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 seven years by providing tools, training, and assistance to all MIT students, faculty, staff, and alums interested in turning their ideas into reality.

2017 Spring Semester Hours of Operation 

Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM 

Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Thursday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM 

Saturday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM 


Spring Orientations are every Wednesday at 1:00 PM   

Final Orientation for Spring will be Wednesday, April 26th


Thursday: OMAX Water Jet Class from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Limit 5 people - Final water jet class is April 27th.

Friday: Master Cam Class from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Limit 5 people - Final Water Jet class is April 28th

Please email: to sign up for OMAX Water 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.