Bringing the innovations, inventions, and research of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to the general public, the MIT Museum upholds the standards of its excellent institution while making it accessible for fascinated visitors. Originally founded in 1971 to house and preserve the university's collections of artifacts, the MIT Museum has evolved to become an educational avenue illuminating on the artifacts and on MIT's mission to make a better world through science and technological innovations.
Exhibits range from student showcases to innovations in holographic technology, robotics, the history of early technology, and even artistic showcasing of photography and more. The exhibits are scheduled and carefully chosen to provide an ever evolving look into MIT's mission and history, curating artifacts and new acquisitions, scientific innovations, and recent developments in technology.
As a learning institution, the MIT Museum promotes educational programs perfect for school field trips and other educational endeavors. Programs range from Girls Days to School Vacation Activities held in the museum. Come by for adult level lectures and tours or sign your students up to participate in one of the various hands-on learning programs.