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MITAC at Stata
has temporarily moved!

while the MITAC Desk
undergoes renovations this summer.

As of Tues., July 14th,
the MITAC Desk at Stata
has moved to
the Dreyfoos Lobby
in Stata —
across from the Child Care Center

(adjacent to the elevators
and the Child Care Center)
Our Hours are the same:
Open Tues-Fri., 11am-4pm
Please visit us!

MIT Distinctive Car & Vehicle Show
Sunday, October 11
10:00am - 2:00pm
In Advance: $8/Adult; $4/children, ages 4-12
At the Door: $10/adult; $5/children, ages 4-12
Hayward Lot, MIT Campus
Tickets available at the MITAC desk
(Campus & Lincoln Laboratory locations)
& via adMIT One* at
(*Tickets available for purchase 24/7 on adMIT One;
Visa and Mastercard payment accepted)
Sign up by October 9

Start Your Engines! MITAC hosts its first MIT Vehicle Show for the MIT Community! As cars, trucks, motorcycles and other vehicles are an evolution of art, technology, engineering, and design, the MIT Vehicle Show will showcase some of the powered and unpowered vehicular standouts, both at MIT (products/subjects of MIT research), as well as interesting collectors' vehicles owned by members of the MIT community. Participation includes the MIT Age Lab (Center for Transportation and Logistics), MIT AeroAstro, MIT Mechanical Engineering, MIT ROTC, MIT Facilities; with vehicles including an autonomous car, Army HMMVV, one of the MIT AgeLab's instrumented vehicles (older driver and new in-vehicle technology), electric vehicles from MIT Facilities (including the Electric Transit, GEM, and Kubota), and other interesting, fun, vintage, unusual, or otherwise distinctive vehicles.


The Science Behind PIXAR at the Museum of Science (Special Exhibit)
Open through January 10, 2016
Museum of Science, Boston, MA

Purchase Museum of Science tickets from MITAC for $7, and upgrade your ticket to include the Pixar Special Exhibit for an additional $12/pp. (Save $10!)
This exhibit requires a reservation for a specific time. You can only make this reservation at the Museum of Science box office. Please allow at least 75 minutes to view this special exhibit.

Enjoy a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their characters with the world premiere of The Science Behind Pixar. This interactive exhibition showcases the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts used by the artists and computer scientists who help bring Pixar's award-winning films to the big screen.


MITAC Goes Out for Comfort Food at Craig's Cafe
Sunday, November 1
4:00 pm
$33 (includes tip and tax)
Craig's Cafe, Quincy, MA
Purchase by October 23

We'll enjoy a cooking demo, and buffet of Craig's Cafe favorites, which will include: fish & chips, meatloaf and mac & cheese!!

Dinner Dance

MIT Harvest Dinner Dance
Saturday, November 7
6:30pm - 11:00pm
Montvale Plaza, Stoneham, MA
Purchase by October 23

Dance the night away with our fall dinner dance! Cost includes music by the Tom Pittman Band, featuring a variety of ballroom, Latin, & modern dance music; and a family style dinner with choice of stuffed breast of chicken, roast beef, or vegetarian option, salad, dessert, coffee & tea. Adults only. Cash Bar. Semi-formal attire. Limit 10 tickets per person. Sponsored by MITAC and the MIT Federal Credit Union.


Pi(e) Day for MIT ~ Pie Making Class!,
Sunday, November 15
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Craig's Cafe, Quincy, MA
Purchase by October 30

There is an extra Pi(e) Day this year! MITAC is pleased to offer a Pie Making Workshop with Tom Anacone of Craig's Café, Quincy. Tom will demonstrate pie making techniques with the classic apple and pumpkin pie and then you will practice making two pies of your own.

Skywalk Observatory
$11 (reg. $16/adult; $13/senior; $11/children under 12)
Prudential Center, Boston, MA

Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, the Skywalk is located at the pinnacle of the Prudential building on the 50th floor. Experience Boston's only sky-high vantage point for sweeping 360 degree views of Greater Boston & beyond. An awe-inspiring, breathtaking panoramic view of Boston! Ticket includes a self-guided Acoustiguide, Dreams of Freedom Museum, and a Multimedia Movie Theatre featuring the exceptional film, “Wings Over Boston.” Tickets valid anytime and do not expire.


