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Building N51   265 Massachusetts Avenue   Cambridge, MA 02139
Open Daily 10am – 5pm  /  Closed Major Holidays

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Teacher Resources

Teacher Resources

Work at the MIT Museum this summer!


Join our education team for a paid, 6-week informal education experience. Send your cover letter and resume to edsearch@mit.edu soon!


Learn about upcoming public programs that may be of interest to you and your students!

Gallery Guides

The PDF guides below were created by the MIT Museum education team for school field trips and other group visits to the MIT Museum:
Gallery Activity Guide (middle and high school level)
Sampling MIT Exhibit Guide (middle and high school level)
A Brief Guide to Sampling MIT (middle and high school level)
Family Gallery Guide and Activity Sheet (all ages)

Pre- and Post-Workshop Activities

The PDF lessons below were created by the MIT Museum's education team for teachers who wish to engage their students in pre-visit activities before attending one of the following workshops at the MIT Museum, or in post-visit activities.
Robotics Engineering: Programming Mindstorms
Lights, Camera Action: Physics & Photography

Free Admission for MA Teachers

The MIT Museum is always free for members of the Massachusetts Teachers Association! Show your MTA membership card for free admission to the Museum to enjoy our public offerings and plan ahead for your group’s visit.

Teacher Workshops

Teachers are welcome to observe Museum workshops held during MA public school vacation weeks (February 17-21, 2014 and April 21-25, 2014). Teachers attending the 2014 NSTA Conference are invited to take a field trip and participate in a LEGO DNA workshop at the MIT Museum on April 4.

MIT Museum Public Programs

Learn more about current research and technology by attending one of the Museum’s public programs. Check the Museum’s calendar for events related to your teaching. Or, join our mailing list to receive emails about upcoming exhibitions and programs.
In addition, consider registering a teams of 4-8 students for our annual Friday After Thanksgiving (F.A.T.) Chain Reaction.

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Additional MIT resources

MIT offers many other activities and facilities for students and school groups. An extensive listing of MIT’s K-12 programs is available online.

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