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.

Spring Orientations are every Wednesday at 1:00


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

Thursday: 10:00 AM - 6:00

Friday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM 

Saturday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Starting February 25th.



Thursday: OMAX Water Jet Class from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Friday: Master Cam Class from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 

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


New News!

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