Taza Chocolate Tours

$3 (regular $5) Saves money on ALL AGES (infants included)
Somerville, MA
Valid any time, No expiration date

Use these tickets to make your own reservation online. Taza Chocolate Factory in Somerville has just opened up its doors for regular public tour offerings! Please join us for a behind-the-scenes, guided tour of Taza Chocolate's manufacturing facility and chocolate making process. You will be able to sample chocolate, learn about cocoa beans and see the amazing machinery used to make traditional stone ground chocolate in this artisan bean-to-bar chocolate factory. The tour is approximately one hour long.

Tea Party

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
Tickets are valid anytime and do not expire
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Daily
$12.00/ages 4-12 (reg. $15) Ages 3 & under are Free.
*We only carry discounted CHILD tickets for this museum*
Congress Street, Boston, MA

Tickets must be exchanged in person at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Relive the most important event leading up to the American Revolution! The Boston Museum that lets you "Dump Tea Into the Sea!" Voted "New England's Best New Museum" by Yankee Magazine.

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Saturday, November 14
$50/orchestra (reg. $65)
Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston, MA
Purchase by October 22

After the nonstop joy parade that was last season's The Magic Flute, South Africa's world-renowned Isango Ensemble returns to Boston with a new reimagined opera classic: A Midsummer Night's Dream. A new production to Isango's repertoire, A Midsummer Night’s Dream weaves the text of Shakespeare's famous play into Benjamin Britten's opera and indigenous South African music and dance. A story of enchantment, Isango's Midsummer transforms the traditional play into a familiar yet surreal night of magic, love and music. "A troupe with an exhilarating ethos that highlights vocal prowess, physical panache and passion for lyrical transpositions of the classics" (Washington Post).

Beauty & the Beast

Beauty & the Beast
Sunday, January 10
$71/orchestra Great seats!
Boston Opera House, Boston, MA
Purchase by December 4

Tale as old as time, true as it can be. Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to you! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including "Be Our Guest" and the beloved title song. Experience the romance and enchantment of Disney's Beauty and the Beast!

BSO Family Concert: Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra (BYSO)
Saturday, November 14
12:00 noon
$22/Adult (FREE for children under 18)
Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
Purchase by October 15

The BSO's Family Concert Series provides engaging, age-appropriate, educational orchestral concert experiences especially for children ages 3-8 and their families. BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, and Symphony Hall.

Christmas Revels

Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice (Preview Night)
Friday, December 11
7:30 p.m.
$37 (reg. $53-$60/peak performance run)
Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, MA
Purchase by November 19

Set in a village not too different than the one described in Dylan Thomas's A Child's Christmas in Wales, this year's Christmas Revels takes a leap into the past to access the world of Celtic legend and song. We'll spin tales of shape-changers and dragons, of ghostly-white horses and of the little wren, king of the birds, enjoy rich Welsh anthems, wild border Morris, a traditional mummers play, and lots of audience participation, a Revels hallmark. Purchase tickets early to this annually sold out event!

Little Mermaid

Disney's The Little Mermaid
Sunday, December 6
2:00 pm
$34/mezzanine (reg. $37)
Strand Theatre, Dorchester, MA
Purchase by November 5

Based on one of Hans Christian Anderson's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl," and "Part of Your World." Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above and bargains with the evil sea witch, Ursula to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull, and Sebastian the crab to restore order in the ocean’s depths.

Disney on Ice

Disney On Ice: Treasure Trove
Wednesday, Dec 30
4:00 p.m.
$24/center section 104 (reg. $27)
Agannis Arena, Boston, MA
Purchase by December 3

Discover endless riches when Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt comes to your hometown! Disney On Ice sets the gold standard with a skating spectacular filled with classic Disney moments. Get tangled up in Disney's 50th animated feature with Rapunzel and Flynn and enter the worlds of your favorite Disney princesses: Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Aurora, Tiana, Mulan and, of course, the one who started it all, Snow White. Ahoy, Mateys! Set sail with Peter Pan, the always sassy Tinker Bell and the cantankerous Captain Hook & his pirate pals on an adventure beyond Never Land! Trek the wilds of Africa with Simba, Nala, Pumbaa and Timon as they discover the true meaning of the 'Circle of Life.' Tick-Tock! Tick-Tock! Don’t be late to a very important date with Alice & the Mad Hatter as they march with the Queen of Hearts' Army Of Cards. You won't want to miss this show full of Disney treasures to remember.


