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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT): Tours & Tickets

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One of the world's leading educational institutions, with an emphasis on math and sciences, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is located on the banks of the Charles River. The M.I.T. campus includes many modern buildings designed by famous...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been to campus tours here during orientation. Great campus in the middle of Cambridge. So much to see and do. PACKS of international tourists track their way across MIT campus just to experience the MIT culture and to see what this great college is all...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive and magic place. World center of innovations. Realle great to spend time there. It gives a lot of power :)

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) was founded in 1861 and is especially famous for engineering, science, computer technology and software development, including for radar and navigation, and is famed for having invented the World Wide Web.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a once in a lifetime experience! Please do a walking tour to take in the history and achievements of this amazing institution.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can see why it is considered by some the best college in the world. Campus is in a great location across from Boston in Cambridge. Walked across a bridge into Boston to go to a Red Sox game. Beautiful campus. Of course the students and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked from Fenway to Harvard Square and took a detour when we saw MIT. Woowzer, beautiful campus, and cool students.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 September 2019

Cambridge is a mecca for biotech and pharma - startups, established companies, all kinds jostle for space in the insanely expensive real estate...and the Biological Engineering Department is a hub for translating discoveries into practical use. You hear about computer science...but the people who grow...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 9 August 2019

Although I was a solo traveller, I still decided to take MIT's advice and reserve a space for the information session and guided walking tour. It took roughly 1.5 hours, with the presentation taking up 45 minutes and the tour taking the rest. Good information...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank macandtrips
Reviewed 8 August 2019 via mobile

The buildings are super great! It’s so peaceful there. A good idea is to just lay on the grass and enjoy the views. You can enter inside and visit the university!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Andrea V
Reviewed 8 August 2019 via mobile

Took a free guided walking tour if MIT. Some interest by our soon to be college bound teen but more interest from my science oriented husband. Led by a friendly and knowledgeable MIT student. Interesting facts about the Dome and some of the pranks pulled...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Maja N
30 September 2018|
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Response from KevinSChina | Reviewed this property |
You can do both in one day, they're close to each other and 2-3 hours at each campus Harvard and MIT is fine.
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HOLAMY
30 May 2018|
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Response from Jacqueline T | Reviewed this property |
We visited both of those and the Museum of Science. I would also go check the Peabody museum at Harvard.
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1 October 2016|
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Response from AmirJahangir | Reviewed this property |
There is no entry fee, however if you book a tour they will charge $10-15 per person. I suggest you get the tour as it will give you the historical perspective and an idea what's going on in different department, as... More
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