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Map of museum entrance location, across from MIT Welcome Center.Map of museum entrance location, across from MIT Welcome Center.

Hours, Admission, Directions

Open daily. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Buy General Admission Tickets

The museum is closed on the following 2022/23 holidays:

New Year’s Day (Jan 1)
Independence Day (July 4)
Thanksgiving (Nov 24)
Christmas Eve (Dec 24)
Christmas (Dec 25)
New Year’s Eve 3 p.m. closing (Dec 31)

Seniors 65+$15
Youth (18 and under)$10
College students with ID$10
Child (5 and under)Free

Free Admission Offers

MIT Community – students, faculty, staff, alum with ID + one guest

Cambridge Resident Members

EBT cardholders + 3 family members

Blue Star Museums Program for active military personnel + up to five family members

Massachusetts Teachers Association members with proper ID

Professional courtesy for Museum Staff with proper ID


The MIT Museum Store is open daily 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM.


The MIT Museum is conveniently located next to the MBTA Kendall/MIT Inbound subway train stop in the mixed-use office building located at 314 Main Street. Our entrance is at the rear of the building directly across from the MIT Welcome Center.

MIT Museum
314 Main Street
Building E-28
Cambridge, MA 02142

Public Transportation

Take the MBTA Red Line to the Kendall/MIT station

The 64, 68, and 85 lines stop near the MIT Museum. The #1 bus stops on Massachusetts Avenue, about a 15-minute walk.

Parking in Cambridge and Boston can be expensive and hard to find. Whenever possible, we suggest you use public transportation or a taxi/rideshare service. For rates and locations of garages in the area, please check online.

Floor Map

Download a floor map of the museum before your visit.

Additional Campus Locations:

Note: In accordance with MIT's policy, access to the MIT Studio and Compton Gallery and Hart Nautical Gallery is restricted to MIT ID holders and their badged guests. To request a visit, please contact our Visitor Services staff.

MIT Museum Studio and Compton Gallery
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 10-150
Cambridge MA 02139

Hart Nautical Gallery
55 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 5
Cambridge, MA 02139

Note: the Hart Nautical Gallery will re-open in the fall of 2022. Please check back for details.