Elf: The Musical
Sunday, November 22
Citi Performing Arts Center, Boston, MA
Purchase by October 16

ELF The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy's enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner ELF. Featuring songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone).

Handel's Messiah

Handel's Messiah (Handel and Haydn Society)
Sunday, November 29
$46/2nd Balcony (reg. $52)
Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
Purchase by October 29

A tradition for 162 years—make it yours! H+H's 2014 Messiah was "triumphant," raved The Hub Review. "One of the finest Messiahs to be heard in Boston in many a year. … Christophers has brought the H+H Chorus to a sublime peak. None can boast the interpretative subtlety and expressive precision that is now the standard at H+H." With Harry Christophers, conductor; Period Instrument Orchestra and Handel and Haydn Society Chorus. Join the Handel and Haydn Society for their Bicentennial Year~!

Holiday Pops

Holiday Pops - 3 Performances!
Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
Purchase tickets early - this event will sell out quickly!
All concerts include the traditional Pops sing-a-long and a visit from Santa Claus.

  • Saturday, December 5, 11:00 a.m. (Kids performance) $41/2nd balcony

  • Sunday, December 6, 7:30 pm $42/2nd balcony

  • Sunday, December 13, 3:00 pm $51/2nd balcony

Jack J

Jack DeJohnette Trio (jazz)
Friday, December 4
8:00 pm
$37 (reg. $42)
Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA
Purchase by November 5

In a career that spans five decades and includes collaborations with some of the most iconic figures in modern jazz, NEA Jazz Master and Grammy-winner Jack DeJohnette has established an unchallenged reputation as one of the greatest drummers in the history of the genre. The Jack DeJohnette Trio represents the prestigious lineage of today's great jazz families with saxophonist Ravi Coltrane and bassist Matt Garrison and explores open improvisation, as well as their own compositions. "Jack DeJohnette generally is regarded as one of the finest living jazz drummers, a limber musical thinker and technical dynamo, one who challenges tradition by pushing outward while digging in" (The Los Angeles Times).


Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Sunday, November 22
5:00 pm
$62/2nd balcony (reg. $65)
Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
Purchase by October 22

Hailed as "an extraordinarily versatile orchestra" by The Los Angeles Times, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is composed of fifteen of jazz music's finest soloists under the leadership of musical director Wynton Marsalis. Count on a powerfully swinging experience! "A heady mélange of soulful lyricism, brash dissonance, festive rhythms and unbridled swing, it proved hard to resist" (The Washington Post).


The Nutcracker (Boston Ballet)
Saturday, November 28
7:30 p.m.
$96/Orchestra (reg. $110)
Boston Opera House, Boston, MA
Purchase by October 29

A dazzling holiday tradition for the entire family! This critically-acclaimed production debuted in 2012, and has been called "the most magical version of The Nutcracker." See it again or for the first time, and be swept away in a winter wonderland. Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky


One Child Born: Music of Laura Nyro
Tuesday, December 1
7:30 pm
$27/main floor, table seating (reg. $30)
Oberon Theatre, Cambridge, MA
Purchase by November 5

This acclaimed one-woman show celebrates the music and creative force of the late singer-songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer whose pop masterpieces - including "Eli’s Comin'," "And When I Die," "Save the Country," and "Stoney End" - topped the charts in the '60s and '70s.


Sunday, February 7
1:00 pm
Boston Opera House, Boston, MA
Purchase by December 30

Pippin is a high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical! Full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked, Pippin will lift you up and leave you smiling. This unforgettable new production is the winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival. Hailed as "an eye-popping, jaw-dropping extravaganza" (NY1), it's unlike anything you have ever seen! Come experience Pippin, one young man's journey to be extraordinary. Following its acclaimed run at Boston's American Repertory Theater, this captivating new production comes straight from Broadway, directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus (Hair and The Gershwin's Porgy & Bess). It features sizzling choreography in the style of Bob Fosse and breathtaking acrobatics by Les 7 Doigts de la Main, the creative force behind the nationwide sensation Traces. Pippin is noted for many Broadway standards including "Corner of the Sky," "Magic To Do," "Glory," "No Time at All," "Morning Glow," and "Love Song." Join us... for a magical, unforgettable new Pippin.

