Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge

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Educational Site · Tourist Spot
Tour one of the world's leading educational institutions, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). On campus, you'll have a chance to visit buildings created by famed architects Eero Saarinen and William Welles Bosworth. Located on the banks of the Charles River, the campus includes many modern buildings such as the Stata Center, designed by Frank Gehry. Visit the List Visual Arts Center, the university libraries and archives, and the museum and associated galleries, featuring exhibits designed by students and professionals. At the Infinite Corridor in the Media Lab, you can attend one of the many lectures and events open to the public. Plan to see Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and other attractions that appeal to you using our Cambridge online route planner.
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  • If you're an engineer, this is a must see while in the Boston, MA area. Tons of large research buildings on a beautiful campus next to Charles River. Great place to run or walk. Lots to see and do...  more »
  • We toured the school before the students arrived. An amazing place. Classrooms have the latest in tech stuff. Quite understandable that so many breakthroughs are made here.  more »
  • We visited here in Spring. Not crowded. The university is huge and has so many departments and buildings. This is one of the most prestigious universities in the world. We were so much thrilled to be here. We visited a couple of buildings and the great lawn area in front of the main building too. The surroundings are dreamlike and are very student friendly. There are many facilities for students to study, read, have group activities, play and much more. We took some pictures and imagined someday our kid might get into this great university. Thanks so much !!
  • Open access to the public! Able to walk around to see the classrooms. Nicely decorated inside as well. Situated just right to the lakeside so really enjoyed the view!

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