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.

Spring Orientation will be begin on January 10th, 2018

Hobby Shop orientations are Wednesdays from 1:00 - 2:00 

Fall Schedule


Monday: 10:00 - 6:00 PM 

Tuesday: 10:00 - 9:00 PM  

Wednesday: 10:00 - 9:00 PM  

Thursday: 10:00 - 6:00 PM  

Friday: 10:00 - 6:00 PM  

Saturday: 11:00 - 5:00



Classes begin - September 7th, 2017

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.