MIT Hobby Shop

Hobby Shop

Learn By Doing

The MIT Hobby Shop is a fully-equipped wood and metal shop that teaches students the art of thoughtful design.

The Hobby Shop has fostered MIT’s spirit of learning by doing for over seventy nine years by providing tools, training, and assistance to all MIT students, faculty, staff, and alums interested in turning their ideas into reality.

The Hobby Shop Spring Schedule


Due to Covid19 and the closer of all MIT classes, the Hobby Shop is supending All Membership Orientations until further notice.

All current memberships will be honored for future membership terms.


The Hobby Shop will be closing this after this Saturday for the next two weeks, through March 30th, 2020.

We will notify HS Members via hobbyshop-news and the HS website of our status April 1st. 

* It is recommended that you remove any projects and materials from the Hobby Shop by Tuesday, March 17th.


Micro Jet and Fusion 360 classes

OMAX Micro Jet Class - Thursdays: 1:00 - 2:00 To sign up, please contact Hayami:

Fusion 360 Cam Class - Fridays: 1:00 - 2:00 To sign up, please contact Coby:


Where are we?

W31-031. Our entrance door is near the corner of Massachusetts  Ave and Vassar St.. Come down the hall and dial the call box 3-4343.