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Public MIT Campus Guided Walking Tour

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Cambridge, United States
Public MIT Campus Guided Walking Tour

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icon1 hour 10 minutes  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Walk the quads of the campus that inspired astronauts, Nobel Peace Prize winners, and famed innovators in just about every discipline on a student-led tour of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Get an inside look on what it’s like to attend the prestigious university and hear real stories about what makes MIT special.
  • Student-led walking tour of MIT campus
  • Hear insider stories about what it’s like to attend the prestigious university
  • Learn about MIT’s history and relationship to Boston
  • See campus landmarks such as the Great Dome and the Infinite Corridor
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70-Minute Historic Walking Tour of MIT
MIT Student-Led Tour Guide
Illustrated map of MIT and Kendall Square
Learn about MIT History & Culture, as well as famous MIT Alumni
See top sites including MIT, Charles River, Strata Center, and Kendall Square
Tour ends at the MIT COOP - the best place for souvenirs
Gratuities
Souvenirs
300 Main St , 300 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA

Meet next to the large, orange statue of the letters "KSQ" in the center of the plaza.

This activity will end right where it started.
Make your way to the heart of the MIT campus at Kendall Square. Meet your guide and a group of roughly 30 people for a walking tour of campus, learning about MIT history as well as students’ personal experiences as you go.

Pass by campus landmarks including the historic Great Dome, the 825-foot long (251 meter) Infinite Corridor, and the 720,000-square-foot Stata Center, and learn about campus culture, like the old tradition of pranks, called “hacks.”

This tour is geared toward visiting students, vacationing families, and returning alum alike.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
You will see one of the most unique and innovative campuses in the world!
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Kendall Square
Kendall Square in Cambridge is right in the middle of innovation and tech.
Pass By:  
Charles River
Charles River separates Boston and Cambridge and offers stunning views of the city.
Pass By:  
Stata Center
Famous MIT building located in Cambridge, MA.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Make sure to wear comfortable shoes
  • Tour route is less than 1 mile
  • Street parking and parking garages available
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Trademark Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

Learn more about cancellations.


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College Life @ MIT
Steve_L
, Jun 2022
One of my grandsons has a strong interest in applying to MIT when he is 3 years older. Samantha did a great job of describing student life at MIT and the non-academic side of college life.
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MIT Tour
qwdrvm8gsq
, Jun 2022
Jessica have an effective and informative tour. She shared insightful knowledge about the school and its student traditions along with a good look at the campus.
star-5
Well done MIT overview!
Sarah_W
, Jun 2022
Our student guide J Rutledge brought an energy and excitement that made the tour come to life. A mix of history, architecture, and current student life helped to create a full picture of the MIT experience.
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Get the free MIT tour
marcpilon
, Nov 2019
The free MIT tour was given by MIT student who were paid by the MIT. The tour was better and FREE!!!
star-5
Really interesting
Anya_J
, Oct 2019
Loved the fact that it was an MIT student showing you around. Incredibly interesting if you want to know who invested/donated to MIT. Loved the fact that google, tripadvisor etc have offices based in Toronto to identify the best under grads!
star-3
Walk the campus
Martin_W
, Sep 2019
The tour walks round some of the key MIT buildings on the East Campus. The tour guide primarily explained the building purpose, architect and benefactor. There were one or two anecdotes.
star-3
Disappointing
Neil S
, Aug 2019
The tour guide was not very concerned with the group catching up before he started speaking and wasn't even loud enough. Maybe I had high expectations after I did the Harvard tour which was spectacular
star-5
Great tour
Bonnie K
, Aug 2019
Barbie, wonderful enthusiastic tour guide. Sharing all the wonderful pieces of MIT! She sold my teen on MIT... At least to be considered.
star-5
Interesting Walking Tour
Gail_J
, Aug 2019
Tour guide was excellent, enthusiastic and well educated about the history and culture at MIT. My nephew attends University in Germany and is a complete tech geek. I thought it would be good for him to get a glimpse of the college live in the US. I think he enjoyed hearing about various student hacks. I enjoyed seeing the campus and hearing about the history and architecture. I do recommend this tour is you have a couple hours to spend.

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