Inspire interest in science, technology, engineering, and art through our unique, hands-on workshops. Students grades 6-12 have long given them high marks. And now, college, adult, senior, and corporate groups are increasingly finding them a great option for educational and team-building outings.

Our two-hour workshops connect participants with MIT research and Museum exhibitions, and include a series of activities in our classroom, led by an instructor. We offer a range of topics. Please take a look below to decide which one is best for your group. 

Teacher professional development opportunities are also available. Please email for more information.

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Sail Through Engineering


Learn about the engineering design process by building and testing your own model boat. 

Visualizing Science


See the world in more detail by using a range of visual technologies. 

Introduction to Robotics


Learn what makes a robot tick in this introduction to programming.

Make to Move


Explore the functionality of gears, pulleys, and linkages while building a kinetic sculpture.

Hello Holography!


Experiment with light in order to investigate the basic principles behind holography.

Structural Engineering: Building Better Bridges


Learn how simple geometry is used to engineer the longest bridges and tallest buildings in the world.

Physics and Photography


Explore how cameras and light interact to capture images of events that happen quicker than a blink of an eye. 

Advanced Robotics


Advance your LEGO EV3 programming skills while learning about MIT robotics research.

DNA and Protein Synthesis


Use LEGO pieces to learn about the molecular biology of DNA, RNA, and proteins.

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

December 15

Teen Science Café: AI&U

Holiday Hours

December 24 & 25 - Closed
December 31 - 3 p.m. closing
January 1 - Closed


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