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 years by providing tools, training, and assistance to all MIT students, faculty, staff, and alums interested in turning their ideas into reality.

Open for Business Hours

Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Thursday: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Orientation/Class Hours

Wednesday: Orientation at 1:00 PM

Orientation ends November 18th, 2016

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

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