Cambridge Residents Day
Join us at the museum for a special open house and enjoy a sneak peek of the museum before it opens to the public. Enjoy complimentary refreshments. Onsite language support available.
Saturday, October 1
Free to all Cambridge, MA residents with proof of address.
No pre-registration necessary.
Sign up for Cambridge Resident Membership and enjoy free admission throughout the year.
See below the list of activities and programs scheduled throughout the day.
12pm–4:00pm – Mobiles in the Maker Hub
1pm–3:00pm – What If: Microscopy in the Learning Lab
3:30pm–4:30pm – Thermal Selfies in The Exchange
Collections Workshop Programs:
Audiovisual Material at the MIT Museum: Join Digital Archivist Ariel Weinberg for a view of the many formats of audiovisual material in the Museum’s collection.
Mapping Cambridge: Join Libby Meier, Assistant Curator of the Hart Nautical Collections, for a close-up look at maps of Cambridge throughout its history.
Made in Cambridge: Join Director of Collections Deborah Douglas for a look at objects from Cambridge’s scientific and industrial heritage, and Assistant Curator of Science and Technology Florencia Pierri for a conversation about the city’s processed food history.
Gallery Tour, MIT Collects: Join Director of Collections Deborah Douglas for a tour of the MIT Collects gallery.
Gallery Tour, To Look and Learn: The Creative Photography Laboratory at MIT: Join architecture curator Gary Van Zante for a tour of To Look and Learn: The Creative Photography Laboratory at MIT.