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July 2015

Weekdays: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and Weekends: 12 - 4 p.m.

Idea Hub: Hands-on Engineering and Design

Explore topics in design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3D programs, and a variety of other hands-on making and tinkering topics!

Free with Museum admission and appropriate for ages 12 and up. Activities are determined based on staff availability and are subject to change.

Weekdays (excluding July 3):
1 - 3 p.m.

Summer drop-in activities

Try your hand at technoart, experiment with computer programming, or participate in hands-on building activities with our Museum educators.

Free with Museum admission and appropriate for ages 8 and up. Activities are determined based on staff availability and are subject to change.

Weekdays: 2:30 p.m.

Gallery tour

Take a guided tour of one of our special galleries.

Free with Museum admission.

Sat., July 4 07-04-2015 10:00:00 07-04-2015 17:00:00 15 Closed for the holiday

Closed for the holiday

Fri., July 10
5 - 8 p.m.
07-10-2015 17:00:00 07-10-2015 20:00:00 15 Second Fridays Jump-start your weekend at the MIT Museum. Mix and mingle; relax and unwind! Free with Museum admission. MIT Museum 07/10/2015

Second Fridays: From Music to Medicine

Learn about innovative uses of sound waves for solving modern medical problems.

Free with Museum admission.

Thurs., July 23
2 - 4 p.m.
07-23-2015 14:00:00 07-23-2015 16:00:00 15 Coffee Can Radar Showcase MIT Museum 07/10/2015

Coffee Can Radar Showcase

High school summer students at MIT Lincoln Laboratory show off their do-it-yourself radar projects. Measure the changing speeds of everyday objects and discover what happens when you give an engineer a coffee can!

Sat., July 25
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
07-25-2015 11:00:00 07-25-2015 13:00:00 15 Science in Everyday Life MIT Museum 07/25/2015

Science in Everyday Life

Try your hand at making water "disappear" and reappear in a hands-on activity with MIT students from the Biology Undergraduate Student Association!


August 2015

Weekdays through Aug 18
(excluding Aug 14):

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
and
Weekends: 12 - 4 p.m.

Idea Hub: Hands-on Engineering and Design

Explore topics in design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3D programs, and a variety of other hands-on making and tinkering topics!

Free with Museum admission and appropriate for ages 12 and up. Activities are determined based on staff availability and are subject to change.

Weekdays through Aug 12:
1 - 3 p.m.

Summer drop-in activities

Try your hand at technoart, experiment with computer programming, or participate in hands-on building activities with our Museum educators.

Free with Museum admission and appropriate for ages 8 and up. Activities are determined based on staff availability and are subject to change.

Mon.-Wed. through Aug 13:
2:30 p.m.

Gallery tours

Take a guided tour of one of our special galleries.

Free with Museum admission.

Wed., August 12
5 - 8 p.m.
08-12-2015 17:00:00 08-12-2015 20:00:00 15 CCTV Youth Videos MIT Museum

Cambridge Community TV Youth Videos

Join us for a screening of work produced by teens in the 25th annual CCTV Summer Media Institute.

Fri., August 14
5 - 8 p.m.
08-14-2015 17:00:00 08-14-2015 20:00:00 15 Second Fridays Jump-start your weekend at the MIT Museum. Mix and mingle; relax and unwind! Free with Museum admission. MIT Museum

Second Fridays: A Celebration of Polaroid and Edwin Land

Delve into the rich history, science and technology of the origins of instant photography in Cambridge.

Free with Museum admission.

Sat., August 15
2 - 4 p.m.
08-15-2015 14:00:00 08-15-2015 16:00:00 15 Open Style Lab Summer Showcase Explore the user-centered, interactive designs developed by OSL students and their clients. MIT Museum

Open Style Lab Summer Showcase

Explore the interactive clothing solutions that 8 teams of students developed this summer and meet the clients who inspired their user-centered designs.

Free with Museum admission.


September 2015

Weekends: 12 - 4 p.m.

Idea Hub: Hands-on Engineering and Design

Explore topics in design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3D programs, and a variety of other hands-on making and tinkering topics!

Free with Museum admission and appropriate for ages 12 and up. Activities are determined based on staff availability and are subject to change.

Fri., September 11
5 - 8 p.m.
09-11-2015 17:00:00 09-11-2015 20:00:00 15 Second Fridays Jump-start your weekend at the MIT Museum. Free with Museum admission. MIT Museum

Second Fridays: Living in the Future

Humanoid robots? Bouncing cameras? Find out if the science portrayed by Hollywood is fiction or today's reality!

Free with Museum admission.


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