request. Learn more about our workshops.

Volunteering

Are you passionate about science, technology, and art? Would you enjoy sharing your enthusiasm with museum visitors of all ages? Join our education and public programs team as a volunteer! Learn more about volunteering.

Weekends

Weekends

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

February 23, 2019, 6 - 8:30 p.m.

Learn about nano-engineering and how it impacts our lives from the scientists researching it!

Featured and Special Events

February 23, 2019, 1 - 4 p.m.

Dive into hands-on nautical explorations with members from the MIT Museum’s Hart Nautical Collections staff, MIT researchers, and other partners and friends. 

Winter/Spring 2019

Join staff and other experts for a deeper exploration of our exhibitions. 

April 12 - 21, 2019

Every April, as part of this city-wide festival, enjoy performances, learn about cutting-edge research, and meet scientists and engineers of all kinds.

March 23, 2019, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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

School Vacation Fun

February 18–23, 2019

Join us for Feb Fest, our annual celebration during February school vacation, with daily hands-on activities, workshops, and more. 

Engage

What's on!

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