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MIT Museum, Cambridge

(4/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
Technology, art, and history flow seamlessly from one gallery to the next at MIT Museum. Artwork infused with technology characterizes the museum and creates a surprising art experience that asks the viewer to make discoveries. Learn about the artificial intelligence of robots, and view the holography exhibit from different angles to appreciate its movement. Don't miss a highlight of the museum: the kinetic art exhibit where artwork moves. The museum also offers multiple education programs in the form of performances and hands-on lectures. Our Cambridge tour planner makes visiting MIT Museum and other Cambridge attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We had fun exploring the evolution of robots produced by this institution. Also really enjoyed the hands-on components.  more »
  • 怎么评论呢,由于暴风雪,博物馆关门,我们没能进入,第二天中午又要离开了。有些遗憾,但整个校园的氛围给人的感觉还是很好的。博物馆入口处的展品似乎能让人感受到理工科的意味。左右环顾,看了又看,发现真的是关门着,只能遗憾而归。  more »
  • I rated as very good in the sense of very good for students and children. For a person who has more in-depth knowledge of technology etc. this will not be something 'wows' them (especially when you co...  more »
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  • I got totally disappointed when visited it. They opened 1.5 floors of exhibitions. The ground floor had only half area for exhibitions, mostly for internet explanation videos on a big and some small screens. The second biggest screen was holographic. The upper floor mostly had some old bared dead robots, showing the motors and circuits inside, but all dead. There was a dark room also showing holographic images smaller than the big one on the ground floor. But ironically the woman standing at the door was preventing visitors from taking photos and videos even without flash. It's just stupid since photographing doesn't affect the exhibitions at all, and the big screen on the ground floor was open to any cameras. I will never come back here to waste my time.
  • Great little museum really showing off the cool science going on! A few exhibits focused on art in science and how you can make really impressive meaningful pieces using engineering and scientific principles. Some incredible holograms as well! Staff were friendly also and can get student discount (including international students)
  • Smaller museum, focused on technology and art, and their connections to MIT. The museum is certainly worth visiting, if you have an interest in the topics, but an admission of $10 makes revisiting hard to justify.
  • I visit monthly. The MIT museum located in Cambridge, Massachusetts is excellent for lovers of science and technology. History lovers also remain fascinated by his large collection of photos. Highly recommended!
  • Really cool! A couple of the exhibits were a bit dated or looked a little run down, but that doesn't change the fact that the stuff that they cover at the MIT museum is really interesting. I loved my visit.