We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
+1 617-253-1000
No entry fee. Enrich your experience with a tour or activity!
Popular ways to visit!
from US$1,200
More Info
Historical Day Trip from Boston in Luxury Rolls Royce Ghost
from US$54
More Info
Full-Day City Tour of Boston and Cambridge
from US$60
More Info
Cambridge and Charles River Segway Tour
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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 architects and is worth exploring.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“stata center” (24 reviews)
“great dome” (8 reviews)
77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
+1 617-253-1000
Write a Review
Reviews (792)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 470 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the wrong turn and ended up in the middle of the campus when walking back to our hotel but hey atleast its a pretty campus to be lost on. :)

Thank stephanier76
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very informative. The tour started w an informative talk about the school its culture n student life. She spoke about financial aide it was well done. Our tour guide showed us the school w looks at some rooms the dorm area and athletic center. Loved...More

Thank Laureen G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The campus is huge. Tried to get Into an event but it was invite only. Beautiful art work around the campus& very nice outdoor seating. Great weather. Hopefully students are learning to contribute to the world .

Thank saldonia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended a Welcome Dinner event with my son. Students and administration were very warm and welcoming! It was an honor and pleasure to be there.

Thank GuerraFamilies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Each trip yields something new here on campus. Stop by the student center for food or take witness to the art structures surrounding the buildings. Most notably overlooking the Dome you'll find 'The Alchemist' structure. Once you walk across the busy street you'll have to...More

Thank Kingsley A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Given MIT is ranked world's number 1 top institute, it was my privilege to visit the institute with a friend in June - and we had a unique opportunity to speak with a MIT engineering professor and his students inside the MIT Museum. The museum...More

Thank May W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) is one of the world's most prestigious universities. It has always been one of my favorite universities. I finally got to see it close up and was very impressed. The engineering building was really cool.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

​I wanted a tour of the tour University when I stumbled on their undergraduate admission information tour. Parents brought their kids who are just starting high school to learn about the requirements. Like most top schools, they are big on both academic and social life....More

Thank Asake-OKin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a tour and learned a lot about the place. The engineering building was the coolest to see. Otherwise pretty sterile atmosphere compared to the asthetic charm of Harvard and it's greenways.

Thank Beth P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very happy with the information session and tour. It was very easy to set up the tour online. You definitely need to plan ahead as they have limited space. The hour information session could have been condensed to 35 minutes, but otherwise was...More

Thank RagsKP94
Nearby Restaurants
Flour Bakery & Cafe
180 reviews
.22 miles away
Cuchi Cuchi
263 reviews
.35 miles away
Area Four
194 reviews
.28 miles away
198 reviews
.29 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Charles River
615 reviews
.31 miles away
MIT Museum
495 reviews
.29 miles away
Charles River Bike Path
171 reviews
.68 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
30 September 2016|
Answer Show all 9 answers
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
28 January 2015|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Scallopeye2 | Reviewed this property |
BOS (Logan Airport) is the only Commercial airport near MIT. Suggest a cab if money is not an object. It's easy method with baggage, most direct & "safest" since you can take them any time if day or night. The other... More
28 January 2015|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from smallsy28 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry for the delay, Catch your flight into Boston Logan Airport, The main Airport for Boston, Quickest way to M.I.T. is to catch a cab, 15 to 20 minutes, or catch the "T" Boston subway,on the silver line then change to... More