Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

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Tour one of the world's leading educational institutions, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. On campus, you'll have a chance to visit buildings created by famed architects Eero Saarinen and William Welles Bosworth. Located on the banks of the Charles River, the campus includes many modern buildings such as the Stata Center, designed by Frank Gehry. Visit the List Visual Arts Center, the university libraries and archives, and the museum and associated galleries, featuring exhibits designed by students and professionals. At the Infinite Corridor in the Media Lab, you can attend one of the many lectures and events open to the public. Plan to see Massachusetts Institute of Technology and other attractions that appeal to you using our Cambridge online route planner .
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  • The University is open every day. It breathes a different air to our universities. You can see that students enjoy. Saturdays there is usually some event, talk or Symposium also generally having a meal to eat for free. In my case it was a sheriff of Google
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  • Preferred MIT to Harvard. Lots of students around and the place seemed very vibrant. It's a large campus though and it's easy to spend a lot of time here. You can join a guided tour or get yourself a ...  more »
  • The MIT is just great, if tou have some time to visit you must go. The tours are free and are given by undergraduate students. They tell a lot about the tech and entrepreneurship style of the MIT. I a...  more »
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  • All of the professors here are so nice, and they're willing to make time for you if you need help with a project, even if you're not an MIT student (as long as you put in the time and show them that you care about your work). The campus is also ever-evolving and very well kept, especially for a school of its size. They work hard to keep as much of the campus as accessible as possible, and you can pretty much go into any building at any time just to see what's going on inside. You can learn a lot from MIT just by being on and around its campus. It's a truly one-of-a-kind place.
  • This was a great bar. Went out there several times over the past four years. Interesting building choices for a bar; many of them have this rustic dorm-like feel and others even feel like a fraternity out of a movie! Don't go to the academic buildings because they are kind of a downer. Best thing about this bar is the memes. Would have given 5 stars except for it being incredibly hard to find a women's bathroom.
  • Great tour! The admissions office is very helpful and all the staff and students in general are incredibly nice. The place also has great architecture in it's buildings. I really look forward to (hopefully) go here!
  • It's MIT. They make huge advancements in almost every field of science and have the best engineering program in the country and maybe even the world. They are the reason we live in the future. They also have one of the only pronounceable university acronyms so that's good.
  • This is certainly one of the most prestigious institutions in this country, and a great one, nonetheless, for individuals looking to pursue engineering and or other core technical courses required essentially by default in this day and age. The world is a malignant and unforgiving place at best, but to gain admission into this facility is truly an austere goal that many attempt but only few will actually achieve. Good luck to everyone currently enrolled or looking to get in(including myself). The sky isn't the limit, it's what you make it.

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Where to stay in Cambridge

As the home of two renowned universities, Cambridge caters mainly to the families of current or prospective students. You can stay near the university campuses by booking your room at a student-oriented bed and breakfast or guesthouse, which offer simple, comfortable lodging for a fraction of the price charged by the big chains. If you don't mind paying more and wish to stay near the city's major cultural attractions, consider a hotel just across the Charles River from downtown Boston.
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