Where can I park?
Parking in Cambridge can be challenging: it's both expensive and hard to find. Visitors should not count on finding a metered space in the immediate area, but some public parking may be available in local garages.
Is there a campus map online?
What time are the campus tours?
Tours are at 11 am and 3 pm, Monday-Friday, except for holidays and during the winter break period. For more, visit the Events and Information Center or call 617-253-4795.
How much does the tour cost?
There is no charge for the standard campus tours. More information about private group tours is available at the Events and Information Center.
How long does the tour last?
Where do the tours begin and end?
Tours begin and end in Lobby 7, accessible via MIT's front door at 77 Massachusetts Avenue.
What are the blackout dates for the tours?
Tours are conducted by our students, so they are not given on holidays or during the winter break period. View the MIT academic calendar for the dates that apply during the time of your visit.
Do you offer tours for architects?
Although we do not offer tours for architects, the LIST Visual Art Center website provides a map of the MIT Public Art Collection, including architecturally significant buildings.
What is the nearest airport?
Logan International Airport serves the Boston area.
What is the nearest subway stop?
The Kendall Square/MIT stop on the MBTA Red Line is the closest subway. The MIT campus is also served by several bus routes; visit the MBTA website for times and schedules.
Is there a list of campus events?
The best place to find information about what is happening on campus is the MIT Events Calendar.
I am attending a conference at MIT. Where do I register?
Please visit the MIT Conference Services pages for links to registration.
MIT event planners, have you seen the new AdminConnect resources? Among them are tips for getting underway with planning campus functions. The AdminConnect page offers an excellent outline and lists related resources.
One thing you will need to do is determine whether your event needs to be registered. As of July 16, 2014, MIT event registration will take place online via Atlas (MIT certificates required). This process replaces the paper-based system. Read more about event registration.
Is there WiFi for visitors?
Yes, short-term network service is available when guests register on MITNet.
Is there a cafeteria where I can buy lunch?
There are a number of options for lunch on or around campus. Please see the visitors' pages for a list.
How do I find the Dome?
MIT's Great Dome is part of Building 10.
May I see a dorm?
You are welcome to walk around the outside of any dorms on campus, however, due to security issues, visitors are not allowed inside the buildings. Individual dorm websites often include a few interior views: see MIT Housing for more information.
Where does the Infinite Corridor begin and end? How long is it?
The Infinite Corridor begins at Lobby 7 and ends at the exit from Building 8. It is 825 feet long.
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