MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave. — Bldg N51, Cambridge, MA 02139
About the Museum
The MIT Museum attracts 150,000 people annually including many international visitors. The Museum is located in a multi-use building at 265 Massachusetts Avenue, just up the street from the main MIT building and campus. Its 52,000 square feet includes galleries, offices, collection storage, and education space.
Engaging with the MIT Museum
The MIT Museum has both permanent collections and changing exhibitions on two floors, an education classroom, and an online and onsite science-themed store.
Through a range of programs for a variety of ages, the MIT Museum offers talks, tours, conversations, hands-on activities, educational workshops, 21+ evenings, family events, and festivals.
The MIT Museum has just over a million objects in its collections, including the world’s most comprehensive collection of holograms, the Hart Nautical Collection, and the Institute’s Architecture and Design Collection, which ranks among the top architectural drawing collections in the world. Many of these objects can be found in the museum's online collections database.
Learn more: https://mitmuseum.mit.edu
Two-hour metered parking nearby along Massachusetts Avenue and side streets.
Public parking is available in the Le Méridien Boston Cambridge (20 Sidney Street
Cambridge, MA) and Bishop Allen Drive, Central Square, both within close walking distance of the Museum.