Visit Us

We are part of one of the coolest, most creative, and intellectually vibrant ecosystems on Earth.

Originally founded in Boston, MIT now makes its home in the city of Cambridge, a place the New York Times says, “blends its erudite character with a rich serving of arts and culture.”

Our campus is situated in Kendall Square, a hub brimming with technology giants, biotechnology firms, and startups. Ever evolving, the plans to develop our neighborhood are next-level cool.

But we aren’t all engineering and no play. Our campus is a mere 364.4 smoots (plus or minus one ear) across the Charles River to Boston, where foodies can indulge, sports fanatics can cheer, and history buffs can walk the streets of Paul Revere. We are also only a subway ride away from the beach and a short road trip to the Green Mountains or the White Mountains.

The bottom line: this city has something for everyone. We encourage you to come check it out for yourself.

MIT Campus Map and Directions

Official Tours

Prospective Students

The Office of Admissions conducts information sessions followed by student-led campus tours for students, families, and groups. There are also opportunities to prospective students attend a class, shadow a student, or join a student for lunch.

Select departments in the School of Engineering also offer tours:

  • If you’re interested in majoring in electrical engineering and computer science, email Anne Hunter or Vera Sayzew a few days prior to your visit to schedule a tour.
  • If you interested in majoring in aeronautics and astronautics, please contact Marie Stuppard two weeks prior to your visit to make arrangements. Tours are given from 1–2 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays, excluding holidays.

General Visitors

Visitors who are not prospective students are welcome to contact MIT Admissions to inquire about joining a student-led campus tour after the information session concludes.

Delegations, Industry, and Official Visits

Please contact us for more information.

Unofficial Tours

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