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.


2017 Summer Term Hours of Operation 

Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM 

Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Thursday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM 

Saturday: 11:00 - 5:00


Summer Orientations are held Wednesdays, 1:00 - 2:00 in W31-031


Thursday: OMAX Micro Jet Class from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Limit 5 people -

Friday: Master Cam Class from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Limit 5 people - 

Please email: to sign up for OMAX Micro Jet or MasterCam classes

Where are we at?

W31-031. Our entrance door is near the corner of Massachusetts  Ave and Vassar St.. Come down the hall and dial the call box 34343.