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.

Summer orientation start on Wednesday, June 5th.

Hobby Shop Spring Schedule

Monday: 10:00 - 6:00

Tuesday: 10:00 - 9:00  

Wednesday: 10:00 - 9:00 

Thursday: 10:00 - 6:00

Friday: 10:00 - 6:00

Saturday: April 20th - CLOSED for Passover and Easter

Final class is Thursday, April 11th 1:00 PM - 2:00: OMAX Micro Jet Class  email: 

Final class is Friday, April 12th 1:00 PM - 2:00: Cam class, Fusion 360  email: 


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 3-4343.