Pirate Princess

The Pirate Princess
Sunday, January 3
10:00 am
$11/general seating (reg. $15)
Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge, MA
Purchase by December 3

From the creators of the A.R.T.'s hit The Light Princess comes a swashbuckling adventure on the high seas. When a giant sea monster destroys their ship, seafaring twins Violet and Victor are separated. Lost in a world of rowdy pirates and lovesick royals, the siblings must be crafty and brave to reunite. Adapted from Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, this family musical is appropriate for all ages.


Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
Sunday, December 6
4:00 p.m.
$69.50/Orchestra (reg. $53)
Shubert Theatre, Boston, MA
Purchase by November 6

The original television classic comes to life! First airing in 1964, RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER has become a beloved Christmas classic - capturing the hearts and wonder of generations of fans. Something magical is happening as the beloved classic soars off the screen and onto the Shubert Theatre stage this holiday season. Join us in celebrating Rudolph and come see all of your favorite characters from the special including, Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius, the Misfit Toys and, of course, Rudolph.

Snow Queen

The Snow Queen
Sunday, November 29
4:00 pm
$33/general seating (reg. $40)
New Repertory Theatre, Boston, MA
Purchase by October 29

An exciting new pop/rock musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale, The Snow Queen is a coming-of-age adventure that follows a young woman on a journey of self-discovery in a magical, wintry landscape. When her best friend Kai is put under a magic spell, Gerda must follow him to the palace of the Snow Queen. Along the way, she battles witches, encounters fantastical characters, and flies through the frozen air on a steampunk odyssey. Co-written and directed by former New Rep Artistic Director, Rick Lombardo, The Snow Queen is sure to enchant the entire family this holiday season. "A fairy-tale that rocks" (The New York Times).


This is Tango Now
Saturday, November 21
8:00 pm
$35/row M (reg. $40)
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Purchase by October 22

Formed by renowned, Tony-winning tango artists Fernanda Ghi and Guillermo Merlo and musician Alfredo Minetti, This Is Tango Now represents a unique approach to tango, reflecting an unconditional passion for the art form. Featuring a stellar company of 12 dancers and musicians performing the world premiere of CARMEN . . . de Buenos Aires, this breathtaking new production of Carmen blends tango and flamenco with an original score based on Bizet’s beloved melodies.

Boston Bruins Boston Bruins 2015-2016 Season
TD Garden, Boston, MA.
4 games available for the 2015-2016 Season. Don't miss seeing the black and gold pride of Boston.
TD Garden, Boston.
  • Thursday, January 21 vs. Vancouver Canucks, 7:00 pm $110/Promenade

  • Sunday, February 28 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, 6:30 pm $105/Balcony 326

  • Thursday, March 3 vs. Chicago Blackhawks, 7:00 pm $130/Balcony 326

  • Saturday, April 9 vs. Ottawa Senators, 12:30 pm $104/Balcony 326

Boston Celtics Boston Celtics 2015-2016 Season
TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, MA
LA Clippers
Wednesday, February 10, 7:30 p.m.
  • Balcony 328 or Promenade - $44

Atlanta Hawks
Friday, November 13, 7:30 p.m.
  • Balcony 311 or Promenade - $33

Milwaukee Bucks
Thursday, February 25, 7:30 p.m.
  • Balcony 328 or Promenade - $33

Washington Wizards
Friday, November 27, 7:30 p.m.
  • Balcony 304 or Promenade - $44

Portland Trailblazers
Wednesday, March 2, 7:30 p.m.
  • Balcony 305 or Promenade - $22

Golden State Warriors
Friday, December 11, 7:30 p.m.
  • Balcony 326 or Promenade - $71

Memphis Grizzlies
Wednesday, March 9, 7:30 p.m.
  • Balcony 308 - $33

Cleveland Cavaliers
Tuesday, December 15, 7:30 p.m.
  • Balcony 313 or Promenade - $93

Houston Rockets
Friday, March 11, 7:30 p.m.
  • Balcony 325 or Promenade - $44

Chicago Bulls
Friday, January 22, 7:30 p.m.
  • Balcony 320 - $44

Toronto Raptors
Wednesday, March 23, 7:30 p.m.
  • Balcony 313 or Promenade - $33

Boston Duck Tours
$30 (Adult tickets only. Reg. $36.74 in person - $38.74 online)
Boston, MA

Take a colorful and memorable cruise around Boston on an original World War II amphibious landing vehicle ~ both through the streets of Boston and on the Charles ~ with a Boston Duck Tour! Exchange discount ticket at the ticket booth (preferably early morning on preferred tour date) for date/time specific ticket.

