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.

Hobby Shop Orientations are Wednesdays, 1:00 - 2:00

Fall 2018 Hobby Shop Membership Orientations are Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:00

Final Orientation is Wednesday, November 21st. (There will be no orientation on November 14th as previously scheduled)


Monday: 10:00 - 6:00

Tuesday: 10:00 - 9:00

Wednesday: 10:00 - 9:00

Thursday: 10:00 - 7:00

Friday: 10:00 - 7:00

Saturday: 11:00 - 5:00

Thursday: OMAX Micro Jet Class from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Limit 5 people) 

Friday: Starting: Fusion 360 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 3-4343.