Research the MIT Museum's vast collections and learn how to request digital files and prints of our materials. We're pleased to help you access the museum's collections to support your research.
Request Plans and Photos
Digital files and prints of many objects in the museum’s collection, including Hart Nautical vessel plans, are available for study and reproduction.
Our Registrar’s Toolkit provides a summary of various policies governing the acquisition and transfer of objects into and out of the museum’s collection.
- Learn about the criteria for accessioning an object into the museum’s collections
- Learn about the guidelines for incoming and outgoing loans of museum objects
- Download the Collections Manual (PDF)