New for this year: tours offered in 7 other languages including German, French, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese and Brazilian Portuguese (departing from the Prudential Center location starting April 1st).

Butterfly Place

Butterfly Place & Garden
$8/per person (reg $8.50/child 3-12, $12.50/adult, $10.50/senior) Saves money on everyone 3 and up!
Westford, MA
February 14-October 31

See New England butterflies and tropical species from all over the world.

Walk along a winding pathway. Observe butterflies sipping from flowers, basking in the sunshine and flying freely in a natural habitat. Enjoy the koi fish and quail birds which live among the butterflies. Visit the show-and-tell bench where a staff member is always available to answer your questions and help make your visit fun. See eggs, caterpillars or other interesting creatures up close. Plus, visit the indoor garden filled with hundreds of freely-flying butterflies! Great fun for the whole family. Tickets valid anytime and do not expire.

Charles Riverboat Cruise
Boston, MA
$9 (reg. $16.50 adult, $13 senior/student)

60-minute sightseeing tour of the Charles River, departing from CambridgeSide Galleria.
Charles Riverboat Cruise CANNOT accept reservations by phone. Please go to the ticket booth anytime the day you would like to cruise to exchange that ticket for a boarding pass for the next available cruise.
Tours depart daily from May through October at:

Plimoth Plantation
$31/adult (reg. $36)
$20/child, ages 6-12(reg. $22)
Plymouth, MA
Children under 5 and under Free
Open through November 27
Tickets include Plantation, Mayflower II and Grist Mill entrance

Step back in time, and visit a 1627 English Village, as it was in the early 17th century. Learn what a pottage is; how a duck is cooked on the hearth; see cows or goats being milked; talk with a householder and hear about issues of land ownership and payment of debt, and more. Take time to explore the Wampanoag homesite, Mayflower II, Crafts Center, Nye Barn, Wampanoag education site, Colonial education site and much more. Great exploration and discovery for the whole family.

Provincetown Fast Ferry
Boston, MA
$72 (regular $79-$83)
Open May 16-October 13

Ferry leaves from Boston to Provincetown. Reservations required. Exchange the discounted ticket for a Provincetown Ferry ticket at the Boston Harbor Cruises Company Ticket window.

Tourist Trolley Bus

The Old Town Trolley Tours - $32/adult (reg. $65.95 at the booth, $36.86 online)

  • $7/Children 3-12 (reg. $34.95 at the booth,
    $17.96 online)
  • Seniors (reg. $40.95 at the booth, $36.86 online)
  • Children under 3 are free.
  • Boston/Cambridge, MA

Present your discount vouchers purchased from MITAC at an Old Town Trolley Tours storefront for these upgrades.

Open daily from 9am-4pm. Tours are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Patriot's Day. Tours depart from the MIT Bookstore in Kendall Square, and across the street from the Marriott, Kendall Square, approx. every 25-30 minutes (Nov.-March) and approximately every 15-20 minutes (April-October). Voted Boston's Best Tour on Wheels, Boston's Choice Awards 2005 Includes Guide to Boston pamphlet and coupon book. Free Boston Harbor Cruise promotion starts again in April


Southwick Zoo

$15 (regular $27/adult ages 13+; $18/children, 3-13 & seniors, 62+)
Mendon, MA
Open through Mid October

Visit with elk, leopard, reindeer, camels, monkeys, giraffes, chimpanzees, flamingos, kangaroos, llamas and more at the Southwick Zoo in Mendon, MA. Daily shows includes Elephant Fun facts, Bird Talk, Arabian horses, and more. Great fun for the whole family.

Whale Watch

Whale Watch Tickets (Generic Anytime in 2015 season)
$40/adult (reg. $49)
Boston Harbor Cruises, Boston, MA
Open through late October

Boston's only 3-hour whale watch. Hear from professional researchers from the Whale Center of New England, the region's foremost authority on whale populations, as they teach you about everything from whale behavior and migration patterns to the local ecology. Travel to the whales provided by Boston Harbor Cruises' high-speed catamarans. Relax on the deck and keep an eye out for humpbacks, minkes, finbacks and white-sided dolphins. Great fun for all.


