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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)

Adults$18
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


Other Policies

Youth, ages 14 and over are allowed to visit unaccompanied during non-school hours.


Store

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

Directions

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

Subway:
Take the MBTA Red Line to the Kendall/MIT station

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

Car:
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