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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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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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77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super place with a great focus on innovation. Tour was good. Buildings were well kept. Square was nice. Athletic facilities are really good.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One can not think of completing the visit without roaming around in the most famous uni in the world! One can relive student life if you have graduated from any uni anywhere! What a place!

Thank sanjay4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a beautiful campus to wander around, and taking a guided tour to learn about the building's history (and maybe even see some of the labs) is highly worth it! The Charles River is right next to the campus with an excellent biking/walking path...More

Thank Fearless731688
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being an Engineer and coming from Cambridge UK, a trip to MIT was always something on the to-do list. MIT does not have old historical colleges, gardens etc., but it does have a great buzz and some very motivated students. In the main entrance is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

William Rogers, LLD was the founder and the first president of MIT which was established in 1861. The institution still holds its position as one of the top universities around the world. Self guided maps are also available to tour around the campus

Thank Enamul13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We would have loved to have a guided tour of the campus. We got more info on MIT on our Charles Riverboat Tour.

Thank marieevedg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we walk from our hotel several times, they have the MIT useum, very interesting and the MIT campus is spread out trought the area.

Thank jackiesamy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been working here for more than 6 months already and I love it. Great place to visit as well! Nice view to Boston and Charles River. You can walk through the campus and look how the student life organized here. I also recommend taking...More

Thank Vitaliy_Deitery
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter reserved a tour on Friday 7 at 14.30. Warm welcome , nice and prepared students explained life at MIT and showed around the beautiful,modern and clean sites.Profs were glad to give useful information.

Thank matildecastellano2
Reviewed 9 September 2018

As a tourist, I found out MIT is a cooler place to visit than Harvard. I mean for the architecture, the stories, and the cool things going on in the school. The engineering building was the coolest to see. You definitely need to plan ahead...More

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Maja N
30 September 2018|
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Response from reelwise | Reviewed this property |
Several hours will allow an overview of both campuses and cover the highlights. For a more complete visit to Harvard's excellent museums and library plan more time. Some areas will be closed on Sundays but for a general... More
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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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30 September 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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