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.

New News!

The Hobby Shop recently hired a new Assistant Director. Introducing Kobi! We will do a featured news article introducing Coby next semester but if you are near the Hobby Shop, swing by and say hi!


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

Final OMAX water jet and MasterCam class - November 17th and 18th

Spring Orientations begin Wednesday, January 4th at 1:00

Fall 2016  Hours of Operation

Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Thursday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Friday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Saturday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Orientation/Class Hours

Thursday: OMAX Water Jet Class from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - starting January 5th, 2017

Friday: Master Cam Class from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM starting January 6th, 2017