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:
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)
|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
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
Youth, ages 14 and over are allowed to visit unaccompanied during non-school hours.
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.
314 Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
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.
Download a floor map of the museum before your visit.
Additional Campus Locations:
MIT Museum Studio and Compton Gallery
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139
Hart Nautical Gallery
55 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
The Hart Nautical Gallery is open daily 10:00am-4:30pm. Advance appointments are required on weekends when the MIT campus is closed to general access. Please contact our Visitor Experience Team at least 24 hours prior to your intended visit to schedule.