Movie Discounts

Movie Discounts
AMC Logo




No Restrictions; no expiration
Includes 2 AMC Gold, 2 small soda vouchers,
& 1 small popcorn voucher

$6.75 No expiration

Valid at Reading and Natick locations.  Tickets do not expire at all. INCLUDES 3D Glasses if needed.

$9.00 No restrictions; no expiration.
Massachusetts locations: Kendall Square, Cambridge and Waltham.
regal cinemas logo



Not valid first 12 days of a run; no expiration
No restrictions; no expiration

showcase cinema logo
$8.75 No restrictions; no expiration.
Note: Tickets not valid @ Chestnut Hill.

Museum Discounts

Museum Discounts

(Note: Tickets must be purchased in advance @ MITAC
to receive the discounted ticket rate)

Children's Museum

 $9 Saves on age 1+

Regular prices:
Adults (16-64): $16.00
Seniors(65+): $16.00
Children (1-15): $16.00
Children under one are FREE!

Harvard MNH

 $7.50 Saves on age 3+

Regular prices:
Adults (18-64): $12.00
Seniors(65+) & Non-Harvard Students: $10.00
Children (3-18): $8.00
Children under 3 are FREE!

ISG Museum

 $6 Saves on age 18+

Regular prices:
Adults (18-64): $15.00
Seniors(65+): $14.00
Children (1-17): Free!
College Students with valid ID- $5
*Valid MIT ID gets in free!*

New England Aquarium  $11.00 Saves on age 3+

Regular prices:
Adult: $26.95
Junior Admission ages 3-11: $17.95
Senior Citizens: $24.95
Children under 3: FREE

Museum of Science  $7.00 Saves on age 3+

Regular prices:
Adult: $23.00
Junior Admission ages 3-11: $20.00
Senior citizens 60+ $21.00
Children under 3: FREE

Mugar Omni Theatre at:
Museum of Science
 $6.00 Saves on age 3+

Omni Regular prices:
Adult: $10.00 (ages 12+)
Junior admission ages 3-11: $8.00
Senior citizens 60+: $9.00
Children under 3: FREE

Charles Hayden Planetarium at:
Museum of Science
 $6.00 Saves on age 3+

Planetarium Regular prices:
Adult: $10.00 (ages 12+)
Junior admission ages 3-11: $8.00
Senior citizens 60+: $9.00
Children under 3: FREE

Peabody Essex Museum

 $10 Saves on age 17+

Regular Price: $18/adult
*Does not include entry to Chinese House ($5 additional with admission)

Peabody MAE

$8.50 Saves on age 3+

Adult: $10.00 (ages 12+)
Junior admission ages 3-11: $8.00
Senior citizens 60+: $9.00
Children under 3: FREE

Tea Party
$12/Child Age 4-12
Regular Price$15/Child


Shaws and Star Markets Gift Cards

MITAC offers Shaws/Star Market gift cards (also usable at Albertsons, Hornbachers, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shoppers, Shop'n Save, Cub, Farm Fresh, and ACME markets).
MITAC currently stocks $50 cards.

Other Discounts

The following discounts are offered by area vendors to the MIT Community.

Please contact the vendors directly for additional information.

Boston Globe

Boston Globe Digital Subscription Discount

Now available to the MIT community. $10/annually (reg. $223.44) ~ save 95% off the regular rate). Use promo code MITBGCOM at

BJ's Wholesale Club

(CLICK HERE to download a form)
(CLICK HERE to download instructions on filling it out)

Downloadable Discount membership forms to BJ's Wholesale Club are now available to members of the MIT Community. Fill out the application and mail it to the address that is listed on the form . Remember to make a copy of your completed application for your records. You will receive your BJ's card approximately 6 weeks after you turn in your application.

Bose Corporation Logo

Great discounts on Bose products (10-30% off) for current MIT employees and students with your MIT ID (Note: discount not applicable for MIT affiliates with non-current status. Includes discount on the Bose Wave Radio. You need to call 800-444-2673 with your MIT ID to get the discount.

TV and Movie Tour

Boston TV & Movie Tour Discount

10% off all bus & walking tours. Use promotional code: MIT10 on the purchasing website at Bus tours offered year round; walking tours offered April -October. Regular rates are $38/pp/bus tour (3 hours, 40 sites); $20/pp/walking tour (1.5 hours, 30 sites) (plus a $2 ticketing fee/pp/tour)

Paris Crepe

Boston Philharmonic

Discounts for the 2014-15 Season
Use promo code AMB-MITAC for $8 tickets for C & D level tickets for the 2014-15 BPO season (Note: discount does not apply to A and B level seating). For further info contact the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra at 617-236-0999, or Johny Helyar, at


Cambridge Local First Card

Cambridge Local First (independent Locally-owned businesses in Cambridge) offers 50% off to the MIT Community on their Cambridge Local First Card ($10, reg. $20). The card extends discounts to many area businesses in Cambridge, including the Middle East, local Jazz concerts, Trademark Tours (City Wine Tour, etc.). Use the following custom link to order the discounted card. Further info: Carissa Blackburn at or 857-998-7392.

Central Square Theater

Central Square Theatre Discounts
Central Square Theater Discounts
Use code "MITID" for 20% off Single Tickets for the MIT Community at Central Square Theater,
450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139. To purchase tickets, visit, or by phone at 866.811.4111, or in person at 450 Mass Ave. Visit the following link to purchase an exclusive MIT Student 2012-13 Season package:

Diable Glass

Diablo Glass School
Diablo Glass School, Boston, MA. 20% discount with a current, valid MIT ID. Classes include glassblowing, flameworking, fused glass, stained glass, casting and coldworking classes and events. To sign up for a class, visit or call 617-442-7444.

Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company
Approximately 10% off Ford automobile purchases. Ford Motor Company Automobile Discounts.

MIT employees are eligible for special discounts on Ford Automobiles (including Ford & Lincoln) through the MIT-Ford Alliance. To find out what discounts are available, follow these instructions: GO TO -; enter Partner Code:  MITXX; Country: US; Click the Submit button. NOTE: The discounts offered on the Ford Partners website might not be the best available. Check with a dealer to compare prices.


Four-Handed Illusions: An Intimate Evening of Laughs and Wonder
Hampshire House, Boston.

Order tickets online with promo code MITAC-FHI $40.50 (reg. $45). Ages 21+. Magic and comedy show by magicians Joel Acevedo and Steve Kradolfer. Cost includes admission and light hors d'oeuvres before the show. Further info can be found on the link above.

Improv Asylum

Improv Asylum
Boston, MA

The Improv Asylum offers a $5 discount on all shows except Saturday with an MIT ID.


Museum of Fine Arts

MFA PASSES are available at the HAYDEN LIBRARY for MIT CAMPUS customers.
Contact the Hayden Library for additional information.

Institute of Contemporary Art Discounts
•The Council for the Arts sponsors free admission to the Institute of Contemporary Art for all MIT Community members with valid MIT IDs. For further info, contact the Council for the Arts at MIT.

Kendall Flower Shop

Kendall Flower Shop
Kendall Square, Cambridge.
10% off with your MIT ID on any purchase.

Moodz Spa Salon andd Boutique

Moodz Spa Salon Boutique
10% off with your MIT ID.
2 locations: 556 Mass. Ave., Acton and 19 Pelham Island Rd., Wayland

Paris Crepe

Paris Creperie

10% discount with your MIT ID at either the food truck or the cafe. Mouth-watering crepes from veggies to sweet!

Photo Walks of Boston

Photo Walks of Boston
20% off with your MIT ID. $20 (reg. $25). Historic Walking Tours with a Photographic Edge. 5 photo tours available: Beacon Hill, Back Bay, Freedom Trail, Public Garden, and the Waterfront.

Tour Bike

Urban Adventours
Boston, MA
10% off with your MIT I.D. ($45 for a tour, reg. $50; and $31.50 for rentals, reg. $35)
Use discount code 'mit10'.

Urban AdvenTours is a unique, eco-friendly bicycle tour company in Boston that provides original bicycle tours and quality bike rentals. Daily bicycle tours are offered at 10am and 2pm, and the Funway to Fenway Tour leaves every Friday and Saturday night at 6pm.

Yummy Food Walk

Yummy Walks Food Tours

(*NEW) 10% discount on Saturday tours (1pm) for the MIT Community (discount code 10MIT). Tours include Foods of the Freedom Trail; North End Little Italy Food Tour; and Boston Chowda and Seafood Tour. Call 781-239-9920 for reservations.


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